State News: Utah
October 14, 2018
The cost of solar panels for homes is currently offset by a 30% federal tax credit and in some instances also supported by other state and utility-based solar incentives or tax credits. Right now many homeowners installing solar panels can get a payb...
August 13, 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...
How does Rocky Mountain Power's net metering policies make solar worth it in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming?
July 25, 2018
Solar system output doesn’t always match the power needs of your home at a particular time. Net metering is crucial to making solar systems economic in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming where Rocky Mountain Powers’ electric rates are low. It gives economic va...
January 26, 2018
Numerous solar cost-estimating tools to help you understand how much a solar array should cost you. Having that knowledge ready when you talk to solar installers helps you better understand the pros and cons of financing solar options and can help yo...
What Is Net Metering and how will it be affected by the increasing use of time of use electricity rates?
January 12, 2018
The big utilities have started to transition to time-of-use billing. How will time-of-use billing effect net metering?
November 06, 2017
More Americans are taking advantage of the substantial and various benefits of installing a residential solar energy system can provide – and not just because the federal solar investment tax credit is winding down. Utilities in states across the nat...