General Electric is trying to convince its wind turbine customers to purchase solar panels as well. This is according to Vic Abate, who is the head of the company’s renewables unit.
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 […]
Solyndra’s problem has resonated across the solar power industry. Its filing of bankruptcy was followed by a FBI raid of its office.
Good news for homeowners and businesses that plan to go solar in 2011. There are several federal tax credits that are still in effect or have been extended for the year. There’s the uncapped 30 percent federal tax credit on solar hot water and residential solar electric systems that are in effect until 2016. The […]
Wind turbines appear to finally be making a dent in power generation, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). In their annual small wind report published recently, they announce that small wind turbine installations have exploded in the last three years.
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.
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.
Southern California Gas Company is offering a rebate on qualified tankless water heaters. Customers can save up to $200 on models with an Energy Factor of 0.90 or higher.
Home solar power installations in Oregon are eligible for incentives in accordance with state ordinances, and homeowners are also eligible for Residential Energy Tax Credits under special circumstances.
Chinese-owned solar panel giant Suntech has announced plans to erect its U.S. headquarters in a 100,000 square feet location in Phoenix, Arizona. The building of the site, which will also house a manufacturing plant, was announced last Monday by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. The Suntech Power facility is expected to be fully operational by the […]