Solarbration for Solar Pool Heating

SunWater Solar was pleased to be part of the Solarbration event at Terra Linda High School in San Rafael CA. on April 18th.  The event featured the ribbon cutting for the new solar water heating systems that SunWater Solar installed for the pools at Terra Linda High School and San Rafael High School. These solar […]

Solar Hot Water at Williams Selyem Winery

The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance and PG&E recently completed a video featuring the solar water heating system installed for the Williams Selyem Winery by SunWater Solar. See how Williams Selyem Winery, a Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP) participant, harnesses and utilizes the sun’s energy to heat water for cleaning and sanitizing in their winery practices.

Ritz Hotel Press Conference

Last week SunWater Solar took part in a press conference held atop the Ritz Hotel, a San Francisco multifamily affordable housing building where SunWater Solar installed a 695 square-foot solar water-heating system. The event was organized and attended by representatives from PG&E, the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) and the San Francisco Department of the […]

SunWater Solar Client Featured in PG&E Video

PG&E has done a lot of work this year to get the word out about the economic and environmental value of solar water-heating technology. We at SunWater Solar are happy to see PG&E working to increase awareness and adoption of solar thermal because we believe that this technology is one of the best ways to […]

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 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 […]

The Advantages of Solar Thermal Over Natural Gas for Heating Water

Natural gas has been a popular fuel source in the U.S for well over 100 years. From providing light, to heating homes, to powering entire industries, it has played a major role in the country’s modernization. As long as it can be safely and cleanly extracted and transported to end-users, natural gas should and will […]

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 […]

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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