While the state hasn’t done much to help homeowners save money by installing solar, Arkansas solar can still be a financially rewarding investment.
The only real step the state has taken is to pass interconnection and net metering regulations (which are actually undergoing a major upheaval in 2017). However, with the federal tax credit and Arkansas’ sunny skies that are perfect for producing clean, renewable energy, you can still see a return on your investment while contributing to a healthier planet.
Read on for all the info you need to decide whether going solar in Arkansas is right for you, including savings estimates, relevant solar policies, and available incentives.
When you think of states going strong with solar, you think of California, Hawaii, Arizona — the usual suspects. You might even think of New York or New England states, which are quickly catching up. But chances are you didn’t think of Arkansas first.
According to UALR Public Radio, Entergy Arkansas has announced plans to add the state’s largest solar power plant by the end of the decade, so long as it’s approved by the Arkansas Public Service Commission.Continue reading