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 […]
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 […]
In Washington State, customers of Clark Public Utilities who install solar water heating systems are entitled to a $1,000 rebate. The system must meet the guidelines stated by Bonneville Power Administration’s The Bright Way to Heat Water – Solar Water Heater Program.
We all care for our planet, and are concerned at the fast depleting resources. Yet, sometimes we feel that there is nothing that can be done by us at an individual level to help remedy the situation. After all, we have a standard of living that we uphold, and no one is going to make […]
The world is facing its biggest energy crisis ever. Conventional fossil fuels are depleting at an alarming rate, and we are frantically hunting for alternative energy sources. Green energy sources are being applauded, as they are kind to the environment, and to the pocket. Sustainable environmental-friendly energy sources are now being touted as the next […]
Saving the Earth goes hand in hand with saving money. Utility companies issue rebates for homeowners who install solar or wind turbine systems in their homes. Plus, if they have excess power produced from their solar power system, they can sell it back to the electric utility companies. Going green should be the priority of […]