Here’s What You Should Do Before Equipping Your Home or Business with Solar Panels

Posted on July 13, 2020, by All Energy

So you've decided to invest in your home by adding solar panels. By this point, the majority of the country has come to terms with the fact that renewable energy, particularly solar, can reduce the costs of your energy bill, has a lasting impact on the environment, and grants ease of mind by providing a reliable source of energy.

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Are You Selling Your Solar Home? Here’s What to Highlight to Seal the Deal

Posted on June 30, 2020, by All Energy

You’ve put your home, with its solar array, on the market. Potential buyers may understand the benefits and responsibilities of solar—or they may not. While many environmentally-aware house shoppers see solar for what it is, a many-sided benefit, others may be concerned about its effect on the home’s value, the responsibilities of upkeep, and whether sun power will really save them money. Being set up with a few convincing facts can make the difference between a “thanks-but-no-thanks” and an offer.

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What You Need to Have Ready When You’re Selling a Solar Home

Posted on June 18, 2020, by All Energy

If you’re putting your solar-panel-equipped house on the market, your likely buyer will either:

  1. know that having solar power is a big advantage, or
  2. have some questions and concerns about it—maybe even a little bit of both.
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5 Things Realtors Should Know Before Putting a Solar Home on the Market

Posted on June 12, 2020, by All Energy

If you have a solar home to sell, you’re in luck! Those photovoltaic panels can be a strong selling point. Solar not only saves homebuyers money on utility bills, it can add substantially to a home’s resale value. It’s also easy to maintain and monitor, and it contributes to building a better energy future. But you need to know a few important things about the home and its system before you put it on the market.

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Do Solar Panels Increase Home Values?

Posted on June 09, 2020, by All Energy

The short answer is: yes.

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Safe Harbor: Claiming an “Early” Tax Credit for Commercial Solar

Posted on April 01, 2020, by All Energy

By 2022, the federal investment tax credit (ITC) for installing a home solar system, a real help in paying for residential solar, is coming to an end.

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Paying for Solar: Utilities Can Help

Posted on March 30, 2020, by All Energy

Along with public-sector initiatives like tax credits, some energy utilities offer or participate in programs that help solar customers offset the costs of installation.

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How Do I Claim the Federal Tax Credit for My Solar System?

Posted on March 18, 2020, by All Energy

Uncle Sam allows you to claim a credit of 26 percent of the expense of a residential or commercial solar power system installed in 2020 on your 2020 federal taxes.

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Tax Credits for Solar: The ITC Story

Posted on March 10, 2020, by All Energy

The tax credits that you can take advantage of when you install a solar system are basically a legacy of the “energy crisis” of the 1970s.

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Solar Supply Chain—An Economic Engine

Posted on September 17, 2019, by All Energy

Of course it’s an affordable, clean source of renewable energy. But what you might not know is that solar power is also an economic jobs engine—in fact, it’s the top energy job producer in the United States. According to the 2018 National Solar Jobs Census, America now has more than 242,000 solar workers. The job census reports that solar energy adds jobs 17 times faster than the overall economy.

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