Solar Group Purchase Campaigns Launch in Los Angeles County, Inland Empire and Orange County

Homeowners Eligible for Support and Solar Group Discounts through One Block Off the Grid (1BOG)'s Pre-selected Installer Partners

Jun 14, 2010, 09:00 ET from One Block Off the Grid

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- One Block Off The Grid (1BOG), the nation's largest group discount program for solar energy, today announced the launch of a new Los Angeles solar campaign to offer local homeowners an easy and affordable way to go solar.


Now, homeowners throughout the greater LA area, including Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Orange County and the Inland Empire, can take advantage of 1BOG's 15%* group discount on home solar panel installation. In addition, homeowners can receive impartial phone and online step-by-step support, educational tools, webinars and advocacy to guide them through the entire solar buying process.

"1BOG's 'no-negotiation' group purchase model helps homeowners rest easy knowing they're working with the right installer at the right price, so that they can take advantage of local solar incentives," said 1BOG CEO Dave Llorens. "We are thrilled to work with two of the region's best installers to service 1BOG members in Los Angeles County, Inland Empire and Orange County with affordable, easy solar electric systems."

1BOG has selected two installation companies to service the campaign communities: HelioPower and REC Solar. Both companies were selected for their excellent track records, top-quality installations and reliable warranties.

The Los Angeles, Inland Empire and Orange County 1BOG programs are available now to local homeowners through September 14, 2010. To sign up, or for more information, details about pricing, products and local events, visit or the campaign homepages:,,  

About One Block Off the Grid:

One Block Off the Grid (1BOG) makes going solar easy and affordable for homeowners by researching local solar installers, negotiating group discounts and managing the entire solar buying process from beginning to end—at no cost. 1BOG membership is free and gives homeowners access to exclusive, pre-arranged group discounts, educational tools and advice from an experienced team of solar advisors. Homeowner members are confident that 1BOG's installation partners have been carefully vetted on products, installation practices, long-term stability as a company, as well as a great group discount rate. 1BOG was founded in 2008 in San Francisco, California and has active solar campaigns in 12 markets across the United States. For more information, visit

About HelioPower:

HelioPower has engineered over 1000 solar power solutions for residential, commercial, community and utility scale partners since 2001 in the Western states and serves clients worldwide. Customer testimonials are available at HelioPower can also be reached toll free at 1.87.SOLAR.888/1.877.652.7888.

About REC Solar:

REC Solar, Inc. specializes in grid-tied solar electric design and installation, offering affordable solar solutions for all residential, commercial, government and utility customers. With a local presence in all major solar markets in the USA and millions of watts installed, REC Solar is committed to lowering the cost of solar power through efficient processes, innovative products and outstanding customer service. REC Solar has installed more residential solar electric systems in the US than any other company. REC Solar is among the nation's largest solar integrators and currently has over a dozen offices throughout five states (AZ, CA, CO, HI, and OR). For more information, visit

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*Average 15% off standard rates

SOURCE One Block Off the Grid