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.
Solar equipment manufacturers based in the United States want the government to impose taxes on more than $1 billion Chinese imports. They joined the clamor from the wind power industry to seek compensation for the unfair state aid given to foreign companies.
Japan’s problem with its Fukushima nuclear power plant has led to a more vigorous campaign of a nuclear-free planet. People fear that nuclear reactors are not safe, as what’s happening in Japan after it was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.
Power utility companies may opt to own or operate wind generation but they are needed to deliver the end product to the consumers. The American Wind Energy Association wants to understand the needs of wind power utilities so that the AWEA will know how to help them. Profiling the wind power utilities is not an […]
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.
Although Texas doesn’t give incentives or tax exemptions for purchasing renewable energy equipment, it offers tax exemptions and deductions for installing renewable energy systems.
Green Mountain Energy, a Texas company providing electricity from green energy sources, offers customers who produce renewable energy from home systems a special buy-back program.
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.
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.
Around one-fourth of the country’s utilities offer green power programs, and at present big utility companies can’t deliver 100 percent renewable power to their customers. Rather, their electricity comes from different sources such as coal plants, solar power farms, and wind farms and go through the same power grid.