Price is no longer the number one motivator for installing solar. A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale and the University of Connecticut found that taking the leap into solar energy has much more to do with whether your neighbors have done the same.Read More
For Minnesotans considering solar energy, the new Solar*Rewards program at Xcel Energy offers an excellent incentive to go solar in 2014. Solar customers who sign up this year will receive a check every year for $0.08/KWH of energy they produce for 10 years! This year the rebate is the highest possible, meaning that early adopters will lock in the best benefit -- the state has already scheduled for it to drop by $0.02/KWH in 2015 and 2016.Read More
All Energy Solar has teamed up with the city of Red Wing to take advantage of the space provided by the city's incinerator.Read More
We understand imagination doesn’t quite cut it when planning your solar installation. If you’re considering investing in solar, our engineering process will generate a custom 3D image to help you envision your property run by the sun. At All Energy Solar, you can reap the benefits of planning by contacting one of our solar consultants to give you a better picture of the solar energy in your future. Here’s an example of one of our 3D images that has come to life!Read More
Solar is alive and well in Massachusetts! One of the biggest incentives to go solar in MA is the Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs), and we’re here to give you an explanation on how these credits work and how you can take advantage of them. The state’s SREC program has proven itself to be stable, and is yet another reason to invest in solar!Read More
Time is running out on the state solar rebates, and they will be reduced shortly. The state will give out the last full rebates to any customer that signs up and submits their rebate application before June 13th at 5 PM.Read More
Have you heard the news? Just this week Governor Branstad signed Senate File 2340, an important tax incentive bill for solar energy. This new law triples the size of Iowa's solar tax incentive program and improves the financial incentives for homeowners and business owners who install a solar electric system.
With these changes from Senate File 2340:
- The Iowa credit improves from 50% of the federal tax credit to 60% of the federal credit
- The annual cap on available solar tax credits increases from $1.5M to $4.5M
- Residential tax credits are now capped at $5,000 (up from $3,000) and business tax credits are now capped at $20,000 (up from $15,000)
- Taxpayers can claim multiple credits in a single year for multiple solar installations.
- Unclaimed credits in a given year will roll over an be available in subsequent years.