At least one gigawatt of rooftop solar power capacity has been installed in California to date. This is according to a report released by the Environment California Research and Policy Center.
Tax incentives, credits, deductions, loans, and rebates, related to the installation of solar power or other renewable energy systems. These posts are categorized according to the individual U.S. states they apply to .
The solar industry got a black eye when Solyndra collapsed. But despite the setback, it continues to grow, especially in the Bay Area.
After all the bad news regarding solar companies in recent times, here’s something good this time. Chevron unveiled its solar power system in an oil field in California.
Time is not on the side of solar power developers as the December 31 deadline on federal renewable energy incentive program nears. The program covers 30 percent of development costs, which made solar projects attractive to investors.
Maryland’s Board of Public Works voted two to one last Wednesday to approve the lease of state prison land to Maryland Solar, which is a solar farm, for the next 20 years.
Cogenra Solar is a solar cogeneration systems and renewable energy service solutions provider. It announced that it completed a solar cogeneration project at General Hydroponics, which is the leading manufacturer of indoor agricultural systems and fertilizers for crops.
On paper, the state of Michigan might be encouraging residents and businesses to install solar power systems with its solar rebate and incentive programs. But the state officials must rethink their property tax laws if they really want to promote alternative energy use in Michigan.
New Jersey’s largest utility, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, started a solar power installation project in the state. This was met with mixed reactions from the residents. Some say they like the initiative of the utility while other residents view the solar panels as eyesores.
Once the Cincinnati Parks Solar Power Project is complete, it will have the largest number of solar arrays in the State of Ohio. The solar power project involves installing solar panels in twelve different parks and structures all over the city. The project consists of 586 235-watt Sharp solar modules and once completed, will provide […]
The Huntington Beach City School District, in cooperation with Chevron Energy Solutions, is planning to install solar panels at Seacliff, Dwyer, Hawes, and Smith Schools. The city estimates that this will save them at least $75,000. But the plan is met with objections from the locals. There’s a group of parents protesting and asking for […]