Solar Incentives

solar incentives

Switching to solar power offers a host of financial advantages. There’s the electric bill that is negligible to non-existent each month. On average, solar converts have reported their new solar installations pay for themselves in about eight years.  The solar power also boosts home values an additional 4.1 percent according to Zillow. The immediate financial…

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Transition to Solar Energy for These Reasons

the transition to solar energy is affordable

The Transition to Solar Energy Is Affordable According to renewableenergyworld.com, there are several reasons to make the transition to solar energy and wind. A big reason consumers are drawn to convert to solar or wind energy is the competitive cost.  Government tax credits enhance savings, but even without tax credits, solar is still be cost…

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Why Summer is Solar Power Time

Summer is solar power time

It’s June, and while Summer has only just started, it will go quickly.  If you are in Minnesota and want your solar panels installed this summer, act quickly to start saving this summer.  So let’s go, Plymouth. It’s solar power time! Long Summer Days Mean Extra Energy Generation With long sunny days, homeowners who convert…

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White House Postpones Solar Component Tariffs

Solar component tariffs

Renewable Solar Resources, from the beginning, felt Solar Power is an important energy resource in the United States.  As more business and homeowners convert their sites to run on solar energy, we become less dependent on fossil fuels to power our work and homes. That is why concerns over the solar component tariffs grabbed our…

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Are Solar Conversion Prices Still Dropping?

Are Solar Conversion Prices Still Dropping?

People have asked how low solar conversion prices will go.  So who doesn’t want to get in at rock bottom prices?  In the last two decades the hard cost of converting to solar power has dropped an incredible eighty-five percent.  That price drop made solar panels feasible for a majority of home and business owners,…

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Do Rooftop Solar Panels Put Your Home at Risk?

Do rooftop solar panels put your home at risk

A recent Levittownnow.com news article about home damage from a solar panel fire in Pennsylvania, ignited questions across the net.  To answer whether rooftop solar panels put your home at risk, we looked into the phenomenon.  We found the good news that properly installed solar panel rooftop systems are NOT a fire risk.  The Big…

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The Impact of Solar PV Energy Installations

Utility Scale Solar PV Energy

Impact of Solar PV Energy Installations There are three main types of solar PV energy use in the US: residential, commercial, and utility scale.  Each of the three types of solar energy generating systems has grown dramatically in the last two decades.  Residential and commercial systems primarily use roof top solar panel installations to generate operating…

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Solar – Renewable and Clean Energy

solar-renewable and clean energy

Comparing Solar to Coal Power Emissions When you compare solar renewable energy systems with coal or gas based electricity production, Solar still comes out the clean energy winner. Like solar power wind turbines emissions are mostly generated during manufacturing. Once the turbine is up and spinning, though turbines generate more carbon emissions than solar energy…

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Net-Zero Emissions Target – How to Meet It

Net-zero emissions target

The pressure to reach net-zero emissions this decade is ratcheting up.  Recently the Department of Energy acknowledged the challenge facing our nation and our planet.  Today, nearly 40% of all carbon dioxide pollution comes from power plants generating power by burning fossil fuels. No wonder the Department of Energy is calling for us to revolutionize…

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