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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,...

  At Cal Solar we do not install or service back up power generators. It is a good time to service your generator if you ran it for days at a time during PG&E’s most recent blackouts. No matter the brand, check the owners manual for specific service...

During the recent PG&E shut-offs we have received many inquires into batteries, generators, and other power security solutions. So we have made this brief summary to go over a couple of basic options for back up power in a power outage. Situation 1:   I just want the...

As printed in the Union Newspaper, September 1, 2019 Good Sun and California Solar Electric Company have come together in one shared initiative: provide solar power to Utah’s Place, the only year-round emergency homeless shelter in Nevada County, to offset the costs of operating and increase...