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Arizona’s Residential Incentives for Renewable Energy

The residents of Arizona can take advantage of seven financial incentives for using renewable energy. 1. Green Building Incentive – This is available in Scottsdale and the Town of Buckeye. If you build your home to the green standards given in the Green Home Rating Checklist, you can be eligible for an assortment of benefits. […]

Idaho Residential Incentives

There is no better way to get the common man involved in alternative power generation sources than giving him financial incentives. Even if he does not care about the implications of green power for the environment, he will surely care about the cash he can save by using eco-friendly power. In the state of Idaho […]

Renewable Energy Sales Tax Exemptions – Wisconsin

In the state of Wisconsin, tax exemptions apply for the use of renewable energy. Wood which is sold for use as fuel in residential sectors is exempt from use-tax and state sales tax.  “Residential use” is defined as use in structures, or portions of structures,  which are considered the permanent dwelling place of an individual […]

Minnesota – Renewable Energy Production Incentive

A relevant financial support or incentive offered and endorsed by the government of the state of Minnesota is the state’s Renewable Development Fund. This production incentive is applicable to the commercial, residential, non-profit, tribal councils sectors. Minnesota offers an incentive of 1.0¢ to 1.5¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh). This is for the electricity produced by hydro-facilities […]

Tennessee Valley Authority to Generate More Solar and Wind Power

Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, is leading by example.   Its officials agreed to buy 2,000 megawatts of power from clean alternative energy sources, such as wind and solar generators. This is in connection with their Energy Right Program. The program aims to encourage, communicate and support the smart and effective use of electricity in […]

Renewable Energy Fund Grants, Rhode Island

The following incentives are available: Commercial, business and institutional projects: up to $250,000 per year. Non-profit affordable housing developments: up to $200,000 per year ($100,000 per award per year). Municipal renewable energy projects: up to $1 million per year ($500,000 per award per year). Technical and feasibility studies: up to $200,000 per year Renewable energy […]

New Net Metering Legislation in Michigan

In October 2008, Michigan enacted legislation requiring the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) to establish a statewide net metering program for renewable-energy systems such as Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Municipal Solid Waste, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy. The new program replaces the state’s current net metering program which was based […]