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 […]
In an effort to decrease the demand for conventional fossil fuel energy sources, Sunset Valley, Texas, offers a solar water heater rebate to residents that can be used to supplement Austin Energy’s rebate.
In September 2008, my power bill was $625.79. When I opened the bill I just about blew a gasket, and out of pure frustration I began thinking about how to reduce this massive monthly payment. I changed out all the light bulbs to CFL. I went from three computer monitors to two. I lowered the […]
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.
In Washington State, customers of Clark Public Utilities who install solar water heating systems are entitled to a $1,000 rebate. The system must meet the guidelines stated by Bonneville Power Administration’s The Bright Way to Heat Water – Solar Water Heater Program.
Solar energy is one efficient energy source which is widely known to produce a “solar thermal hot water” system for heating water. It produces electricity through a “concentrated solar power or CSP” system, or through photovoltaic electricity. The Hawaii Energy Tax Credits give benefits to single or corporate entities. These are income tax credits of 20% […]
The world is facing its biggest energy crisis ever. Conventional fossil fuels are depleting at an alarming rate, and we are frantically hunting for alternative energy sources. Green energy sources are being applauded, as they are kind to the environment, and to the pocket. Sustainable environmental-friendly energy sources are now being touted as the next […]
If Arizona Public Service’s proposal will be approved, its customers will enjoy solar power without having to shell out a large amount of money for the installation. The utility is planning to place solar panels on its customer’s rooftops. Consumers will be charged at the present energy rates. No added costs for cleaner energy. A […]
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 […]
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (Jackson EMC), located in Jefferson, GA, is now offering rebates to residential customers who install photovoltaic (PV) systems or solar water-heating systems in their homes. Solar Power Program for Homes Residential customers may qualify for the one-time rebate on Solar Panels, of $450 per kilowatt (kW) of DC installed. The rebate […]