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SolarMax Technology Named Official Solar Partner for University of California, Riverside Alumni Association

(RIVERSIDE, CA) – The longstanding relationship between SolarMax Technology and the University of California - Riverside (UCR) has produced a number of breakthroughs, especially in the area of solar research and development. A new agreement between the company and the alumni association ensures that alumni will benefit even more from those advances.

California Sees Future of Solar with 2020 Vision

Long recognized for its progressive policies regarding renewable energy, California has doubled down on rooftop solar. A new legislative mandate, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2020, requires almost all new homes be built with solar.

SolarMax, a leader in the California residential solar market, has opened its Dealer Program at an extremely competitive rate!

Having more than a decade of experience in the solar industry has given us the opportunity to establish ourselves as an industry leader with the stability and financial security to succeed. This allows us to provide our dealers with various financing options, professional and timely installations, excellent customer service, and on-time payments. Our dealers will be ...

Defusing the Tariff Bomb

If you believe the recent headlines in the mainstream media, the solar industry's version of a missile attack occurred a few days ago, when the Trump Administration announced it would impose a four-year schedule of tariffs on imported crystalline-silicon solar cells and modules imported from China. Industry observers immediately - and predictably - warned of financial ...

Power Customers Feel the Pinch at LADWP

Consumer spending continues to power much of the California economy, but not so much when it comes to Los Angeles Department of Water & Power electricity customers. That’s because bill payers there have less to spend following the LA City Council’s controversial 2016 decision to approve a five-year schedule of rate increases.

SolarMax Technology on Track to Deliver 250MW to China Grid in 2018 Through Large Scale Solar

Global Renewable Energy Leader Also Embarks on Push Into Chinese Residential Market

Solarmax Sponsored Rider Jason Aguilar Inducted onto Yamaha's Wall of Champions

SolarMax Technology's sponsored rider, Jason Aguilar, was inducted onto Yamaha's Wall of Champions! Congratulations on an outstanding year, Jason, and what a way to end it!

Escaping the Tyranny of SCE Rate Increases

According to figures outlined in a recent general rate case request by Southern California Edison, the utility seeks approval of $2.1 billion – yes, that’s billion – to modernize the grid. The reason: the seismic shift in the market place to distributed energy resources – like rooftop solar.  And guess how the utility plans to pay for a large chunk of that investment? ...

The RPU Solar Rebate: Going, Going… Gone

Like a popular singer once sang, “you never know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” That pretty much summarizes the fate of the popular residential solar rebate program offered by Riverside Public Utilities. The rebate program ends on December 29 of this year – but, if you’re planning to apply, the application must be submitted no later than December 14.

Jason Aguilar - Motoamerica Champion 2017

It was a near perfect weekend for Jason Aguilar with pole position, 2 race wins, and the national championship. MotoAmerica is the highest level of professional motorcycle road racing in the United States, attracting an international field of competitors representing 6 continents.

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