Step 7 – Small Residential Energy Storage Rebate Is Open!

New Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) Rebate application for Step 7 – Small Residential Energy Storage funding, becomes available starting Monday, Sept 27, 2021.  Californian’s reaped over $1B in SGIP Rebates.  Don’t miss out!  It is possible to qualify for up to 100% incentives for your solar battery in the Equity Resiliency category and up to 85% …

SDG&E $500 Rebate Ends Soon on 375% Efficient Heat Pump Water Heater!

Reserve your 50 Gallon Rheem Heat Pump Water Heater NOW and get a $500 SDG&E Point-Of-Sale Rebate (for SDG&E customers only) 50 Gal Rheem Professional Prestige ProTerra Hybrid Electric Water Heater PROUH50-T2-RU375-15 (15A) OR PROUH50-T2-RU375-30 (30A). On September 30, 2021, or as soon as the SDG&E Rebate program funds are exhausted, the $500 Rebate for …

Makello pays it forward, on KPBS Evening Edition

Makello CEO Charlie Johnson was recently interviewed by KPBS Investigative Reporter Claire Trageser for the KPBS Evening Edition story “Lending Ends Monday For Third Round Of PPP, Which Aims To Correct Inequities“ Makello pays it forward by giving back to the community in many ways. In this case, on May 5th, we shared information with KPBS …

Greening MTS

When people think of buses, many think of the stinky exhaust fumes. Fortunately, San Diego has an ambitious climate action plan that puts an emphasis on clean public transportation and MTS has been implementing changes in vehicle fuel types to improve the region’s air quality and lower costs. The latest step for MTS has been …

Are You In Need of an Energy Upgrades LIFELINE?

Did you know that, whether or not you have an existing solar energy system, you can tap into a combination of up-front incentives, financing, to build up your savings into a 6-Month Emergency Fund and lower monthly costs?  Read more about the Energy Upgrades LIFELINE. How it Works Makello performs the Energy Analysis: Site survey. …

Joyrider Changes Everything (2021)

An EV “Ride N Drive” event takes a supernatural detour, when riders temporarily, uncontrollably and inexplicably become “Energy Zombies”, smitten by the overpowering experience of driving electric for the 1st time, with instant torque, no noise and zero emissions.

Our Mission, Vision and Purpose, Since 2010

Extreme competition in the solar industry and falling prices has resulted in poor quality workmanship, electrical problems, roof leaks, gimmicks, and unethical behavior.  Who can you trust to upgrade your most valuable asset, your home? Makello aims to fix the broken solar industry with a full-disclosure report by an Ethical Energy Efficiency Expert, and documentation …

At Job-I-Con, Makello’s Win is “Made in the Shade”

Skyline showcases are difficult to manage.  At the September 18, 2019 “Job-I-Con” Hiring Event, held at the San Diego Library, 9th floor, the window walls stand 25’ tall, on 3 sides. The east wall and roof shade cast the entire room into heavy contrast between 10 AM and 12 PM.   Makello understands what daily solar …

Social and Environmental Justice Opportunities In Maps

Maps are used for more than directions, and at Makello, we are creating maps to highlight communities within our Service Areas. We have a gallery of maps with community insights and tips regarding solar and electric vehicle adoption.  Makello has maps to help prospective Plug-In Vehicle owners determine the current and future availability of public …

African Americans Concentrated in Diverse Redlined San Diego

Makello is developing GIS services and creating maps useful to the solar power, electric vehicle, and energy storage industries, as well as for our teaming companies, including several non-profit organizations.  Maps are an important method for analyzing and presenting data. We will examine redlining and clean-air technology access by the San Diego African American community …

Center for Sustainable Energy EV101 Webinar Series

Makello is a program featured guest presenter and video educator for the community, speaking about EVs, discount utility rates, making money with energy storage, enhanced incentives for qualified individuals, charger types, public charging, home charging, grants, rebates, incentives and many clean air benefits. On August 4, we premiered our Public EV charging demonstrations and interviews …