News Category: Solar incentives
18 Oct 2018
Customers of Duke Energy in North Carolina received good news this summer when regulators approved $62 million for a program that helps homeowners install solar energy systems. This incentive is expected to triple the private solar market in the stat...
16 Oct 2018
Financial modeling of solar returns in South Carolina has indicated the homeowners sitting on the fence may be missing out on one of the biggest opportunities for risk-free profit they will ever get.
10 Jul 2018
Solar power continues to gain importance as an energy source for homes and businesses. Innovations like the Tesla Solar Roof make solar energy easier to incorporate into our daily lives. Beyond the technology, government regulations, public opinion,...
09 Jul 2018
Are your energy expenses so high that they're affecting your budget? While it's true converting to green energy systems, like solar or wind power, make a big difference, there are plenty of small ways to save using simple, actionable measures via lif...
How much do solar panels cost in San Antonio and why are solar savings so high when CPS Energy rates are relatively low?
15 Jun 2018
Estimate the cost of installing solar panels in San Antonio, Texas customized for your home. How the new CPS Energy solar rebate program works, the 30% federal solar tax credit and CPS Energy’s net metering program combine to deliver a massive monthl...
03 Jun 2018
The development of residential and commercial solar products has undergone innovative developments for decades. The technology behind the first solar roof tiles was developed in the 1970s. Since then, several companies have attempted to produce a sol...
Does the new import tariff make Sunpower solar panels the best choice for residential solar panels in 2018?
27 May 2018
Solar panels provide economic benefit the moment the system is online. Once the system is installed and paid for, your solar energy is free for as many as 20-40 years depending on the quality of the systems. SunPower, a leading producer of solar pane...
04 May 2018
North Carolina homeowners and renters get new incentives and options for going solar now that Duke Energy’s $62 million incentive package received final approval.
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...
10 Mar 2018
The solar tax credit certainly gives a powerful incentive to install solar power for your home. But it still represents a significant up-front investment. If you are a cost-conscious consumer, this may well give you pause.