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.
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.
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.
Massachusetts has enacted a new net metering law that allows homeowners and businesses to sell solar power generated by its solar power systems to utilities at retail prices.
The state of Nevada is offering incentives for renewable energy use and energy efficiency. A state rebate program is being administered by NV Energy, formerly known as Sierra Pacific Power and Nevada Power. This is known as the Renewable Generations Rebate Program for photovoltaic (PV ), small wind and hydroelectric systems. Originally, this rebate program […]
The state of Utah, and particularly its Rocky Mountain Power Solar Incentive Program, continues in its pursuit to find ways and means of to preserve natural resources, as well to assist consumers financially, to save money on their energy consumption. This is the general concept of this Solar Incentive program, which gives rewards to customers […]
What is Net Metering? Net Metering is the practice of consumers “selling” energy to the electricity companies when they have some form of renewable energy facility installed at their home and a surplus is created. A good example of net metering would be the case of someone who owns solar panels or a wind turbine. […]