Julian Mackenzie, NRDC.org – With minimal effort, you can turn those banana peels and apple cores into gold. Let us break it down. [caption id="attachment_10979" align="aligncenter" width="300"] 123RF[/caption] If you’re going to ask an environmentalist why you should compost, make sure you have a minute. Darby Hoover, NRDC’s senior resource specialist in the Food and Agriculture program—and…Read more
Atascadero, CA – Two north county businesses, Gathering Thrift and Solarponics, are the first two businesses in the north county to get Green Certified through the California Green Business Network (CAGBN). The CAGBN has stepped up its effort to certify more businesses in an attempt to build a greener, more vibrant economy. Being a Certified…Read more
For the average homeowner, that's an additional $1,000 savings if they go solar by December 31, 2020.
Atascadero, California, 07-28-20—Solar Power World has recognized the efforts of solar contractors across the United States in its 2020 Solar + Storage Installer List, where local solar installer Solarponics achieved a rank of 25th in the nation. The Top Solar Contractors list is developed each year by Solar Power World to honor the work of solar…Read more
by Camas Frank | Nov 1, 2018 |Central Coast Journal With the shutdown of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant being rolled out through 2025, and the State of California striving to meet 100 percent renewable energy goals by 2045, it’s time to start thinking about personal energy production and storage, not just our use, says…Read more
Local solar energy installer, Solarponics, has once again been voted Best Solar Company for 2019. This is the seventh year in a row that Solarponics has earned this title. Each year, The Atascadero News and Paso Robles Press runs it’s Best Of contest, where readers select their favorite businesses, in nearly every business category, from…Read more
When will EV's Dominate California Roadways? Registration figures published by the California New Car Dealers Association report that pure EV's claimed 7.83% of market share for the second quarter, 2018. This is up from 3.3% in second quarter, 2017. Estimates show that EV's will reach a 20% market share by the end of 2020, that's…Read more
Shares of PG&E Corp. — which owns Pacific Gas & Electric Co. — sank 22.3% to $6.36 on Tuesday, Jan 16, after reports that the utility could face at least $30 billion in liability related to fires and has confirmed it is filing for bankruptcy protection. What does this mean to us, the ratepayers? Higher…Read more