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    Solar Storage and the 30% Federal Tax Credit (ITC)

    The 30% federal tax credit, also known as the Investment Tax Credit (ITC)  is perhaps the best-known incentive for making the decision to invest in a solar photovoltaic system for your home or business. Since its introduction in 2005, the ITC has been an important driver in helping solar energy grow and evolve into the […]
    Source Sunsense Solar |September 12, 2017 |

      Creative Energies Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor

      The Solar Power World Top Solar Contractors list includes the Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho-based solar firm Salt Lake City, UT—Coming off the biggest year ever for U.S. solar installations, local installer Creative Energies is proud to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Creative Energies […]
      Source Creative Energies |August 16, 2017 |

        Sunsense Solar Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor in Colorado and Nationwide

        Coming off the biggest year ever for U.S. solar installations, local installer Sunsense Solar is proud to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Sunsense Solar achieved a rank of 259 out of the top 500 solar companies nationally and 10th of a total 219 [1] […]
        Source Sunsense Solar |August 10, 2017 |

          Taking Action on Climate in the Era of Trump

          The impact of Climate Change on our environment is ever present. Recently, a trillion-ton piece of ice roughly the size of Delaware broke off of Antarctica. This event, along with many other scientifically researched metrics, demonstrate that our world has reached a tipping point and we must make fundamental policy changes or our planet may not be able […]
          Source Sunsense Solar |July 19, 2017 |

            Installers hot over Suniva’s request for solar tariffs

             (July 7, 2017) Radiance talked about the strong, growing solar industry and the potential negative impact of Suniva’s ITC filing with the Atlanta Business Chronicle noting “The preponderance of people involved in the solar industry are not in U.S.-based manufacturing. They are doing design, engineering and installation work. This will cost us jobs in Georgia.” Read More […]
            Source Radiance Solar |July 7, 2017 |

              Solar Financing for Homeowners

              Going solar seems like a no-brainer when you think of the incredible benefits: lower electric bills, smaller carbon footprint, and increased home value. Over the past couple years, equipment prices have decreased dramatically, so solar is more affordable than ever! However, solar is still a financial investment and not everyone may have the upfront capital […]
              Source Sunsense Solar |June 27, 2017 |

                Luke Stacy Earns NABCEP Solar PV Installer Credential

                Congratulations to Luke Stacy, Creative Energies’ newest NABCEP Certified Solar PV Installer, the highest solar credential. The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is a nationally recognized credentialing body formed to set competency standards for professional practitioners in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency. Luke has achieved NABCEP’s highest solar credential, the Certified PV […]
                Source Creative Energies |June 26, 2017 |

                  U.S. pullout from Paris deal not expected to hurt solar

                   (June 9, 2017) Advocates for Georgia’s solar industry say President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement likely won’t have a major impact in the Peach State. “The Georgia solar market is being driven by economics,” said Jason Rooks, spokesman for the Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association. “Solar’s going to […]
                  Source Radiance Solar |June 9, 2017 |

                    GreenBuild Project Update

                    The State College Community Land Trust’s (SCCLT) GreenBuild project has received $100,000 in grant funding and a $350,000 construction loan from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund (WPPSEF) . “Project funding from WPPSEF enables our Land Trust to expand affordable housing to middle-income households in the Borough of State College,” SCCLT President Susan Venegoni said […]
                    Source Envinity |June 8, 2017 |

                      Trump move unlikely to stop ‘green’ business trend

                       (June 2, 2017) President Donald Trump’s decision to start backing out of the Paris climate pact drew outrage from environmentalists and the alternative energy industry, but some business experts said it may be hard to see local effects. Trump’s move is based in “ideology and not science,” said James Marlow, president and co-founder of Radiance […]
                      Source Radiance Solar |June 2, 2017 |

                        Radiance talks to the Atlanta Business Chronicle about the city’s clean energy goals

                        (May 12, 2017) Radiance told the Atlanta Business Chronicle, in a story about Atlanta setting a goal for 100 percent clean energy, that “While clean energy isn’t cheap, rapid technological advances have brought down the costs of renewable power substantially. Solar energy prices have fallen 80 percent in just eight years. Today, solar is at […]
                        Source Radiance Solar |May 12, 2017 |

                          CleanPowerSF Begins Phase-In for Residential Customers with Solar

                          CleanPowerSF Begins Phase-In for Residential Customers with Solar Across the Bay Area, local governments are establishing non-profit community choice aggregation programs (CCAs). CCAs purchase electricity and sell it to their customers through their investor owned utility (PG&E). The idea behind CCAs is that communities will have more control over the source of their electricity – […]
                          Source Luminalt |May 4, 2017 |

                            Marlow discusses how tariffs will negatively impact the solar industry

                             (May 2, 2017) WSB-TV talked with Radiance Solar’s James Marlow about the proposed tariff on imported solar panels. Watch here The post Marlow discusses how tariffs will negatively impact the solar industry appeared first on Radiance Solar.
                            Source Radiance Solar |May 2, 2017 |

                              ANDY TYSON LEADERSHIP AWARD IN SUSTAINABILITY

                              March 27,2017 Andy Tyson – Creative Energies Andy Tyson Leadership Award in Sustainability In Memory of Andy Tyson 1968—2015 The colleagues, friends and family of Andy Tyson are pleased to announce the creation of the Andy Tyson Leadership Award in Sustainability and the opening of the Award’s nomination process. “Advocating for renewable energy and sustainability […]
                              Source Creative Energies |March 27, 2017 |
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