New Jersey’s largest utility, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, started a solar power installation project in the state. This was met with mixed reactions from the residents. Some say they like the initiative of the utility while other residents view the solar panels as eyesores.
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Representative Dennis Cardona of California reintroduced his Solar Opportunity and Local Access Rights or SOLAR Act in Congress recently. This bill would protect the rights of the homeowners to create their own electricity via solar power.
Mechanical engineers from the Arizona State University conducted studies using tiny graphite particles that are 1,000 times smaller than the thickness of human hair in the hopes of increasing the effectiveness of solar power collectors. They will also study the profitability of using the said material. At present photovoltaic solar panels are commonly used across […]
DTE Energy is offering incentives through its Solar Currents Program to customers who install solar photovoltaic systems with a capacity of at least 1 kilowatt and a maximum of 20 kW.
Palo Alto Electric is offering customers grants for installing solar panels through the Photovoltaic Partners Program, encouraging homes and businesses to install photovoltaic systems.
California Solar Initiative has various incentive programs, including the Single-Family Affordable Solar Housing Program, or SASH, which GRID Alternatives administers on behalf of utilities.
Marblehead Municipal Light Department in Massachusetts offers solar rebates to residents who install solar power systems at their residences.
Concord, Massachusetts, has various programs to promote energy efficiency, including a Solar Rebate Program available for photovoltaic systems less than 10 kW.
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.