What is “Solar Rights” Law or a “Solar Easement”?

The  California Solar Rights Act allows for solar easements for solar energy systems on properties which are not owned by the owner. In other words,  if the appropriate steps are taken,  the solar host airspace above the P.V. system is guaranteed to be free of shade from vegetation growth, increased building heights as a result of: remodeling, and construction of new buildings on adjacent...

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Smart Meters…Friend or Foe?

Most of the electric utility companies across the United States are replacing their old analog electric meters with new digital electric meters, commonly called “Smart Meters”. An analog meter is the glass meter thing on your electric panel that has the little wheel that goes round and round as you use electrical power.  If you look closer, you will see three or four little “clock” looking dials...

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