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Multi-family/Commercial CSI-Thermal Rebates Increase

On August 6, the California Public Utilities Commission officially announced a decision to increase the value of CSI-Thermal rebates for solar water heating systems. Tier one multi-family/commercial CSI-Thermal rebates were increased by 13.33%, raising the rebate from $12.82 to $14.53 per therm offset. The increase is the result of a petition from CALSEIA (California Solar […]

CPUC Expands CSI-T Program to Low Income Housing Facilities

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently announced a new way for low-income housing facilities to tap into California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-T) funds: SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2011 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today established a low income California Solar Initiative (CSI)-Thermal Program. In a previous decision the CPUC allocated $25 million in […]

28-Collector System Completed for Housing Authority of the City of Alameda

We put out a press release today announcing the completion of a 28-collector system we designed and built for the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda. Here is the text of the press release: RICHMOND, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — SunWater Solar today announced the completion of a solar water-heating system installed at […]

CPUC CSI-Thermal Workshop

SunWater Solar’s Justin Weil and Chris Chappell joined colleagues from throughout the solar thermal industry last week for a workshop hosted by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Held at CPUC headquarters in San Francisco, this event attracted leading solar thermal manufacturers, installers and integrators, along with energy consultants and representatives from utility companies and […]

Launch of the CSI-Thermal Program Multifamily/Commercial Rebate

After many months of consultation with solar thermal industry experts, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently launched the much-anticipated California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-T) rebate for multifamily and commercial solar water heating systems. We at SunWater Solar are excited that the rebate is now live and that our input was valuable to those who developed […]

New Solar Water Heater Rebate from the CEC

Solar hot water is now a better deal than ever thanks to the California Energy Commission (CEC). On July 28 the CEC announced an expansion of the Cash for Appliances rebate program, which offers incentives for solar water heaters. Beginning July 29, consumers who purchase a qualifying solar water heater, apply within 120 days of […]

CSI-Thermal Program Has Launched in California

The CSI-Thermal Program officially launched on May 1st in California.   The program is currently accepting applications for residential solar water heating systems that displace natural gas or electric water heaters in the service territories of PG&E, SCE, SoCalGas, and SDG&E.  The program is expected to begin accepting commercial solar hot water rebate applications on […]

SunWater Solar Releases “Solar Hot Water Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow” Video

SunWater Solar, one of the only companies in California that specializes in Solar Thermal technology, today released a new video: “Solar Hot Water Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow.” This five-minute video is an excellent source of information for anyone looking to learn more about Solar Thermal, an efficient, low-cost, renewable energy source. “Solar Hot Water […]

SunWater Solar News: $350 Million Solar Thermal Rebate Program

California Solar Initiative Thermal Program Authorizes $350 Million in Incentives Rebate Program Expected to Ignite Solar Thermal Market in California, where SunWater Solar is an Established Leader SAN FRANCISCO and RICHMOND, Calif. – January 25, 2010 – The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week approved the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Thermal Program, which authorizes […]

The CSI Thermal Program Is Approved

The California Public Utility Commission approved the California Solar Initiative (CSI)  Thermal Program today in San Francisco.   The CSI Thermal Program will provide $350 million in rebates for both residential and commercial solar water heating projects across the state in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.   “The solar thermal rebate is fantastic news for […]

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Thermal For Low Income Housing

Low income housing building owners can currently garner very attractive CSI-T rebates

Storage Strategies

Issue of SolarPro magazine, featuring Justin Weil on cover and SunWater Solar article on solar storage

Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the recent Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA..

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle

SunWater and UC Berkeley are working together to test this Toyota fuel cell vehicle

Advanced Solar Thermal Video

This video showcases solar thermal systems SunWater has recently installed