Company News

Archive of Cal Solar’s company news articles.

Cal Solar Employees Explore Becoming Worker-Owned Co-op

California Solar Electric Company is featured on this season’s cover of BriarPatch Coop’s publication, The Vine. We appreciate working with BriarPatch, building their new photovoltaic solar energy system. It is a great match of cooperative values, community resources and sustainability. Included here are a few excerpts from the article that explain a bit more about the process we are engaged in as we examine the possibility of becoming a worker-owned cooperative. From The Vine: Cooperatives are enterprises that are owned, controlled, and operated for the benefit of the members, and are democratically governed on the principle of one member, one vote. In a consumer cooperative like BriarPatch, the voting members are the people who buy the goods from the business. A worker cooperative’s members are the people who work in the co-op, and are referred to as worker-owners. […]
September 29th, 2016|Categories: Company News, Project News|

California Solar Electric Co. Hosts Guests from Turkmenistan

California Solar Electric Company hosted a group of delegates visiting from Turkmenistan in conjunction with University of Nevada’s Northern Nevada International Center Visitor Exchange Program (NNIC). The guests are seeking new energy solutions for both urban and rural areas of Turkmenistan. […]
March 18th, 2016|Categories: Company News|Tags: , |

Be the Smartest Contractor (or Home Owner!) in the Room

Adding Solar to your Construction or Remodel Project, Plus, Get Up to Date on New PG&E Policies California Solar Electric Company is offering a free lecture to help homeowners, architects and builders learn how to plan for solar as part of your building project and also how to make retrofitting solar easy. […]
March 1st, 2016|Categories: Company News|Tags: , |

Nevada City supper club wins $10K solar electric system in contest

Megan McCollam of Nevada City’s Polly’s Paladar has won a $10,000 solar electric system in a contest from California Solar Electric Co. The winner, selected in a random drawing from entries collected at Nevada County Fair, the Draft Horse Classic and the Auburn Home Show, was announced last week. […]
November 8th, 2015|Categories: Company News|Tags: , |