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 […]

CSI-Thermal Program Expanded to Include Swimming Pools

On October 5, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2249, expanding the California Solar Initiative-Thermal (CSI-Thermal) incentive program to include non-residential swimming pools. This program expansion should be great news for facilities (in California) that commonly operate commercial pools, such as multifamily and apartment buildings, government and educational facilities, and hotels. Pool heating is […]

New Video Highlights Latest SunWater Solar Installations

SunWater Solar today released “Advanced Solar Thermal Technology with SunWater Solar,” a new video that highlights a variety of solar water heating, solar cooling and solar process-heating systems the company has constructed over the last 12 months. The video documents the latest additions to SunWater Solar’s broad portfolio of successful projects and reflects the company’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

CSI-Thermal Marketing Campaign is Now Live

After much anticipation by solar companies throughout the state, California Solar Initiative-Thermal program administrators recently announced the launch of a new marketing campaign designed to increase awareness of solar water-heating (SWH) technology among Californians. The campaign will utilize television, radio and print media, and the Internet, to spread the good word about the benefits of […]

Higher CSI-Thermal Rebates for Low Income Multifamily Buildings

Great news from the CSI-Thermal Program Administrators! Administrators announced yesterday that the CSI-Thermal rebate for low income multifamily buildings will increase to $19.23 per therm offset – 150% of the current incentive level ($12.82 per therm offset). The new, higher incentive will take effect March 29, 2012, and makes solar water heating an even more financially attractive proposition […]

SunWater Solar & Chromasun Announce Largest Rooftop Concentrating Solar Thermal System in California

SunWater Solar is proud to have partnered with Chromasun and others on this 60-collector solar hot water system installed at Santa Clara University (SCU) in Santa Clara, California. The 60 Chromasun MCT collectors will generate an estimated 6,727 therms of energy for water heating at SCU’s Benson Center cafeteria. For more details you can read […]

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 […]

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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