The Sacramento Municipal Utility District, or SMUD, has a residential loan program that can help its clients install photovoltaic and solar water heating systems in their homes. This is to encourage their customers to switch to more energy efficient equipment.
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. […]
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 […]
A state loan program is currently being offered to qualified residents of Alaska, by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, or AHFC. This incentive will be given to those who borrow a certain amount of money to purchase an existing home. This is also applicable to those who finance or upgrade a household which can be […]
Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) members now have access to a solar or wind power loan program. Members may borrow $2.00 per watt for up to a maximum of 25% of the total cost of a solar or wind energy system. The interest rate is set at 3%. The loan will be secured by […]
As of recently, I’ve heard of tax credits and incentives for the use of renewable energy such as solar power, wind power and other alternative energy sources. However, trying to find and understand them left something to be desired. So I thought I would translate them from “legalese” into English. Note: This is my personal […]