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Urgent ITC news! Please call congress.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Congress is currently drafting a tax package that is expected to be voted on this week or next regarding the ITC (the federal solar investment tax credit).  We need you to show your support! Please call your local congress today! Find your representative here. Ask to  include a multi-year extension of the… Read more

Solar professionals visit the Capitol for help

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Solar Worker Day at the Capitol

Rate changes, the threat to Net Metering and the expiration of the ITC pose danger to the solar industry, solar customers, and our jobs! Sun Light & Power joined hundreds of passionate solar industry professionals at the Capitol Tuesday for ‪#‎SolarWorkerDay‬. Check out a video here: http://mms.tveyes.com/Transcript.asp… We were heard and the… Read more

Encouraging news on A-6 Tariff for solar

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

We are encouraged by the news that the CPUC just put a hold on the decision on the PG&E rate case that includes changes to the A-6 rate. The proposed decision had been scheduled for a vote tomorrow, but is now scheduled for the August 13 meeting! This points to the… Read more

Please act immediately! At PG&E’s Behest, the CPUC is Poised to Scale Back the A-6 Tariff, the Last Standing “Solar Friendly” Rate for Businesses and Schools in California.

Monday, July 13th, 2015

These changes will greatly diminish the solar savings currently available to small and medium sized businesses, municipal buildings, and especially schools. Act immediately! Just a few short weeks ago the CPUC came out with a proposed decision (PD) based on PG&E’s request to severely limit the applicability of the extremely… Read more

Solar canopies

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

This beautiful, modern Silicon Valley office building meets LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum standards. LEED recognizes best in-class building strategies and practices. We are proud to be a part of the process by providing solar electricity! A canopy, rooftop or carport solar electric system helps office spaces… Read more

Purchase Solar Power this summer

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Many have misconceptions regarding the purchase of solar power. Often, I’m asked… Why shouldn’t I wait another year or two to purchase solar?  Prices have been coming down, haven’t they? This is so wrong in so many ways.  Here are just a few of the ways: First of all, every year… Read more

2015 Best for the World Honoree

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

    The best businesses don’t just turn a profit—they’re a force for good. That’s why we’re proud to be a 2015 Best for the World honoree. Visit the Press Release. How are we Best for the World? We earned a score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations… Read more

Solar Hot Water News

Monday, January 26th, 2015

The CPUC is scheduled to vote this Thursday on CALSEIA’s  petition to increase incentive levels in the CSI-Thermal program. CALSEIA says they are most excited about improved business opportunities for solar water heating systems on multifamily housing. They proposed increasing incentives by 39 percent for these customers!’ Did you know our solar water… Read more

Thoughts on the Climate March

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Gary Gerber, our President and CEO, was disappointed he was not able to fly to New York City to attend the largest climate march in history yesterday. But he was thrilled to attend the satellite event in Oakland. “The rally was remarkable,” said Gerber. “There was total alignment of people… Read more

AB 2188 is now law!

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

We are celebrating the new law, signed just yesterday by Governor Jerry Brown. Signing AB 2188 (Muratsuchi) makes California the first state in the country to mandate a standardized, streamlined solar permitting practice statewide. Gary Gerber, President and CEO of Sun Light & Power, says “It’s remarkable it has taken this… Read more

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