In an effort to keep solar’s momentum going in the United States, the Department of Energy (DOE) has invested $53 million in research and development for key solar projects over the next few years.
New York residents are growing increasingly frustrated with the sky-high electricity prices from ConEd, the largest utility in the state. Fortunately, solar in New York is coming to their rescue, taking a significant bite out of the high electricity rates they have grown accustomed to paying.
The sun is rising on a massive solar loan program
The idea of cleaner and cheaper energy is more alluring now than it has ever been as awareness of the human impact on climate change has converged with the reality of ever-increasing electricity prices.
Solar adoption depends on efforts to make solar more affordable and less of a hassle. While rebates and incentives have taken a large portion of the costs of adoption, utilities are lagging behind in their efforts to make the process less frustrating for customers.
Rhode Island has come so far in such a short time that some analysts are finding that the cost of solar power for homeowners and businesses in the state is actually on par with that of Massachusetts.
While most people have a good idea about what the panels do, they may be in the dark when it comes to the purpose of the inverters.
It’s crucial that we impress upon our children the importance of doing everything they can to live a greener lifestyle. Teaching children from a young age about the importance of clean energy will help us raise the future home and business owners that will carry the torch as America moves to a green future.
Connecticut, while not often thought of as a top solar state, has made great strides in just the last three years as clean energy-friendly legislation led to a sharp rise in the demand for solar.
Many Americans know that it’s time to look to the future when it comes to how we power our nation. But despite this forward looking mindset, a large number of people want to honor and respect the past.