Goal is to Cut Solar Costs in Half by Eliminating Paperwork and Red Tape Orlando, FL, September 7, 2012 – The American Solar Energy Society’s new campaign, Solar Freedom Now (SFN), is taking on the biggest cost hurdle for solar power – the paperwork and red tape that doubles installation costs. The organization’s goal is […]
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Summary: The new law caps residential permitting fees at $500, plus $15 per watt above 15kW, and commercial fees at $1,000, with additional per-watt fees above 50kW, unless the county or municipality passes a resolution or ordinance finding “substantial evidence” that costs are higher. California SB1222 SECTION 1. The Legislature finds and declares all […]
China has legally started building villas on top of roofs in urban areas. Take a look at 4 villas on top of a shopping center!
Read about what is going on at our Northern California Chapter, NorCal Solar, in their August newsletter.
Seven years post-Katrina, New Orleans faces a new threat with Hurricane Isaac. On August 28, 2012, the Hurricane reached Category 1 level but on the 29th was downgraded to a tropical storm. Still posing a threat to the city and citizens, valuable information about the track of the hurricane is vital. Early this month the […]