News Category: Solar incentives
October 19, 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...
October 18, 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...
October 16, 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.
July 10, 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,...
July 09, 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...
June 15, 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...
May 27, 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...
May 04, 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.
April 12, 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.
April 05, 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...
March 10, 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.
March 07, 2018
Yes, they are. This is unequivocal. You might as well frame the question differently and ask, “Do you enjoy saving money while saving the planet?” It’s practically a rhetorical question.