GreenFinanceSF Program Launches

San Francisco has officially launched the GreenFinanceSF program which allows businesses and homeowners to finance solar thermal systems through a special assessment on their property tax.   The $150 million loan program is the largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program in the country and allows financing of solar and other energy efficiency projects with little […]

GreenFinanceSF Approved By Mayor Newsom

The GreenFinanceSF program was signed into law yesterday by Mayor Gavin Newsom.   The program, once known as SF2, is a PACE  (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program that allows residential and commercial building owners to finance solar water heating systems through their property taxes.   SunWater Solar applauds the city of San Francisco for taking a big […]

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 […]

San Francisco Sustainable Financing To Launch In Early 2010

San Francisco is joining the list of municipalities offering a PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing program.   The new initiative will be called San Francisco Sustainable Financing, or SF Squared (SF2) and will allow both residential and commercial building owners to finance solar water heating systems on their property taxes over a 20 year period. […]

Solar Water Heating To Be Funded Through Oakland Property Tax Bills

Oakland, CA is joining other municipalities to offer financing for solar water heating projects through property tax bills.   This financing will be available for both commercial and residential installations and will allow property owners to pay for the solar water heating system over a 20 or 30 year period avoiding the upfront cost of the […]

Renewable Funding’s PACE Program Lands Investment Funds

Renewable Funding has landed $12.2 Million in its first round of financing as it launches its PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) solar funding programs.   Renewable Funding is a company that handles the administration and financing of the PACE  programs that allow local municipalities to finance solar hot water systems through the property taxes of houses […]

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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