The State of Massachusetts gives a 15% tax credit of up to $1000 for the purchase and installation of a renewable energy system on an individual’s primary residence.
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 Solar Water Heating Pilot Program rewards residential and non-residential clients who incorporate solar water heating systems into their existing water boilers or heaters.
You can earn tax credits on your Oregon income taxes, by installing a solar energy system in your home. This is how the state government rewards individuals for helping reduce imports of fossil fuels and helping to conserve Oregon’s environment.
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 […]
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% […]
Green Energy Ohio, or GEO, is the entity which represents the state of Ohio in the American Solar Energy Society. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the promotion of economic and environmental energy policies, and sustainable and efficient practices. GEO has been greatly honored by being accepted by the Sierra Club to receive funding and […]
We’ve all heard quite a lot about the benefits of solar energy. We’ve heard about plans to create solar-power plants which will be able to supply energy to whole cities. We have heard of the benefits of installing a complete solar power system in our homes. But what about the more simple, daily applications of […]
To fully understand the benefits of green solar energy, its important to first understand how solar energy is harnessed. There are two types of green solar energy – thermal, and light. Thermal energy is considered to be passive solar energy. This type of green solar energy is harnessed through the design and materials which are […]