CALSEIA has pulled together a first-ever annual report, highlighting what the organization has accomplished, how we grew, and who helped contribute to our collective work in 2014. The report highlights CALSEIA's various policy and program accomplishments including key battles on NEM grandfathering, fire code issues, solar water heating, rates, grid modernization, among others.
Gov. Brown Starts Historic 4th Term Calling for More Rooftop Solar
Solar Industry Stands Ready to Build for the Brighter Future Called for by Gov.
Sacramento – In his historic fourth inaugural address, Governor Jerry Brown called for 50% renewable energy by 2030 and specifically for more rooftop solar power to meet the needs of California today, and tomorrow.
Rooftop solar costs might keep falling, but not by much (The Desert Sun)
Bernadette del Chiaro — executive director of the California Solar Energy Industries Association, an industry trade group — believes that as utilities get closer to hitting their net energy metering caps, consumers could rush to sign up, leading the program to close as soon as mid-2015.
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CALSEIA APPLAUDS NEW SOLAR PERMITTING GUIDEBOOK IN ADVANCE OF JAN 1ST
Center for Sustainable Energy, in partnership with the Office of Planning and Research, Released New Permitting Guidebook On Eve of AB 2188 Going into Effect
On the eve of the nation’s first streamlined solar permitting law, AB 2188 (Muratsuchi), going into effect, a new resource guide aimed at helping cities and counties expedite and streamline the permitting process for all home solar energy systems was released today.
SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for Congregation Shomrei Torah
North Bay Synagogue Sees the Light
Novato, CA(October 2014)—Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 34 kW solar panel system at Congregation Shomrei Torah in Santa Rosa, CA. Designed and built by SolarCraft, the North Bay Synagogue’s system will reduce their carbon footprint while saving thousands in utility costs in the years to come.