Tag Archives: Solar Water Heating

Washington State's Renewable Energy Sales and Use Tax Exemption

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 […]

Solar and Wind Energy Credits in Hawaii

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 – GEO Solar Thermal Rebate Program

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 […]

Everyday Uses of Solar Power

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 […]

Benefits of Green Solar Energy

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 […]