Fisker Ocean

The greenest vehicle on the market could be yours by 2021. The Fisker Ocean is going to be a luxury SUV made from recycled and vegan materials featuring an all-electric drivetrain and up to 1000 miles of EV recharging per year. Some of their most innovated features include a full length solar roof, fully recycled …

Bypass Hurdles with the HOA and Landlord

Homeowners or tenants in HOAs, apartment dwellers and condo owners are often discouraged from energy upgrades like solar panels, Plug-In Vehicle charging, LED lighting and energy storage.  With a little research, anyone can take steps towards energy independence. California’s “Solar Rights Act” defends your right to produce power in California.  The HOA may restrict, deny …

VW’s Microbus EV Redemption

When Ferdinand Piëch was in charge of Volkswagen, the company was an empire in the automotive industry. ​Their ambition and pursuit of engineering perfection was beyond the world’s imagination. Times, however, have changed. ​ When Ferdinand Piëch was in charge of Volkswagen, the company was an empire in the automotive industry. They purchased Rolls Royce just to …

Dirty Little Secrets of the Solar Industry

The solar industry is in extreme competition with narrow margins.  Companies cut corners in workmanship quality and balance of system, to match lowest bids, while salespeople oversize systems to maximize commissions.  Whether you buy too much, or compromise the waterproofing to get to the lowest cost/watt, either way, you’re all wet.  Makello has a better …

Buyer’s Rights for Energy Upgrades

How does a homeowner build superior quality workmanship into the solar panel bidding process, to protect the home from the risk of water leak, accidental injury, electrical shock and fire hazards? Makello documents the site survey and installation techniques with step by step photos and videos.  Proof of quality workmanship is a “Buyer’s Right”. Without …