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.
There are many applications for solar power, from your humble calculator, to chargers for cell phones and iPods, to automobiles using panels to top up batteries. Solar panels can even be found on road side signs where it can be impractical to run an electrical cable.
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 Washington State, Benton PUD has various incentives in place for its residential and commercial customers. It promotes the use of energy-efficient devices by offering rebates on Energy Star appliances. Products with the “Energy Star” seal are designed to save energy. These products meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Department of Energy […]
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.
In Southern Alabama, the Wiregrass Electric Cooperative offers a utility rebate program to consumers who prefer a more energy-efficient way of operating their household. Under the Touchstone Energy Homes program, certified and highly-trained personnel of the said cooperative can assist these consumers to avail themselves of the incentive. The concept of the Touchstone Energy Home […]
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% […]