Brian Milholland was in attendance at the Solar Press Conference in El Centro, where rooftop solar systems are being providing free of charge to low and fixed income families in Imperial County. Milholland Electric is the managing solar electric contractor handling the installations and maintenance.
El Centro resident Jo Ann Rodrigues Finley may be able set her home’s thermostat below 83 degrees Fahrenheit this summer, when temperatures will go above 110 and stay there for months.
Citizens Energy Corp., a nonprofit, is a partner with San Diego Gas & Electric on the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line, and is using proceeds from the line to fund the program. The group hopes to install rooftop solar electricity systems on 100 to 200 homes per year for the next 30 years, and to do so with local labor, said company founder and former Massachusetts Rep. Joseph Kennedy II.
Please share the good news that many unable to purchase a solar system in the imperial county will be receiving solar systems free.
The solar press conference is present is 3 parts below!
The latest information indicates that the 50 Watt panels “may” be warranted &/or corrected by the manufacturer. However, many of the 34 Watt product customers are having to resolve the problem on their own and turn off their system until the problem is corrected.
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A new report published by Environment California Research and Policy Center offers an interesting look at California’s solar power installations.
The state of California is still the number one state in America leading the way in solar power installed capacityand after a detailed city by city analysis, San Diego once again ranks #1.
San Diego still ranks #1
On January 24th, a press conference was held at (PLNU) Point Loma Nazarene University to present this information and to celebrate this accomplishment. Major Jerry Sanders and other local community and business leaders attended to offer their congratulations and continued support for our solar power and renewable energy mission.
A segment of the press conference is available at our YouTube channel linked below. For those who do not have the time to view the video, please review the following highlighted excerpts, quotations and speaking points provided by Environment California at the event.
Excerpts & Quotations:
San Diego, CA (Jan. 24, 2012) Environment California Research & Policy Center released a report today cataloging the amount of solar power installed by cities across the state, as of the third quarter of 2011. The report identifies the hubs of the state’s thriving solar economy and shows that San Diego leads all California cities in terms of the number of solar roofs installed, with more than 4,500 projects on residential, commercial and government buildings. Sand Diego also leads the state in terms of the total amount of electricity generated by these systems, measured in solar capacity with nearly 37 megawatts installed.
“San Diego is America’s solar city,” said Michelle Kinman, clean energy advocate with Environmental California Research & Policy Center and co-author of the report, California’s Solar citiers 2012: Leaders in the Race Toward a Clean Energy Future.
Mayor Sanders attending the Solar Press Conference
“San Diego didn’t become the state’s No. 1 solar city byhappenstance; it was the result of local policies and programs that encourage investment in solar power,”said Mayor Sanders.“Collaborating with business leaders in the photovoltaic industry, the building industry, nonprofit partners and our utility, we’ll continue to find new strategies and incentives that will maintain the strong pace of solar adoption in San Diego.”
“I am proud of San Diego’s #1 ranking in roof-top solar two years in a row,” said Senator Christine Kehoe. “More solar power means green jobs and a better environment – two wins for our region.”
“San Diego is California’s city in the sun, but it’s not our weather that keeps us on the cutting edge, it’s our people, our businesses, and our commitment to jobs through a clean environment,” said Assemblymember Toni Atkins. “San Diego is at the center of California’s thriving solar economy with 37 megawatts of solar power. Simply put, solar energy means jobs for San Diego, and I’m for that.”