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 […]
Solar equipment manufacturers based in the United States want the government to impose taxes on more than $1 billion Chinese imports. They joined the clamor from the wind power industry to seek compensation for the unfair state aid given to foreign companies.
Republican Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that the government made a bad decision in giving loans to solar panel manufacturers and predicted that the solar panel industry could collapse in the near future.
Last October, the Obama administration announced that it plans to install solar panels on the roof of the White House. This would be the 30 years after the solar panels installed during Jimmy Carter’s rule were taken down. The target date for the installation is in spring.
The aftermath of the environmental catastrophe that was the BP oil spill has finally opened many Americans’ eyes to their oil dependency and what it has done to the surrounding ecosystem and wildlife.
The days of coal being used as the main power source in Upper Kittitas County are coming to an end, thanks to plans for a large solar installation just four miles northeast of the Cle Elum city limits.
Investors bet on solar stocks last Wednesday. In a sense, the solar power industry should thank the renewed Chinese interest in solar power and the increasing oil prices. These factors help encourage the demand for clean and sustainable energy sources.
While a lot had been said about harnessing the power of the sun to save the environment, not as much is heard about another equally green source of energy: wind power. The unpredictability of wind, as compared to sunlight, has resulted in technology to harness solar power being developed faster than techniques to harness wind […]
Schott Solar wants to get a huge share of the U.S. solar power market by making their presence felt in the country. They will unveil a facility on U.S. soil that is capable of producing photovoltaic and solar thermal components. This is good news for everyone. The company is a unit of the German glass […]
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 […]