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Alan H. Lee

ecoSolargy CEO Alan H. Lee Joins Board of CleanTech OC

Alan H. Lee, CEO of Irvine-based solar solutions provider ecoSolargy (www.ecoSolargy.com), has been appointed to the board of directors of CleanTech OC, a non-profit group which promotes the use of renewable clean energy in the Orange County community.  ecoSolargy provides one-stop services and supplies to businesses, small utilities and homeowners so they can convert to solar for their energy needs. “When we talk to business people about solar...
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New Public Financing Makes Commercial Solar Affordable

A new financing tool is taking off in California.  Now, with nothing out-of pocket, businesses can go solar and still have positive cash flow in year one.  To see if your municipality is participating call 866-299-2565.   Look at this example from our client who just took advantage of this program. GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES FUNDS RECEIVED Federal Government 30% Tax Credit $42,924.00 MARCS Accelerated Depreciation $42,566.30 ADDITIONAL CASH BENEFITS*...
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Breaking News: HERO Saves Local Contractor

HERO Financing is the future of sustainable financing.  It is rapidly expanding in California and soon will expand to other states. The HERO Program (Home Energy Renovation Opportunity) is a variation of PACE Financing (Property Assessed Clean Energy).   It uses low interest, long-term loans, which are conveniently repaid alongside the customer's property taxes.  These tools finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for residential...
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Honduras Service Project (1)

A Day in Honduras

Overcoming poverty is incredibly difficult, but most experts agree that education is essential. Imagine for a moment you’re among the hundreds of millions in the third world who need corrective lenses, but can’t afford them. Your journey towards education and a better life is halted before it can begin... Our recent posts have explored ecoSolargy’s newly implemented CSR program. A vital aspect of the program is volunteering in our community....
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President’s Day Solar Infographic

For President's Day we're posting an infographic timeline detailing the history of Presidents and installations of solar on the White House.  Find details about President Carter's installation through President Obama's 2013 installation.       Other Articles You May Like: IOU a TOU Explanation Future Looks Bright For Homeboy Industries What Does the Solar Say?
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solar, csr, microcsr, clean energy, cleantech, conference

CSR + Clean Energy Conference Recap

This is a guest post from Jimmy Nhieu, VP of Project Development at ecoSolargy.  Jimmy was asked to speak at Micro CSR’s event about ecoSolargy’s current CSR efforts and the integration between CSR and Clean Energy.  (Note: CSR = Corporate Social Responsibility) In retrospect, the Micro CSR event hosted in Tucson, Arizona last week was an eye-opener for many people and businesses.  It provided insight to a new movement that is happening rapidly...
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A Day at the Irvine Regional Park

Here’s a scary fact: humanity depends on plants for survival!  Even more terrifying: the plants are at war, and the casualties are becoming catastrophic!  Invasive plant species from other regions are thriving in Southern California because they lack natural predators and have the ability to survive in our sunny climate. This means we’ll have fewer species overall, which are less resistant to extreme weather and red-eared slider turtle attacks....
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what does the fox say, Norwegian, renewable energy, sustainability, pollution

What Does the Solar Say?

Hopefully, you have heard of the Siri trick, "What Does the Fox say?" If you haven't, drop everything and find an iPhone with Siri!  If you can't, we added some of her responses to the bottom.  We had the whole office watch the video and then the parody ideas started flowing.  We came up with this, enjoy!   The original What Does the Fox Say video in all its catchy glory! For those of you, like TweeterDeeter and the Manatee who do not have...
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Yann Brant, Solar Wakeup, White House Solar

2013 in the Sunlight (Annual Solar Recap)

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce our new intern!  Kristina Horensky comes to us from Oberlin College where she is majoring in Environmental Studies and Law & Society.  She’ll be helping us with many things around the office and it might just be time to clean those panels again…   This was Kristina’s first assignment. 2013 was a successful year for solar. Massive, unprecedented increases in solar capacity and residential...
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ground mount desert

Grow Your Own Money! (Just Add Solar)

Solar modules can go just about everywhere: satellites, poles, trailers, and most commonly rooftops. The most basic solar installation is the ground mount. As you may have guessed, ground mount systems are solar modules that are secured...to the ground. Now imagine, you’ve just inherited 10 acres of land in the middle of the Mojave!  What will you do with your newly acquired desert paradise? Ten acres isn’t quite enough land to fulfill your lifelong...
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