Step 7 – Small Residential Energy Storage Rebate Is Open!

NeoVolta Energy Storage Diagrams

New Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) Rebate application for Step 7 – Small Residential Energy Storage funding, becomes available starting Monday, Sept 27, 2021, at a rebate value of $0.15/wH. Caller: “Quick question. I already have solar, so which Battery is right for me? I need an answer ASAP, because SGIP Rebates are back and who …

Greening MTS

Makello supports community and non-profit organizations

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 …

Joyrider Changes Everything (2021)

Electric vehicle. Ride and drive Liberty Station

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 …

Social and Environmental Justice Opportunities In Maps

San Diego County Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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

1930s redlining impacts African American communities today.

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

Electric Vehicle Public Charging Station

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 …

Makello Research Assistant in UCSD ESYS Capstone

AuroraSolar solar design model energy analysis irridiance

I was going into my last quarter of undergrad at UCSD when I started interning at Makello. The internship was part of my Senior Project, and I enjoyed working with a diversely skilled team.  I worked with people with experience in many fields including software/electrical engineering, solar installation, non-profit organizations, management experience, and GIS systems …

Apple on Wheels

Tesla has become the new standard for modern vehicles.

Apple, under Steve Jobs’s leadership, revolutionized the cell phone industry and defined the smart phone as we know it today. Tesla is positioned to do the same for the automotive industry. In 2012, Tesla reinvented the electric vehicle with the Model S and captured people’s desire for clean, sexy, and powerful.   Electric vehicles existed …

Fisker Ocean

electric Fisker Ocean luxury SUV recycled/vegan materials

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 …

Makello Aids NPOs & NGOs in Environmental Justice

EV Association of SD at Groundwork San Diego’s EarthLab

I met Charlie, the CEO and founder of Makello, during the summer while I was interning at Groundwork San Diego’s EarthLab in partnership with UC San Diego’s Center on Global Justice. While at the EarthLab, I was a college mentor for Groundwork’s High School Green Team. We were learning about electric vehicles, and Charlie was …