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california drought, worst drought

TweeterDeeter’s Drought Rant

Note: This rant was originally written a few months ago, but we didn’t feel that great and I guess had some hopes the rains would help with the drought.  They didn’t, but there was other encouraging news. The Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) began their CALscape program to reduce water consumption and proposed new rate increases.  More details below. California’s drought has finally gotten personal: I haven’t seen a filled bird bath in...
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Schwarzenegger-Solar-Panel-Roof

How to go Solar with CSI

I know what you’re thinking… “Boy, do I wish I could afford solar! It’s too bad that it’s so expensive.” Actually, PV module prices have decreased by 80% since 2008. California has also been providing consumers with incentives to help fund their solar projects. Many of these rebates stem from the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Program. The CSI Program is essentially a product of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's “Million Solar Roofs”...
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Foothill ranch, Lake Forest, Orange County, Commercial solar, installation

Good Credit? Bad Credit? No Problem, You’ll Still Get Climate Credit!

Did you ever think that you could earn credit without having a credit card or even doing anything at all!?  Well, it turns out you can with the climate credit!  Now, you’re probably wondering “what exactly is climate credit and how do I get it?”  The California Climate Program protects consumers from potential rate changes resulting from the Cap & Trade program. But before I get to the good news, let’s rewind to what started it all:...
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