Probably True Solar Stories

The Stories

The Solar Heist, or How I Got into the Solar Business, Part 3: The Favor

In the next episode of Probably True Solar Stories , we continue the story of two neighbors who are part of the solar industry. Charlie is a large-scale utility solar developer while Mazz is a medium-scale thief who successfu...

The Solar Way -- A Fable About Successfully Riding the Solar Coaster

Gather around the fireplace, solar friends. Pull up a seat at the bar. On the next, Probably True Solar Stories, we're going to tell the first-ever solar fable. It's a fairytale. A hero's journey sort of thing. With a Texas a...

I'm Sorry, Ma'am, But You Can't Go Solar

In this episode of Probably True Solar Stories, a feisty senior citizen is determined to haggle with a solar salesman to buy the solar system of her dreams. But her haggling plans fall through when an honest salesperson refus...

Why Solar Man Joined the Ultra League of Super Defenders

There's a new superhero in town. His name is Solar Man, and he's here to help the world, but not in the way you might think. To defeat his arch-nemesis, Solar Man reluctantly decides to join the Ultra League of Super Defende...

How Winnie the Pooh Went Solar (And Found More "Hunny")

Note: For this episode, we're temporarily changing the name of Probably True Solar Stories to Probably POOH Solar Stories in honor of our main character, Winnie-the-Pooh. Once upon a time, not long ago, after public domain la...

We Didn’t Know Our Solar Home Was Haunted Until We Got a Text from the Ghost

This Probably True Solar Story is the first haunted solar house story ever told ... So... we're making pop-culture history! I think... If you find another one, let me know. As for the story, it's about a family that's moved i...

We Have a Pigeon Problem

Solar homes come with minimal maintenance, especially when the solar has just been installed. But when a new solar owner sees that a pigeon is unrelentingly shit-bombing her brand-new solar array, she calls in a pro to do the...

Good Afternoon, Dude. I’m Solar Sam, Your Solar SalesBot

How will solar sales be different in the year 2040? Today’s solar sales experience is fairly familiar: You call for a solar quote. Or maybe someone comes to your door to set an appointment. Then you give some basic info about...

The Solar Heist, or How I Got into the Solar Business, Part 2: The No-Good, Rotten Heist

In real life, you never hear about the perfect heist. That’s because when a real-life heist is perfect, there are no witnesses, the criminals disappear, and the case goes cold. Boring. Now, in a fictional heist story, somethi...

The Solar Heist, or How I Got into the Solar Business, Part 1: The Proposal

In this first episode of Probably True Solar Stories , two neighbors meet unexpectedly at an Oakland, California coffee shop that specializes in dark, rich coffee. Mazz owns a trucking business by day and is a thief at night....

Once upon a time there was a solar installer...

Once upon a time, there was a solar installer. Think that sounds funny? Well, why not a solar installer? Probably True Solar Stories is a podcast about the secret solar stories and the secret solar people that you never hear ...