Go Solar, California! Newsletter

2016 September Newsletter

July - September 2016

Videos Help SCE Customers Go Solar
“Solar and You” series makes online debut

In August, Southern California Edison (SCE) introduced “Solar and You,” a series of short interactive videos for homeowners and small businesses. The edutainment presentations were developed using SCE’s...

SolarCorps Fellows Pass the Torch
Launching careers and helping families in need

In September, 40 new SolarCorps Fellows put on hardhats and hit the roofs as they began a year of service with GRID Alternatives, CSI’s Solar Affordable Housing (SASH) Program administrator. 


New California DG Stats website
Evolution of successful California Solar Statistics website

On September 27, the California Public Utilities Commission and CSI Program Administrators launched a new website: California Distributed Generation Statistics...

Solar for Businesses in San Diego
Oct. 13 workshop offers tips and resources

Experts at the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) will explain the fundamentals of solar electricity and share valuable tips that can help businesses feel more confident when evaluating solar photovoltaic...

Advisory Notices from PG&E
Tracking NEM program cap & contractor info

Within the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) service territory, the current net energy metering (NEM) program is scheduled to hit the tariff cap in 2016 and convert to a new tariff – NEM 2. Stay up-to-...

Partnership Serves Lake Elsinore Veteran
Home upgrades and solar help family in need

Growing up, Karina Chavez knew she wanted to be a U.S. Marine. She enlisted at age 18, embarking on a journey that took her from Southern California to Iraq’s Al Asad Airbase.

Honorably discharged in...

Tested combinations of communication modules and inverters CSI RD&D: Smart Inverters
Standard Communication Interface & Certification Test Protocol

Figure 1: Tested combinations of communication modules and inverters

As photovoltaic (PV) penetration in the California grid increases, utility and grid operators are looking for technical...

Figure 1a: Average SIS participating home energy profile during a CPP event CSI RD&D: PV Integrated Storage
Mutually Beneficial Utility-Customer Business Partnerships

Figure 1a: Average SIS participating home energy profile during a CPP event

As photovoltaic integration and energy storage become an increasingly ubiquitous presence on the changing...

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