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Are Businesses Benefitting from Renewable Portfolio Standards?

Posted on February 01, 2021, by All Energy

Green-friendly energy programs such as wind and solar have become a political hot button in recent years, placing public policy and programs like Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) under attack by those who claim they’re bad for business. The reality is that an RPS is a powerful economic driver that can stimulate a local economy through job creation and reduced operating costs for many companies.

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5 Reasons Why Renewable Energy is the Future

Posted on January 25, 2021, by All Energy

As market volatility and global unrest continue to create massive fluctuation in fossil fuel markets, renewable energy is proving to be the future of energy production. Here are five reasons that signify the shift to renewables.

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What You Need to know About SRECs

Posted on January 19, 2021, by All Energy

What are SRECs?

If you’ve spent time looking into solar for your home or business, you’ve likely heard the term SRECs, which stands for Solar Renewable Energy Certificates or Solar Renewable Energy Credits. SRECs are solar incentives offered to homeowners and businesses who have a qualifying solar photovoltaic (PV) system. Utility companies then pay system owners for these certificates as a way for the utility to meet their state-issued Renewable Portfolio Standard.

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Wind vs. Solar—Who’s the King of Renewable Energy?

Posted on January 15, 2021, by All Energy

As more states begin to implement Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards (RPS) and establish carve-outs for wind and solar production, the question arises; which source of renewable energy production is best? Although both offer significant benefits, there are some key factors to consider before crowning one king.

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How Solar Energy Can Free You From Utility Companies

Posted on January 04, 2021, by All Energy

With solar energy only accounting for roughly two percent of the world’s electricity, it would be fair to assume that big utility companies have nothing to worry about. But you might be surprised to find out that isn’t the case.

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How Net Metering Can Help You Save on Your Energy Bill

Posted on December 30, 2020, by All Energy

Making the switch to solar has always been a great opportunity for those looking for a reliable source of renewable energy and ways to save on their energy bill.

While using the energy you create from your solar photovoltaic (PV) system can help decrease the amount of energy you pull from the grid, net metering can also help increase your savings by receiving a credit for the excess energy you produce from your utility company.

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Solar and Your Utility Bill

Posted on December 22, 2020, by All Energy

Now that your solar panels are producing clean, renewable energy, there are a few items on your monthly utility bill that you may want to pay attention to depending on what state and local programs apply to your solar installation.

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Your Guide to Understanding Utility Pricing

Posted on December 15, 2020, by All Energy

As a consumer, making informed decisions on how to minimize your energy costs is important to you, and understanding how you’re charged by your utility is a crucial step in getting the most out of your dollar.

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Paying for Solar: How Uncle Sam, States, and Cities Can Help

Posted on February 28, 2020, by All Energy

Solar is a major financial investment—but there are ways to pare down costs. One major strategy is to check out what the public sector has to offer.

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Off-Grid? Grid-Tied? How to Decide

Posted on February 18, 2020, by All Energy

While many potential solar-energy users have dreams of being “off the grid,” the fact is that the majority of solar setups are actually partnerships between the sun and your electrical utility.

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