inner1

Category Archives :   Mark’s Newspaper Articles

Article written by Mark Becker for Danville/Alamo/Lafayette Today, March 2017. Energy Currents On Yet Another Mission Recently there has been a glut of unappealing solar PV projects installed into my neighborhood, negatively impacting the individual home and the neighborhood’s visual appeal. Per California Law, Home Owner Associations (HOA’S) do have some amount of control over  [Read More]
Article written by Mark Becker for Danville/Alamo/Lafayette Today, February 2017. Forward, or Backward? As we move into the next four years of our new President’s term, there are both nervous and cautiously optimistic energy leaders around our nation and our world. Alternative energy has proven to be a non-partisan issue, and citizens throughout the political  [Read More]
Article written by Mark Becker for Danville/Alamo/Lafayette Today, July 2016. Unfortunately, the subject matter of these newspaper articles doesn’t appear out of thin air. This month, while considering ideas, I tapped into the most available resources present at the moment; my two teenage children. My daughter’s response was immediate and specific: “Talk about the basics, you’re always talking about science  [Read More]
Article written by Mark Becker for Danville/Alamo/Lafayette Today, June 2016. California’s Net Metering laws, which are very advantageous to an investment in solar PV, have been extended for another 20+ years. Net Metering 2.0 has been regarded as a big win for the average electric consumer and the solar industry. NEM 2.0 introduces a small  [Read More]