Solar Use On the Rise in the U.S.

In 2012, the United States installed more solar panels than in any previous year and residential use of solar power was up 70 percent over 2011—according to a recent report conducted by the Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research Solar. By the end of this year, homeowners, businesses and utility companies will have installed [...]

By |2013-01-15T14:15:28+00:00January 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Green Energy on the Rise in U.S.

Contrary to reports in the media, data from the Energy Information Agency supports the fact that the percentage of our electricity in the U.S. coming from green sources has doubled in just four years to nearly six percent. The green sources include non-hydroelectric renewables such as solar, wind, geothermal and biomass. The renewable energy industry [...]

By |2012-10-08T12:37:50+00:00October 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Federal Solar Energy Tax Credits Continue in 2012

Good news for homeowners thinking about implementing solar energy systems! The popular residential Solar Federal Tax Credits first enacted in 2009 are continuing through December 31, 2016.  While the previous solar tax credit program was capped at $2,000, the current proram allows you to claim up to 30% of solar power costs for a new [...]

By |2020-06-19T04:44:52+00:00March 6th, 2012|0 Comments