Lets face it: taxes are confusing. When that certain time of year rolls around, feelings of apprehension and dread have a tendency to appear. Perplexing language, strange looking forms and a constantly changing tax code can leave one utterly bewildered. If you received a tax credit last year for installing some energy efficient windows or a […]
Tax incentives for individuals and organizations who use solar power.
Good news for homeowners and businesses that plan to go solar in 2011. There are several federal tax credits that are still in effect or have been extended for the year. There’s the uncapped 30 percent federal tax credit on solar hot water and residential solar electric systems that are in effect until 2016. The […]
It’s true: it is hard to live off the grid, no matter how tempting and eco-friendly it is. Enter carbon offsets – voluntary payments of a particular sum per tonne of carbon you emit. It’s like donating to a charity for Mother Nature.
Churches, mosques and synagogues in England could stand to add up to $29 million GBP (or $50 million USD) to their coffers by simply switching to solar panels.
Proving that you should be careful what you wish for, the state of New Jersey was awestruck when their latest solar rebate had gotten a little more attention than they perhaps would’ve liked.
Green Mountain Energy customers with renewable energy installations connected to a power grid are eligible for a buy-back program giving credits for excess energy produced and exported back to the grid.
In an effort to decrease the demand for conventional fossil fuel energy sources, Sunset Valley, Texas, offers a solar water heater rebate to residents that can be used to supplement Austin Energy’s rebate.
The city of Sunset Valley, Texas, has several rebate programs that can help local homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
New Jersey residents are eligible for a $1200 incentive if they own an electric hot water heater and are willing to install a solar hot water system that can substitute or supplement the existing system.
DTE Energy is offering incentives through its Solar Currents Program to customers who install solar photovoltaic systems with a capacity of at least 1 kilowatt and a maximum of 20 kW.