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Blog Posts in 2010

  • Solar Airplane that can fly at night!

    There seems to be a refreshing new hope for all of us interested on entering a new era of efficient, renewable and non-contaminating energies. For some of us, Solar Power stands as the best candidate. This new hope is brought by SOLAR IMPULSE, a project founded by Bertrand Piccard, psychiatrist and aeronaut and André Borschberg, an engineer and graduate in management science. For seven years, a ...
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  • AB 920: New Buyback Program

    Wouldn’t it be nice to never pay an electric bill again and get a check from your utility company? Well, now it’s possible with the recent approval of AB 920. Legislation passed this October that requires utility companies pay their customers for their surplus solar electricity. In the past if a customer generated more energy than they used the utilities were allowed to receive it for free but now ...
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  • Kodet Pool

    Congratulations to the Kodet family on their new Fafco solar pool heating system, and for helping to save the Earth! Comments (0) Friday, 17 December 2010 Titanic eat your heart out The TÛRANOR PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered boat, has just completed the first stage of its journey around the world – a trans-Atlantic journey from Monaco to Miami. The Swiss-designed solar-powered ...
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  • Looking for a new investment, think green!

    Craig Kushen, a Coto De Caza resident, recently came to Revco Solar Engineering looking to save some money on his electric bill. His average bill ranged from $500 to almost $1000. Would you believe that in April he received a bill for $3.89? Well, he did! Late last year we spoke to Craig about installing an 8.9 Kw system to eliminate 75% of his bill. Our goal was to get him out of the higher tiers ...
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  • Feedback is Critical to Solar Manufacture SunPower (and REVCO)

    A good relationship with your suppliers is very important… but a great relationship with your suppliers can separate you from your competition. We just finished one of our regular Quality Assurance Field Inspections as part of our on-going dealer agreement with Solar Manufacture SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWRB) Several times each year, we submit at least three (3) recently completed installations, ...
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  • Love Your Planet with a Solar System for Valentine's Day

    We all know that Valentine’s Day is celebrated throughout the world as a day of romance and love. So, what is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Chocolates, flowers, love? Those are the answers I get most frequently when I ask this question. As a female, I can tell you that most of us love chocolates and flowers – and they will always be accepted. However, if you ...
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  • New Website, Our Blog, Social Networking - for a California Solar Contractor? Good Grief.

    When we started interviewing firms to give our website a “new look” and get us higher on the ranks on Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc for words like “ Orange County Solar Contractor ” or “ Palm Springs Solar Installer ” – one thing was common with most all the website developers. “You really need to blog,” they all told me. My knee jerk reaction was to tell them all that REVCO Solar has been installing ...
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