Great things are happening in Inner Mongolia when it comes to solar power. This Mongol autonomous region located in northern China is becoming a powerful player in the alternative energy sector, and as such China wants to use the region to house various solar farms.
If you’re the owner of a solar or wind power system located in Oregon, Washington, Montana, or Idaho, then you might be entitled to monetary incentive and REC for the energy your system generates. All you need to do is to apply with the Northwest Solar Coop.
While a lot had been said about harnessing the power of the sun to save the environment, not as much is heard about another equally green source of energy: wind power. The unpredictability of wind, as compared to sunlight, has resulted in technology to harness solar power being developed faster than techniques to harness wind […]
The residents of Arizona can take advantage of seven financial incentives for using renewable energy. 1. Green Building Incentive – This is available in Scottsdale and the Town of Buckeye. If you build your home to the green standards given in the Green Home Rating Checklist, you can be eligible for an assortment of benefits. […]
Texas might be one of the top wind energy producers in the country, but it is lagging behind in solar power production. Wind energy can trace its success to a 1999 state law that stated Texas’ renewable energy goals. This has paved the way for million-dollar wind turbine projects across the state. It has also […]
There is no better way to get the common man involved in alternative power generation sources than giving him financial incentives. Even if he does not care about the implications of green power for the environment, he will surely care about the cash he can save by using eco-friendly power. In the state of Idaho […]
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% […]
In the state of Wisconsin, tax exemptions apply for the use of renewable energy. Wood which is sold for use as fuel in residential sectors is exempt from use-tax and state sales tax. “Residential use” is defined as use in structures, or portions of structures, which are considered the permanent dwelling place of an individual […]
It’s good to see that large companies are embracing solar energy. Take for instance Philips, which is a maker of various consumer products and lighting solutions. During its Simplicity Event last year, Philips unveiled their Light Blossom concept. The Light Blossom can replace the conventional streetlights that are in use today. Further, it adds to […]
A relevant financial support or incentive offered and endorsed by the government of the state of Minnesota is the state’s Renewable Development Fund. This production incentive is applicable to the commercial, residential, non-profit, tribal councils sectors. Minnesota offers an incentive of 1.0¢ to 1.5¢ per kilowatt-hour (kWh). This is for the electricity produced by hydro-facilities […]