News Category: Solar incentives
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.
17 Dec 2018
See how the cost is worked out. Use your monthly electricity usage to calculate the solar system size and number of solar panels required. You then deduct the solar tax credit & other incentives.
18 Nov 2018
While the price of solar energy is still slightly higher than energy from more traditional sources, investing is still an intelligent financial move. In 2017, the average monthly utility bill in the United States was $111.67. After achieving solar pa...
How knowing the steps involved in the solar panel installation process can help you negotiate a better deal from your solar company
28 Oct 2018
Pulling the trigger on a solar panel installation for your home can be a daunting process. You need to find the best solar companies in your area, work out the best brands of solar panels and inverters, calculate your savings to make sure solar panel...
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...
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...
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...