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Nevada County eligible homeowners: Want to go solar, replace HVAC, windows, doors?/0 Comments/in Sierra Nevada /by News Article Repost
NEVADA CITY, Calif. November 16, 2016 – Tina Vernon, Nevada County’s Treasurer & Tax Collector is excited to announce that the mPower Nevada County PACE program opens up November 18, 2016! PACE, which stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy is a program that authorizes a local government to provide upfront funding to eligible property owners […]
Butte Supervisors OK Preliminary Budget, Look into New Radio System, Selling Energy/0 Comments/in All News, Sierra Nevada /by News Article Repost
Butte County Supervisors are exploring Community Choice Aggregation as an alternative to their incumbent utility, PG&E . “Staff have been following nine communities in different stages of CCA formation. In Yolo County, there has been an 8.7 percent cost saving over PG&E, she said. McCarthy recommended the board give the go-ahead to have a technical […]
Grid Alternatives Solar Program for Low-Income Families Expands/0 Comments/in Sierra Nevada /by News Article Repost
Chico >> Many area resident are now eligible for a program that will install free solar panels on their homes. Nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives can provide solar power at no cost for up to 15 low-income homeowners in Chico. Oroville and Thermalito also have a GRID program for low-income families interested in solar. Residents are invited […]
Butte Co. Lays the Groundwork for Large Scale Solar Facilities/0 Comments/in Sierra Nevada /by News Article Repost
OROVILLE, Calif. – Butte County is looking for input on its plans to lay the groundwork for large scale solar facilities that would feed electricity directly to a utility. The county is hosting three public workshops to get public input on where to declare Solar Overlay Zones. The zones could measure from 10 acres to […]