Tag Archives: wind energy

Tax Credits for Wind Power

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 […]

Arizona’s Residential Incentives for Renewable Energy

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. […]

Idaho Residential Incentives

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 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% […]

Renewable Energy Sales Tax Exemptions – Wisconsin

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 […]

Philips’ Light Blossom

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 […]

Minnesota – Renewable Energy Production Incentive

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 […]