Tag: "kpcc"

05/24/17

  06:58:00 am, by Jim Jenal - Founder & CEO   , 230 words  
Categories: Commercial Solar, Residential Solar, Non-profit solar

Support KPCC and Save on Solar with Run on Sun!

KPCCHere at Run on Sun we are big NPR fans, and particularly our own, Pasadena-based affiliate, KPCC.  Great local programming, as well as all those wonderful NPR shows that we live for!  (And hey, Kai Ryssdal, we are still waiting to do that interview on the business of solar!)

But between  now and the end of May, KPCC is having their annual Online Auction with over 500 cool things to bid on!  Well, we believe that Run on Sun is Pasadena Solar, so of course we had to get in on the action with not one, but two items for a lucky listener!  Check these out!

Residential Solar

For one lucky listener, Run on Sun will give you $500 off on your residential solar installation!  The bidding starts at $150, so you have a shot at tripling your money, all the while helping to make your local NPR affiliate that much stronger!  Bid on your Residential Solar Discount here!

Commercial/Non-Profit Solar

For that commercial facility or non-profit considering solar, have we got a deal for you!  $1,000 off your commercial/non-profit solar installation, 20 kW or larger.  (New client contacts, only.)  Bidding starts at $300, so again, you could end up tripling your money, and provide a big boost to KPCC.  Bid on your Commercial/Non-Profit Solar Discount here!

But you have to ask fast - the auction closes May 31 at 7:00 p.m. - so don’t miss out, start bidding now!

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11/27/15

  07:21:00 am, by Laurel Hamilton   , 276 words  
Categories: All About Solar Power, Residential Solar

KPCC Auction Features the Gift of Solar with Run on Sun

KPCCAs a Pasadena-based company, Run on Sun is proud to support our local public radio station, KPCC. A truly invaluable resource, KPCC is Southern California’s premier NPR affiliate bringing comprehensive, unbiased news coverage to our community. However, as a public station, they can only do so through the support of listeners. Which is why, as daily listeners ourselves, Run on Sun is donating to the annual KPCC Winter Online Auction

So as you recover from the trials of yesterday’s annual overeating holiday, avoid the dangerous Black Friday shopping sprees! Instead kick back and check out the online auction going live on November 27th! Many exciting gifts and adventures are included in the long list of items up for grabs. And for one lucky homeowner, the gift of solar just got a huge discount!

Run on Sun is auctioning a gift certificate for $750.00 toward a residential solar PV system!!!

KPCC GIFT

This is the largest discount Run on Sun has offered on a single residential solar project to date! But what better way to celebrate the holidays than to give the gift of solar?! With the help of this steep discount you can be on your way to continued energy independence, bill savings, and a greener future.

So don’t delay, the online auction closes December 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM so be sure to keep an eye on your bid. 

Request your free solar site assessment today to ensure your property is a good fit. Don’t worry, in the unfortunate event that you win the auction and your home turns out to be a poor candidate, Run on Sun will honor your gift certificate with a friend or neighbor of your choice. 

Gift of Solar

Happy Holidays and Happy Bidding! 

 

 

07/20/14

  07:14:00 am, by Jim Jenal - Founder & CEO   , 259 words  
Categories: Climate Change, Ranting

What has been done, can be done...

How did we get from this…

LA Smog circa 1968

LA Smog circa 1968

To this…

On a clear day you can see forever...

On a clear day…

In my lifetime?

As a school child growing up in a suburb of Los Angeles, I was all too familiar with the upper scene: ground level ozone and other pollutants that literally made it hurt to breathe.  Kids would come into classrooms after lunchtime recess and cough for half an hour.  Every day.  The very air was killing us and no one seemed to have the ability, or the will, to change it.

The story of how LA drastically improved its air quality has much to teach us as we face the fight to do something about climate change.  The tactics of those who profit from the status quo are exactly the same: denial, obfuscation, entrenched resistance.  But we overcame their resistance before, and what has been done can be done.  The question is: do we have the will?

Which brings me to the wonderful series on addressing these issues that ran this past week on Kai Ryssdal’s always engaging Marketplace on NPR.  (Sidenote: we listen to NPR on KPCC, and we have a Solar Member’s Benefit for KPCC members!

In a week-long series titled, We Used to be China, the Marketplace Sustainability crew looks at how, not so long ago, the US faced pollution issues every bit as daunting as what confronts China today, and more broadly, the globe.  In particular, the sections on LA’s Smog and on the Cap and Trade program that cured Acid Rain are particularly illuminating.  Check them out.

04/29/13

  05:54:00 am, by Jim Jenal - Founder & CEO   , 155 words  
Categories: Solar Economics, Pasadena Solar, Commercial Solar, Residential Solar

Run on Sun & KPCC Partner to Provide Solar Benefits

KPCC logoTwo of Pasadena’s most beloved institutions - NPR affiliate KPCC and Run on Sun - have joined forces to offer KPCC Members exclusive benefits on solar power systems.  As the only solar power company offering Member Benefits, Run on Sun is demonstrating its commitment to the outstanding programming on KPCC and to enriching the lives of its Members.

Here is the deal as shown on KPCC’s Member Benefits page:

Members receive:

  • $500 off a residential solar power system, 5kW or larger;
  • $2500 off a commercial solar power system, 30kW or larger.

To qualify for this special offer, just show us your Benefits Card when we come out to do your free solar site evaluation.

Wait, what, you aren’t a Member yet?  No worries - just click over to the KPCC website and make a one-time contribution of $60!  (Wow, how is that for an immediate return on your investment?)  Or better yet, become a sustaining member.  It is the ultimate win-win!

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