A near capacity crowd is expected at tomorrow’s HelioPower Palm Desert dedication and holiday open house all promising to make the solar event a successful kick off to the Desert holiday season. Over70 guests are registered to date, a contingent of Chamber of Commerceambassadors are set to "cut the ribbon" on the new Palm Desert solarproduction facility and many walk in attendees are expected at theHelioPower facility located at 75178 Gerald Ford Drive – Suite 3A, PalmDesert, CA 92211. The Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce ribbon cuttingceremony starts at 4pm. The Coachella Valley solar event and open house runs through 7pm.
Attendees will have several opportunities to learn about solarenergy, get a hands on view of the types of roof top installationscommon in the Coachella Valley and learn about energy saving tips. ThePalm Desert Set-To-Save program will have representatives present tohelp local residents learn how to save energy on their electric bills.Photos and information about the many HelioPower solar energyinstallations in the Coachella Valley will also be available.
A presentation on the Smart Grid and Its Impact on Your Utility Bills will empower residents with information on the changes now rolling outthrough the local utilities. Presented by Scott Gordon of HelioPower,this Smart Grid presentation has been very popular across California and with homeowners making changes to hedge rising utility rates. Plentyof holiday open house refreshments will help attendees welcome theseason.
Information on the group solar discount program now available through the HelioPower and One Block off the Grid (1BOG) will also beavailable. This solar discount buying program ends February 8, 2011 and will only be installed by solar company, HelioPower.
Rancho Mirage homeowner Cecile Morgan went solar through last year’s IBOG program. “The system wiped out 100 percent of my electric bill. It makes me feel better about the environment, and I like that the system will pay for itself soon and add value to myhome,” she said.
Several HelioPower managers and its local Desert team will be on hand to wish local residents Happy Holidays. Ty Jagerson, President, isattending from the company’s headquarters. Scott Gordon, Vice President of Residential Sales is presenting later in the evening. GlennaWiseman, Vice President of Marketing will be on hand. The company’sDesert solar energy experts, Matt McPherson and Matt Rifkin, will begreeting many of their customers who are attending.
More information is available at the HelioPower Palm Desert Solar event page.
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