Your Energy Cost Savings in the New NEM 3.0 World

  • Posted on 28 April 2023
  • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
So, you’ve heard all about the NEM 3.0 solar rate changes that took effect on April 14, 2023 for anyone installing solar after the deadline. But, now what? What’s next for solar homeowners who locked in under NEM 2.0 or for homeowners who didn’t get their solar applications in by the April 14 rate change date? 
 
The simple answer in two words: Energy Storage.
 

Lightening the Load: How SolarApp+ Can Help Climate Activists Push for Solar Roofs in Their Cities

  • Posted on 6 March 2023
  • By Ed Maurer, Sierra Sage Group Management Committee
Being a climate activist can be daunting, and SolarApp+ can lighten the effort.  Since a lot more electricity generated from renewable sources is needed fast, and since governments on all levels don’t move fast, here’s one proposal your city council may actually act on fast. With a little help from my friends at the Solar Rights Alliance, I got results in my city.
 
What is SolarApp+, what does it do, and what can YOU do about it?

    Swell Energy Answers Your Solar FAQs

    • Posted on 5 December 2022
    • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
    Have a question? It might be a frequently asked question…see if you can find your answer here. Of course, Swell is always happy to take your call or email to address your questions too. You can also check out common myths about solar that we’ve addressed with facts in this month’s Southern Sierran.

    Ride the Swell to a Renewable Energy Future

    • Posted on 9 September 2022
    • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
    You may have seen the recent news about our partnership with Swell Energy (Swell) to offer Sierra Club Angeles members $500 cash back on the purchase of solar and/or energy storage batteries. Now, we’d like to tell you a little more about Swell and the value they bring to our members and our mission. 
     

    Save the Planet & Spare the Desert

    • Posted on 26 April 2021
    • By Joan Taylor - Chair, California/Nevada Desert Energy Committee

    What does turning off the lights when you leave the room, have to do with preserving wild spaces?  Everything.  Here’s why.