Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the administrators of theCalifornia Solar Initiative, is now hosting free 90-minuteinformational sessions for homeowners interested in solar panelinstallations. Each session will last an hour and a half and will coverall the bases of residential solar installations: technology, cost,benefits and incentives. The Los Angeles Times reports the following dates for the info sessions–call 1-866-970-9221 to reserve a space.
– Sept. 9 in Yucaipa; 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Yucaipa Community Center at 34900 Oak Glen Road. Co-hosted by the city.
–Sept. 12 in Lancaster; 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the assembly room of the theSCE’s Antelope Valley Service Center at 42060 10th St. West.
– Sept. 15 in Santa Monica; 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the second-levelmultipurpose room at the Santa Monica Public Library at 601 SantaMonica Blvd. Co-hosted by the city.
– Sept. 24 in Ridgecrest; 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Kerr McGee Community Center at 100 W. California Ave.
– Sept. 25 in Bishop; 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Bishop Union High School at 301 N. Flower St.
– Sept. 30 in Fullerton; 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the SCE’s Fullerton Service Center at 1851 W. Valencia Dr.
SCE offers its customers a solar rebate that is decreasing over timeas the utility’s solar capacity goals are attained. Currently, thatrebate is at $1.90/watt for residential projects–the highest remainingCSI rebate in the state, as compared to PG&E and CCSE, which areboth at $1.55/watt. You can track the progress of the CSI solar rebateson the Statewide Trigger Tracker.The details may or may not interest you, but what you need to know isthat if you’re interested in California solar, now is the time to gofor it.