While the environmental merits of solar energy are strong, it has been the cost benefits of the renewable energy source that are spurring the recent growth within the sector.
Utilities have a complex relationship with solar energy – while some see it as the bane to the industry’s existence, others are embracing the new technology, and finding savings in the process.
As the second fiscal quarter comes to close, a new industry report indicates that the residential solar market is growing, and making panel installations more of a mainstay on homes throughout the country.
Following a brief hiatus last month, the Long Island Power Authority has reopened its Solar Pioneer Program to help promote residential installations throughout the region.
While the United States has seen a recent boom in solar power installations as of late, a new book indicates that the power of the sun has actually been harnessed for over six centuries.
As solar incentives work to drive down the cost of installation, predictions indicate that solar power is likely to grow throughout the country.
Many residential solar installation owners in New Jersey stand to make larger amounts of money back from their systems thanks to the rising price of Solar Renewable Energy Credits within the state.
Solar energy’s recent boom did not just come out of no where – while its growth of late has been quite remarkable, the power source has a long history of in the U.S.
A new set of solar rankings indicate that many Northeastern states have fared well in being able to promote the growth of solar energy throughout the United States.
Solar feed-in tariffs have the potential to provide a lucrative way to spread solar energy throughout the country, despite being used relatively infrequently at the moment.