SPI Energy and Petersen-Dean, Inc. Reach Interim Management Agreement in Preparation for the Close of the Sale

Pleasanton, California Jan 21, 2021 (Issuewire.com) SPI Energy Co., Ltd., (NASDAQ: SPI) (the “Company”), a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics, and utility customers and investors, today announced Solarjuice American, Inc. (“Solarjuice America”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and Petersen-Dean, Inc. […]

SPI Energy Acquires Consumer Contracts of Petersen-Dean, One of the Largest Full-Service, Privately-Held Roofing and Solar Companies in the US

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:30 AM SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 6, 2021 / SPI Energy Co., Ltd., (NASDAQ:SPI) (the “Company”), a global renewable energy company and provider of photovoltaic (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors, today announced SolarJuice American, Inc., a wholly […]

Enphase Energy and PetersenDean partner to deliver world-class solar and storage solutions for new homes.

PetersenDean selected Enphase for its all-in-one smart energy system consisting of solar microinverters, battery storage, and energy management. Enphase microinverters come with a 25-year limited warranty as a result of a rigorous reliability and quality testing regimen with more than one million hours of power-on testing to ensure exceptional performance under heat, high humidity, salty […]

CALIFORNIA BUILDERS MUST LINE UP SOLAR SUPPLY CHAIN NOW

With 2020 almost here, home builders and developers in California gear up to meet the requirement of solar photovoltaic systems on most residential new builds. . This article was originally published on Builder on October 30, 2019. By Mark Vogel We are weeks away in the countdown to the 2020 solar mandates in California that require new […]

How Many Solar Panels Are Needed to Power an Average House in America?

In the United States, the average home consumes about 10,400 kilowatt-hours (KhW) of electricity each year. Assuming a given solar panel produces 250 watts of power, you’d need 28 to 34 of them to meet your annual electricity requirements. But do you consider your home “average”? Whether you do or not, other factors besides panel […]

WHY ARE SOLAR PANELS SO EXPENSIVE?

In 2019, the national average for the cost of a home solar panel system was over $12,000. That’s even after tax credits were factored in. Size is one of the most important variables in what a solar system costs. While a 2kW solar panel system might cost just under $6,000 before tax credits, a 25kW […]

Fighting labor shortages: Strategies for recruiting, training and retaining in the solar industry

Article Originally Published on Solar Power World on Oct 21, 2019. By Mark Vogel, President and COO, Petersen-Dean The solar power industry is facing a shortage of skilled labor that we must address. The need for skilled and savvy employees has never been greater, and we as an industry must be fully prepared to meet […]

HOW TO GET INSURANCE TO PAY FOR YOUR ROOF REPLACEMENT

For those of us fortunate enough to own a home, having homeowners insurance is a legal necessity. However, some homeowners may not fully understand the scope of their coverage. Most home insurance policies cover roof replacement when the damage is a result of extreme weather events like hurricanes, tornadoes and fires. Once you cross over […]

CAN I INSTALL SOLAR PANELS MYSELF?

Can you install solar panels yourself? The short answer is ‘yes’, but there are some serious drawbacks to going it alone. Installing solar panels isn’t exactly as simple as mounting a light fixture or swapping out your water filtration system. We live in an era of YouTube, do-it-yourself videos. And while we all enjoy saving […]

Find Out The Truth About Net Metering 2.0

Understand Net Metering and NEM 2.0 What is Net Metering? Net Metering is an incentive for solar power system owners that allows you to store extra energy in the electric grid. You receive credit from the utility company for the extra power you create. You can use the credit to buy power for your home […]

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21 01 2021
SPI Energy and Petersen-Dean, Inc. Reach Interim Management Agreement in Preparation for the Close of the Sale

Pleasanton, California Jan 21, 2021 (Issuewire.com) SPI Energy Co., Ltd., (NASDAQ: SPI) (the "Company"), a global renewable energy company and provider of solar storage and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics, and utility customers and investors, today announced Solarjuice American, Inc. (“Solarjuice America”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and Petersen-Dean, Inc....

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06 01 2021
SPI Energy Acquires Consumer Contracts of Petersen-Dean, One of the Largest Full-Service, Privately-Held Roofing and Solar Companies in the US

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:30 AM SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 6, 2021 / SPI Energy Co., Ltd., (NASDAQ:SPI) (the "Company"), a global renewable energy company and provider of photovoltaic (PV) and electric vehicle (EV) solutions for business, residential, government, logistics and utility customers and investors, today announced SolarJuice American, Inc., a wholly...

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21 01 2020
Enphase Energy and PetersenDean partner to deliver world-class solar and storage solutions for new homes.

PetersenDean selected Enphase for its all-in-one smart energy system consisting of solar microinverters, battery storage, and energy management. Enphase microinverters come with a 25-year limited warranty as a result of a rigorous reliability and quality testing regimen with more than one million hours of power-on testing to ensure exceptional performance under heat, high humidity, salty...

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19 11 2019
CALIFORNIA BUILDERS MUST LINE UP SOLAR SUPPLY CHAIN NOW

With 2020 almost here, home builders and developers in California gear up to meet the requirement of solar photovoltaic systems on most residential new builds. . This article was originally published on Builder on October 30, 2019. By Mark Vogel Adobe Stock We are weeks away in the countdown to the 2020 solar mandates in California that...

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21 10 2019
Fighting labor shortages: Strategies for recruiting, training and retaining in the solar industry

Article Originally Published on Solar Power World on Oct 21, 2019. By Mark Vogel, President and COO, Petersen-Dean The solar power industry is facing a shortage of skilled labor that we must address. The need for skilled and savvy employees has never been greater, and we as an industry must be fully prepared to meet...

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19 08 2019
Sunnova Partners With California Roofer Ahead of Solar Mandate

This article originally appeared on Greentech Media in August 2019. A high-profile solar-homebuilder partnership has emerged from the flurry of activity surrounding California’s new solar home mandate, which goes into effect in 2020.  Residential solar provider Sunnova and PetersenDean, a California-based company that installs roofs and solar, will work together on solar and storage leases...

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10 07 2019
Employees are at the Heart of the Solar Industry

This article originally appeared in the July issue of North American Clean Energy magazine. By Mark Vogel As with any growing industry in the construction field, the solar power industry is facing a shortage of skilled labor that needs to be addressed if the industry is going to ride the wave of growth.  According to...

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10 04 2019
After being rocked by Trump tariffs, the solar energy business is bouncing back

At PetersenDean, the solar business is simply booming. The home improvement company offers both roofing and solar installations, and is seeing an increase in demand for solar panels thanks in large part to a mandate in California where it’s based. The state requires newly built homes to include solar power as a feature. The rule was passed...

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10 04 2019
How Builders Can Prepare for the Surge in Solar

by Mark Vogel California home builders will be particularly busy this year gearing up for the 2020 mandates requiring all new single-family homes to include solar. While the state has certainly taken the lead in pressing forward with policies that require renewable-based energies, there is a national focus on both solar and battery storage as real...

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19 03 2019
Southern California Edison power lines sparked deadly Thomas fire, investigators find

By JOSEPH SERNA , LA TIMES Investigators have determined that Southern California Edison power lines ignited the 2017 Thomas fire, a massive blaze in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties that killed two people and later gave rise to a massive mudflow that resulted in at least 21 deaths. Following a 15-month probe by Ventura County Fire Department investigators, along...

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