Category : Industry News

SolarMax, a leader in the California residential solar market, has opened its Dealer Program at an extremely competitive rate!

Posted 9:22 AM 02/27/2018 Category: Industry News, Information, News SolarMax Solar Company Dealer Program

Having more than a decade of experience in the solar industry has given us the opportunity to establish ourselves as an industry leader with the stability and financial security to succeed. This allows us to provide our dealers with various financing options, professional and timely installations, excellent customer service, and on-time payments. Our dealers will…

Defusing the Tariff Bomb

Posted 6:00 PM 02/12/2018 Category: Industry News, Information, News US Solar Panel Cell Tariff

If you believe the recent headlines in the mainstream media, the solar industry’s version of a missile attack occurred a few days ago, when the Trump Administration announced it would impose a four-year schedule of tariffs on imported crystalline-silicon solar cells and modules imported from China. Industry observers immediately – and predictably – warned of…

Power Customers Feel the Pinch at LADWP

Posted 3:01 PM 02/09/2018 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes LADWP rate increase

Consumer spending continues to power much of the California economy, but not so much when it comes to Los Angeles Department of Water & Power electricity customers. That’s because bill payers there have less to spend following the LA City Council’s controversial 2016 decision to approve a five-year schedule of rate increases. When the cycle…

SolarMax Technology on Track to Deliver 250MW to China Grid in 2018 Through Large Scale Solar

Posted 1:56 PM 01/11/2018 Category: Industry News, News China Solar Grid

Global Renewable Energy Leader Also Embarks on Push Into Chinese Residential Market (RIVERSIDE, CA) – While many in the solar industry anxiously await the outcome of legal wrangling over tariffs on low-cost modules imported from China, one Americanheadquartered company has quietly seized business opportunities there. Those groundbreaking efforts in large-scale solar have enabled SolarMax Technology…

Escaping the Tyranny of SCE Rate Increases

Posted 9:23 AM 10/27/2017 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes SCE is raising their rates in 2018

According to figures outlined in a recent general rate case request by Southern California Edison, the utility seeks approval of $2.1 billion – yes, that’s billion – to modernize the grid. The reason: the seismic shift in the market place to distributed energy resources – like rooftop solar.  And guess how the utility plans to…

The RPU Solar Rebate: Going, Going… Gone

Posted 8:18 AM 10/27/2017 Category: Industry News, News, Utility Rates and Rebate Changes RPU solar rebate expires Dec 31 2017

Like a popular singer once sang, “you never know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” That pretty much summarizes the fate of the popular residential solar rebate program offered by Riverside Public Utilities. The rebate program ends on December 29 of this year – but, if you’re planning to apply, the application must be submitted…

LADWP Approves New All-in-One Battery Backup System from SolarMax Technology

Posted 10:20 AM 11/18/2016 Category: Industry News FLEX Energy Storage System

(RIVERSIDE, CA) – The largest municipally owned utility in the United States, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), has found the FLEX Energy Storage System™ designed by SolarMax Technology to be in compliance with Electric Service Requirements. With the move, the fully integrated battery back-up system becomes available for installation by over…

Value of Solar Versus Other Home Renovations

Posted 2:22 PM 11/04/2016 Category: Industry News, Uncategorized Solar vs Other Home Improvements

  Eligibility for 30% tax credit subject to federal investment tax credit terms and conditions; return on investment is not guaranteed but based on 2016 study. Source: