Minnesota tops many lists; magazines and websites have lauded our state’s access to parks, high school math scores, life expectancies, and even our bike trails. At Cedar Creek Energy, we’re particularly proud of one ranking: Minnesota is in the top 12 states for solar power usage in the country. Our state has installed an impressive […]
In this time of great need for some businesses, Minnesota solar energy installers can help companies keep their utility costs down. Whether it’s through the utilization of a new solar panel array, an LED lighting upgrade, or a power purchase agreement (PPA), your company can stop worrying about high utility bills and focus on other urgent business. We sat down with Cedar Creek Energy’s President and CEO, Rob Appelhof, to learn more about how companies can use a power purchase agreement to save money and decrease their consumption of resources in these uncertain times.
In an attempt to mitigate some of the issues brought about by the Novel Coronavirus, the federal government and Minnesota state governments have both postponed the tax filing deadline until July 15th this year. If you’re a new residential or commercial solar panel user, this tax deadline is very important. That’s because, when you file your taxes for 2019, you can claim the solar investment tax credit (ITC) to recoup some of the money you spent installing your solar energy system. Here’s everything you need to know about the ITC before filing your taxes for 2019!
Thanks to the widespread availability and affordability of solar energy, many experts believe the 2020s will be the last decade of widespread coal usage in the United States. It is no longer profitable for power companies to be using coal and other fossil fuels when they could easily obtain energy from the sun through solar […]
Solar power purchase agreements are becoming highly sought after for many commercial energy clients in Minnesota and throughout the country – and with good reason. A solar power purchase agreement (PPA) is a financial agreement that can save businesses and other commercial energy clients thousands of dollars over the course of several years. A PPA is […]
One of the best-kept secrets about acquiring a solar energy system is that installing one at a commercial or government facility can be done without spending any money – ever for anything, other than for the cost of the energy actually used. It is accomplished by signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Cedar Creek […]