General Motors installed a Tracking Solar Tree at its Vehicle Operations Facility at Warren, Michigan. GM became the first auto manufacturer to utilize a solar tree, which can generate up to 30,000 kilowatt hours each year.
The Department of Energy will be funding high efficiency, low cost solar energy projects through its new SunShot initiative funding.
In the State of Washington, sales of equipment used to generate electricity via sustainable energy are tax-exempt. Energy sources that are eligible for this exemption are wind, sun, fuel cells, biomass energy, tidal or wave energy, anaerobic digestion, geothermal, and landfill gas. This is how the state rewards those who incorporate the use of renewable […]
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 […]
Nuclear power will stay as New Jersey’s main power source, with the state renewing its contract with Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. This news came as state officials announced it will be pushing for the use of clean power sources, such as solar and wind. It appears that the Garden State will not be going […]
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 […]
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 […]