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Article on YubNet.com February 5, 2020, There is synergy with the people of Cal Solar. And, after formalizing that connection through its worker-owned cooperative, Cal Solar has cast a wider, synergetic net through Amicus Solar Cooperative. Amicus Solar is a member-owned purchasing cooperative of over 50...

Nominations are now being accepted for the Shared Capital Cooperative Board of Directors. The election will be from March 30 to April 12 and this year four seats are open; three seats representing cooperative members and one seat representing individual members. Shared Capital seeks a diverse pool...

How Worker Cooperatives are the Model for a Sustainable Future Worker-owned cooperatives have proven to be beneficial for businesses and communities. Cal Solar, known as a company that is focused on the environmental and human condition, is the first of such co-ops in Nevada County. Cal Solar...

Appearing in The Union Newspaper | November 10, 2019   Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley is a community hub of sports, nature, entertainment and many picnics and get-togethers. With electricity available at several of the sites, it was a natural choice that a solar array be...

Appearing in The Union Newspaper | November 21, 2019 By Sam Corey| Staff Writer   Back in 2010, the California Solar Electric Company considered transitioning to a worker cooperative. Nine years later it became a reality. On Sept. 1 Cal Solar, a business that sells and installs solar panels for...

  While there are many benefits to a grid-tied solar system, having power for your home or business during a blackout is not one of them.  There are two reasons that grid-tied solar does not work during a PG&E blackout: #1 The primary reason for solar systems to...

PG&E operational and meteorological teams are monitoring a potentially strong offshore wind event for Wednesday, Nov. 20. There is the possibility of another Public Safety Power Shutoff event on Wednesday. Please keep checking Yubanet.com for updated info about outages. You can also visit the PG&E outage map,...