News Category: Solar financing
13 Apr 2019
Big changes are coming to the popular 30% Investment Tax Credit at the end of 2019, and we talk with industry insiders to learn what this means for you.
10 Apr 2019
See what renewable resources are currently popular to produce low-carbon or carbon-free energy, and learn how they work.
05 Apr 2019
Minimizing the carbon footprint is a primary motivation for adopting solar power technology, especially now as the world is seeing the effects of climate change. Another reason why people migrate to solar energy is to save on energy bills. Indeed, so...
26 Feb 2019
Energize Connecticut offers several programs to help you improve energy efficiency and save money on your energy bills. Solar in CT is another great option.
09 Jan 2019
Can I use PACE loans to fund my solar system? Are there any PACE solar programs in my city?
19 Dec 2018
Leasing solar panels for your home might seem like the easiest option. But it will probably cost more than you think. Here’s what solar leasing, purchase-power agreements and escalator clauses really mean.
19 Oct 2018
You've been thinking about getting a solar system for your home. You've heard about all the ways it can save you energy, and it sounds like a great opportunity. There's only one problem: you've always heard that solar panels need to be placed at an a...
13 Aug 2018
Installing a solar energy system saves money and helps the environment. By avoiding future utility bills, the system will pay for itself in a few years, but the up-front costs may be more than you have in available cash. Fortunately, there are many f...
23 Jul 2018
While some say there is a solar power revolution on the horizon, others say it’s already here! The sun provides a dependable and affordable alternative source of electric power in the form of photovoltaics (PV) and solar heating through concentrated...
12 May 2018
When consumers think about residential solar, they often think about owning or leasing. There is another alternative that may not be as well-known: community solar.
12 Apr 2018
The ITC is a federal tax credit that reduces the tax liability for individuals and companies by 30% of the value of their solar investment. Who claims the credit differs, depending on whether the customer is residential or commercial.
05 Apr 2018
In the end, there are many options to use solar energy at your home. There is the federal tax credit of up to 30 percent for a system you own. There are also solar loans to help you own a system with no money down and solar leases and PPAs, which giv...