EcoFest May 17th 10AM - 4PM

By Charlie Johnson

Mark your calendars! EcoFest is this Sunday, 5/17 from 10-4pm! This year’s EcoFest we’ll be at 450 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas 92024 (between Encinitas and...

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Solar PV    EcoFest   

Grape Day Festival and Parade

By Tatiana von Rheinbaben


Come out to the Grape Day Parade on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 9:30 AM to watch Wipomo showcase its solar slider in the parade along Grand Avenue in Downtown Escondido. And don't forget to...


To bargain or not to bargain?

By Liza Roocroft

To bargain or not to bargain?

That is my question. Have you noticed that there is a very large variance in the quotes you get from competing solar companies? I did! When I was shopping...

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electric    Solar PV    Investment    #homeimprovement   

44th Annual Barona Powwow

By Tatiana von Rheinbaben

Barona Band Of Mission Indians

Come and join the Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Wipomo Team for the 44th Annual Barona Powwow Event. Where? Barona Sports Park-Barona Indian Reservation- at 1095 Barona Road,...

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Nature    Solar PV    Environment   

Instant College Fund or Instant Retirement Fund

By Charlie Johnson

Grid-Tied Solar Photovoltaic + Electric Vehicle

By eliminating their energy bills, the average San Diego family can save enough money to put a child through college. We're talking about...


Case Study: Dr. T saves 10:1 with LED + Solar PV

By Charlie Johnson

Dr. Tyler wanted to eliminate his electic bill with a solar photovoltaic system.   For every $1 spent on LEDs, the installed cost of the solar system was reduced by $10. 
(Update:...

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LED    Solar PV    Energy Efficiency   

Wipomo's Mobile Energy Ecosystem

By Joseph Ocampo

Power when you want it, where you want it, day or night, even during a utility blackout.

The Wipomo Mobile Energy Ecosystem at the home showcase during SDRES Sustainability Tour 2013....

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Mobile    Off-Grid    Solar PV    Charging Station   

Take Our Surveys to Qualify for Discounts on Wipomo's Energy Ecosystem

By Joseph Ocampo

These are short 5 question, 1-2 minute surveys about what you think of solar photovoltaics, electric vehicles (including plug-in hybrids) and other technologies or concepts related to the Wipomo...

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Energy Ecosystem    Solar PV   

San Diegans Save with Wipomo- Behind the Numbers

By Joseph Ocampo

If you haven’t already seen the graphs showing how much money you can save with Wipomo’s Energy Ecosystem, check them out right now. Below are both of the graphs, how to read them and...

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Energy Ecosystem    Prius    Solar PV    Investment    Lifetime Savings   

V-2-V Charging with the Energy Ecosystem

By Joseph Ocampo

As a tour stop at UC San Diego for the 2013 Sustainability Tour, we demonstrated vehicle-to-vehicle charging using Wipomo’s energy solution. Perhaps the first such demonstration not hidden...

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mobile    Charging Station    Solar PV   

Cotton Candy from the Sun

By Joseph Ocampo

The first debut of the Solar Slider at UC San Diego was in just a few days. We had a cotton candy machine ready for the occasion, to be powered by the Solar Slider. All that was left was to secure...

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mobile    Off-Grid    Solar PV    Charging Station   

Building a Solar Slider

By Joseph Ocampo

Our advisor, a professional engineering consultant named Kurt Lund, graciously opened his garage, tools and skill up to us for building the cage. As a group of undergraduate engineers (and one...

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Off-Grid    Solar PV    Charging Station