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 […]
Power utility companies may opt to own or operate wind generation but they are needed to deliver the end product to the consumers. The American Wind Energy Association wants to understand the needs of wind power utilities so that the AWEA will know how to help them. Profiling the wind power utilities is not an […]
Solar power is clean, economical and the solution to the long standing problem of environmental pollution. Although the initial cost associated with installation is expensive, the return on investment over time make solar energy the right choice as a main source for electrical power.
Solar power is more popular than ever, and that’s especially true in England. Since the feed-in tariff was introduced on April 1st, 2010, everybody wants to get their hands on this newly hot commodity – including scam artists.
Solar Breeze, the world’s only fully autonomous – and solar powered – pool cleaner received an update recently on its already fascinating features. Software is included in the machine to smartly direct it to areas with more sun to maximize its battery life. The solar panels themselves have gotten a 300% boost in output capacity, […]
Longtime enemies coal and solar power have finally called a truce: the Xcel Energy power plant near Grand Junction, Colorado, has just implemented the first-of-its-kind solar-coal hybrid approach.
What Christmas is to children, Earth Day is to the environment. Marking its 40th year is a most fevered cry for taking action, in particular, by the U.S. Solar Industry itself. CEO and President of Solar Energy Industries Association, Rhone Resch, had much to say in honor of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary…
ESolar, a Pasadena-based company, lands a deal that will have it provide technology and assistance in putting up several solar farms in China.
Massachusetts’ Chicopee Electric Light has a solar rebate program for residential customers who install solar photovoltaic systems at a rate of $2.50 per watt for a maximum of $5000 per installation.
Ontario aims to phase out its coal power plants within five years according to the Canadian province’s new Green Energy Act. Canada is one of the highest carbon gas contributors among major economies.