Solar Energy Incentives & Rebates

Learn Solar Basics At altE’s 9th Annual Solar Installer Conference

It’s no secret that the altE Solar Installer Conference is a destination event for, well, solar installers, from around the world. Did you know it’s also a great place to learn the basics of solar? Each year altE hosts  two…
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Solar Power Myth: Solar Incentives Cost Non-Solar Customers

Here’s a Myth: Solar incentives are costing non-solar customers. Many investor-owned utilities are trying to convince people that solar customers are not paying their fair share, and non-solar customers have to carry the load and pay extra for them. However, study…
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US Solar Industry, Politics and the US Senate

Solar for Oil – the Solar ITC Passes

Solar Future Stabilized with Approval Solar ITC You’ve probably already heard that the 30% solar ITC (Investment Tax Credit) was extended with the passing of the 2015 Omnibus Spending Bill, as well as not blocking the $500M that the US…
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Solar plus Heat Pump Water Heater – Smart Solar

(An update from our June 2013 blog) Solar is becoming more widely known as a practical way to save money on your electric bill, by making some of the power yourself rather than buying it all from the electric company….
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Top 5 Solar Myths Debunked

1. It takes more energy to make solar panels than it saves. Solar panels only work for a short time and wear out and have to be replaced. The Embodied energy is the energy consumed by all of the processes…
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