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Construction on the BriarPatch Co-op parking and solar project began May 19, 2016. Hats off to BriarPatch for being a community leader in environmental responsibility! The cooperatively-owned grocery store is installing an innovative 680-panel, 469,000-kilowatt photovoltaic solar array to run along the center of an expanded parking lot. It will be the largest such solar array in Nevada County.
  The Union recently prepared an informative article on solar rates, local solar contractors and why it matters on many levels to check in with a local contractor, even just for a second bid on your solar installation.
PG&E has extended the deadline for customers to change their solar energy rate plan to May 31, 2016. If you are considering installing a solar system in 2016, contact California Solar immediately and lock in the best possible rates for your renewable energy. Making this rate plan change could save you 20% or more
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.

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.
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply’s Grass Valley retail location is installing a commercial-scale solar system. The new system was designed by California Solar Electric Company, who will also handle the installation. “We are committed to sustainability and after a thorough evaluation, have selected California Solar as the right partner
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.