In the early 1900s, about 4,000 electric companies operated independently from one another. After World War II, the utilities began connecting to other providers to help improve reliability and reduce the cost of electrical generation and storage. The continental U.S. is now connected by one power grid comprised of three main interconnections: one covers the area west of the Rocky Mountains; the second covers everything east of the Rockies and part of the Texas panhandle; the third covers the rest of Texas.Read More
Solar panels are made to be essentially maintenance-free, which is one more of the many benefits you’ll enjoy when you switch to solar. Most homeowners find that periodic rain eliminates the need for regular cleaning of any kind. However, here’s a few helpful tips on keeping solar panels clean for those looking to go above and beyond.Read More
The Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is a renewable energy incentive program that passed in 2005 then extended multiple times over the years. It currently gives any homeowner
or business that installs solar panelling a dollar-for-dollar tax credit of 30 percent of the cost
SMART, set to launch at the end of 2018, will replace Massachusetts’ SREC II solar incentive program. It is a declining block program, which means the incentive levels will decline by prescribed amounts for up to eight blocks per Electric Distribution Company (EDC) territory. This means those who enroll earlier will benefit more.
If you’re on the fence about whether to wait longer for a better deal on solar, you ought to consider a number of compelling reasons experts believe it will never again be this easy and cost-effective to install.
The ROI, environmental impact, and accessibility to your own source of renewable energy provides benefits that far outweigh any initial costs. In other words, the best time to go solar is right now.
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If you’ve been waiting to see if costs will dip further before you invest in your own solar system, wait no longer. Here are the top reasons why industry experts say conditions may never be this financially friendly to solar again:Read More
The cost of solar energy installation has sharply decreased by fifty-two percent over the last five years, a drop that has only recently started showing sings of slowing. But if you're on the fence about whether to wait longer for an even better deal, you ought to consider a number of compelling reasons experts believe it will never again be this easy and cost-effective to install.Read More