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What are Solar Renewable Energy Certificates, (SRECs)?

As we’ve reported on many of our state solar resource pages, the economics for home solar power in the United States are exceptional. With higher electricity costs, strong rebates, and the Federal solar tax credit, investing in a home solar energy system now makes strong financial sense, even without additional incentives. However, the added value […]

Last modified: April 24, 2020

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San Francisco Picks up the Solar PACE

    Photo:Flickr/David Paul Ohmer Once again, the City of San Francisco is rocking for solar and energy efficiency. This time it’s all about a new solar and energy efficiency financing program they’re calling GreenFinanceSF, but what many know as municipal financing or “PACE.” So what’s it all about? PACE stands for Property Assessed Clean […]

Last modified: July 17, 2019

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Hawaii Solar Rebates and Tax Incentives – Updated!

Photo:Flickr/ Vatsek Aloha, solar powered Hawaii people! We’ve just updated our Hawaii solar incentives and rebates page. It’s wonderful to live in paradise, especially if you have robust solar rebates and incentives to take advantage of all of that sun. Hawaii is in a unique situation in that it’s really on the ground floor of […]

Last modified: May 16, 2019

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Small Business Solar Power in Portland Oregon? Good idea? Absolutely!

More than ever before, now is the time to get on the small business solar power bandwagon. Why? Well, if your energy bill is over $75 a month (and especially if your roof enjoys a southerly view), you are currently LOSING money by not having a solar installation on top of your property. This is […]

Last modified: March 12, 2014

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Oregon Energy Loan Program (SELP) Explained

Oregon has a loan program that will lend you money to fund a renewable energy project, plain and simple. They’ve loaned out $348 million so far (wow!) and will loan you anywhere from a couple grand to their largest loan ever of $20 mil for a grain ethanol project in Clatskanie. Soon we’ll have all […]

Last modified: March 12, 2014

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