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 […]
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.
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.
We all care for our planet, and are concerned at the fast depleting resources. Yet, sometimes we feel that there is nothing that can be done by us at an individual level to help remedy the situation. After all, we have a standard of living that we uphold, and no one is going to make […]
The world is facing its biggest energy crisis ever. Conventional fossil fuels are depleting at an alarming rate, and we are frantically hunting for alternative energy sources. Green energy sources are being applauded, as they are kind to the environment, and to the pocket. Sustainable environmental-friendly energy sources are now being touted as the next […]
More than 3% of the total power used by the Anheuser-Busch brewery is generated from solar panels erected on six acres of brewery property. These are installed and operated by SunEdison. It was last year when the brewery came into terms with SunEdison. This is not the only green project Anheuser-Busch is undertaking. Last year […]
The following incentives are available: Commercial, business and institutional projects: up to $250,000 per year. Non-profit affordable housing developments: up to $200,000 per year ($100,000 per award per year). Municipal renewable energy projects: up to $1 million per year ($500,000 per award per year). Technical and feasibility studies: up to $200,000 per year Renewable energy […]
Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative (CHELCO) a utility company of northwest Florida is has of recently started offering net metering to residential and commercial customers with photovoltaic (PV) or wind energy systems up to 10 kilowatts (kW) in capacity. Net metering is the practice of allowing owners of renewable energy sources to automatically sell any excess electricity […]