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The History of Solar Power: Solar Energy in Ancient Times

November 13, 2012

The vital role that the sun plays in life on earth has been recognized and celebrated by virtually every culture in human history. All over the world, ancient peoples from the Egyptians in Africa and the Aztecs and Mayans in the Americas, all the way up through the Greeks and Romans in Europe revered the […]

Riverside a Rising Star in the Solar Power Market

November 7, 2012

As of this fall, Riverside celebrated a major milestone in its goal to become a green leader: the city is now producing 5,000,000 watts of solar energy per day, or enough to power 3000 homes! Having hit this threshold mark of 5 megawatts, Riverside takes its place next to San Diego, San Francisco and Los […]

Solar Power Heats Up in California!

October 30, 2012

Did you know that during the recent summer heatwaves, the state of California generated a record-breaking 1000+ megawatts of solar power? That’s the same amount of power produced by not one, but two large gas-fired power plants—except with solar, that energy is clean, green, and produced from an abundant renewable resource. These sky-high levels of […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Our New Headquarters in Riverside

October 18, 2012

We’re excited to announce that the groundbreaking ceremony for SolarMax’s new headquarters in Riverside, CA is set for Monday, November 5th! Our company plans to begin occupying the new 165,000-square-foot office and warehouse by the end of the year, in a move that is expected to bring 1,600 new jobs to Riverside. Accordingly, our hiring […]

Retail Giants Going Solar

October 9, 2012

It wasn’t long ago that large retailers began featuring green-branded products on their shelves and promising to implement “going green” into their day-to-day operations, but these days? “Green” has graduated far beyond buzzword territory. All around the country, policies that reduce our carbon footprint and dependency on fossil fuels, and that make use of local, […]

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October 4, 2012

SolarMax Technology Cools Heat for 600 Homeowners! October 03, 2012 12:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Homeowners are turning to solar power – amid the heat waves and rising energy costs – to cool down and save money on their electric bills. Over the summer, SolarMax Technology Inc. installed and sold over […]

Solar-Powered Art Exhibition Lights up the Australian Outback Night!

October 1, 2012

Thought to be the first of its kind, an exhibition of about 20 solar-powered artworks created by international artists debuted last month in Broken Hill, a historic mining city situated in the Australian outback. As per the Broken Hill Art Exchange, the group responsible for curating this exciting project, each piece was designed to be […]

Tax Breaks for Residential Solar Installation!

September 5, 2012

Did you know that between 2000 and 2006, the price of electricity went up by 2.5% per year? Unfortunately, that upward trend has continued, resulting in higher bills for utilities customers. Energy costs are projected to climb steadily for the foreseeable future. To offset these rising costs, many homeowners are choosing to install solar panels, […]

Solar’s Super Power: Reducing Your Monthly Energy Bills in a Single Bound!

August 28, 2012

Most people know that harnessing the power of the sun with solar panels is a clean, renewable source of energy, but did you know that people who have solar panels installed on the roofs of their homes and businesses can see a drastic reduction in their monthly energy bills? Using solar panels allows you to […]

SolarMax’s Big Move to Riverside!

August 20, 2012

We’re excited to announce that SolarMax Technology is moving its headquarters to sunny Riverside, CA at the end of this year! With this move, we expect to create as many as 1,600 new jobs in the area as we continue to expand our business. “It was the next step in our growth,” says David Hsu, […]