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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. […]

Solar Power Surge Seen By 2050

Large solar power plants can use mirrors to concentrate the sun’s rays. According to one study, these types of solar power plants could generate up to 25% of the Earth’s electricity by the year 2050. The report was made by the environmental group Greenpeace, International Energy Agency’s SolarPACES group, and the European Thermal Electricity Association […]

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 […]

New Net Metering Legislation in Michigan

In October 2008, Michigan enacted legislation requiring the Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) to establish a statewide net metering program for renewable-energy systems such as Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Municipal Solid Waste, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy. The new program replaces the state’s current net metering program which was based […]