Tag Archives: Space

Solar Energy Community Project to Cut Energy Costs

A community in southern Delaware is starting a solar energy project that’s the first of its kind in the region. Forest Reach is a group of 58 residential homes between Bethany Beach and Bear Trap, which is about to install solar panels on the land owned by the community. The energy generated will be used […]

Solar Power has a Bright Future in Missouri

Although economic troubles affect people throughout the nation, Missouri Solar Living LLC is still looking towards a brighter future, when it comes to solar power in Missouri. Last fall, citizens of Missouri approved Proposition C, which requires privately-owned utility companies in the state to offer $2 per watt rebate for solar power systems, beginning on […]

DIY Solar Pool Heaters

There are several ways in which you, as an individual, can harness the sun’s energy.  One of these is the use of a solar pool heater. This can save your household a lot of money over the years, by reducing your energy bills. Plus it helps reduce the greenhouse gas emissions which typical heating systems […]

NJ Renews Nuclear Contract, Promises More Alternative Production in the Future

Nuclear power will stay as New Jersey’s main power source, with the state renewing its contract with Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. This news came as state officials announced it will be pushing for the use of clean power sources, such as solar and wind. It appears that the Garden State will not be going […]

Renewable Energy Fund Grants, Rhode Island

The following incentives are available: Commercial, business and institutional projects: up to $250,000 per year. Non-profit affordable housing developments: up to $200,000 per year ($100,000 per award per year). Municipal renewable energy projects: up to $1 million per year ($500,000 per award per year). Technical and feasibility studies: up to $200,000 per year Renewable energy […]

Solar Shingles – Installation

How to Install Solar Shingles Solar shingles are installed in a manner very similar to how normal roofing shingles are installed. The only real difference is the addition of the electrical wires, which will need to come through the roof sheeting into the attic space, in order to make the electrical connections. If you are […]