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El Paso Electric Signs PPA For 50 MW New Mexico PV Park

El Paso Electric Company (EPE) has signed a PPA for Element Power’s 50 MW Macho Springs photovoltaic plant near Deming, New Mexico.  Construction on the project is scheduled to start in 2013, and should be complete the following year. Overall, around 400 construction jobs are expected to be created. Once online, the Macho Springs photovoltaic […]

By |November 18th, 2012|News|Comments Off on El Paso Electric Signs PPA For 50 MW New Mexico PV Park

Solar Smart Living Now an Authorized Generac Dealer and Service Provider!

Never Be Powerless Again

Solar Smart Living is expanding its products and services to include standby generators in  Southern New Mexico and West Texas. We know there is a growing demand in the greater Las Cruces and El Paso area to have emergency power ready to go at a moments notice. Solar Smart Living has undergone Generac certification training […]

By |October 30th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Solar Smart Living Now an Authorized Generac Dealer and Service Provider!

Solar Smart Living Offers a Home Improvement Loan Program

As an approved FHA Title I lender, our lender is already a leading provider of the secured $25,000 Title I Home Improvement Loans.

Title I Home Improvement Loan Summary

This non-equity based loan is intended for general home improvements such as solar electric system installations.

No equity or appraisal required***
100% upfront funding (money is disbursed before you or […]

By |October 20th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Solar Smart Living Offers a Home Improvement Loan Program

TREIA Filed Comments Asking Why ERCOT Doesn’t Consider Solar Electricity

TREIA Filed Comments Under PUC Project 40480 Asking Why ERCOT Doesn’t Consider Solar Electricity
TREIA filed comments under PUC Project 40480 (Commission Proceeding Regarding Policy Options On Resource Adequacy) in advance of the PUC Workshop to be held on Friday, July 27. The workshop focus was on the June 1 report by The Brattle Group (commissioned […]

By |July 26th, 2012|News|Comments Off on TREIA Filed Comments Asking Why ERCOT Doesn’t Consider Solar Electricity

El Paso Electric Issues Request for Statement of Qualifications for Ft. Bliss

El Paso Electric Issues Request for Statement of Qualifications for Ft. Bliss Solar Photovoltaic System.

El Paso Electric is currently seeking to pre-qualify interested parties capable of providing renewable energy services including: design;, installation; commissioning; operation; maintenance; and ownership of a 20MW solar photovoltaic system.  The solar PV system is expected to be located on land […]

By |July 22nd, 2012|Events, News|Comments Off on El Paso Electric Issues Request for Statement of Qualifications for Ft. Bliss

Solar Smart selected as the electrical contractor for a 2.2MW PV System

Solar Smart Living, LLC selected by SunWize Technologies, Inc. as the electrical contractor for a 2.2MW PV System
VA center to add solar panels
$10.2M project to cover 570 parking spaces
Posted: April 1, 2012 – 11:18pm

By Russell Anglin

Amarillo Globe-News

russell.anglin@amarillo.com

 

The Thomas E. Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center will cover some parking spots — as well as a chunk of […]

By |June 10th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Solar Smart selected as the electrical contractor for a 2.2MW PV System

Senator Rodriguez Applauds PUC Order Encouraging Solar Energy in El Paso

El Paso — Today, state Senator José Rodríguez released the following statement regarding the decision by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) to allow third party-owned solar systems financed though power purchase agreements (PPAs) in El Paso Electric Company’s (EPE) service territory. Over the past few months, with the support of a bipartisan group of legislators, Sen. […]

By |May 20th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Senator Rodriguez Applauds PUC Order Encouraging Solar Energy in El Paso

Why Computational Power Will Solve The World’s Energy Problems In This Century.

By Bill Gross

Two talks at the TED conference this year formed, back to back, a sort of debate about the future of our planet. First, Paul Gilding gave a talk entitled “The Earth Is Full,” about how we are using up all Earth’s resources, with possibly devastating consequences. Next, X Prize creator Peter Diamandis gave a presentation […]

By |May 5th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Why Computational Power Will Solve The World’s Energy Problems In This Century.

New Data Shows 97% of Americans Overestimate the Cost of Installing Solar Panels

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sunrun, the nation’s largest home solar company, today announced results of a nationwide poll assessing Americans’ beliefs about the desirability and costs of installing a home solar system. Among the results is data indicating 97% of Americans overestimate the cost of going solar, while nearly 8 out […]

By |May 2nd, 2012|News|Comments Off on New Data Shows 97% of Americans Overestimate the Cost of Installing Solar Panels

Solar Smart Living Receives EPA’s ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award

Dear ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Awardee,

Congratulations!  In recognition of your commitment to providing our nation’s homebuyers with ENERGY STAR certified homes, your company has earned a 2012 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award. This award recognizes your organization’s work in promoting energy efficient construction and helping to protect the environment through its partnership with […]

By |April 18th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Solar Smart Living Receives EPA’s ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award