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 […]
So, you’ve heard about solar energy and how beneficial it can be, but you may be unsure if you can make it work for your home. Maybe you’re not even sure where to start, and it’s discouraging. Almost discouraging enough to make you give up the dream of a solar powered house. But in a […]
With so many homeowners interested in energy efficiency for the sake of both their budgets and the planet, home energy audits have become a popular and efficient way to cut down on costs and carbon footprints. The merits of hiring a professional team to analyze your home’s energy consumption are numerous: you can better use […]
Cost and ROI are important considerations for anyone who is considering installing a solar energy system. Both business owners and residential customers can expect huge savings by generating their own free energy from the sun instead of pulling energy from the grid. The key to ensuring your system saves you as much money as possible […]
Net metering is commonly utilized by energy companies nationwide as a response to the huge increase in sustainable energy clients. It is a type of billing which benefits consumers by allowing them to receive credit for the surplus energy their energy system produces at peak production. The power companies can benefit from net metering by […]