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2017 Guide to California Solar Rebates: What Are They and Who Offers Them?

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As of early 2017, 10 utilities in California still offer solar rebates.

The golden age of California solar rebates – the time when homeowners could walk away with $2.50/watt from their utility just for installing solar on their roof – is long gone. Back in the late 2000s and early 2010s, pretty much any homeowner could get some fantastic rebates for going solar. It didn’t matter what utility you had – you could easily get thousands for your mid-sized solar installation.

Today, just 10 mostly small utilities offer rebates for solar installations. You might be wondering what happened? Did we go wrong somewhere? Do we no longer value solar?Continue reading

Rhode Island Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Rhode Island

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the Union, but there are some very big reasons why Rhode Island solar can be a big hit for you. Between the grant program, federal tax credit, and some absolutely insane performance payments offered in the state, there is more than enough here to make a strong financial argument for getting over the pre-solar jitters. The performance payments alone can total around $5,000 in savings over time! It is clear that the state government strongly endorses both current and future solar in the state, and Rhode Island homeowners enjoy some of the highest solar savings in the country!

Read on to find out more about how you could save a lot of money while positively impacting the environment at the same time!

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What Solar Panel Grants Are Available to Homeowners?

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Solar panel grants can reduce your costs to go solar

Interested in ways to drop your total installation cost? Maybe you’ve heard about solar panel grants and are wondering if there’s any you qualify for?

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re focusing on grants for solar installations in the United States. Continue reading

Iowa Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Iowa

Iowa has huge amounts of wind power. In fact, 34% of all electricity generated in Iowa is wind power. That’s a lot of renewable energy!

Unfortunately, solar generates precious little electricity in the state. There’s actually no large-scale solar farms in Iowa and all Iowa solar comes from small installations owned by homeowners or businesses.

Want to throw your name in with the solar lovers? Want to save some money and decrease your emissions? We’ve got all the information below to help you with your quest!

There’s information on solar savings in Iowa, relevant solar policies, and all the tax credits and exemptions you’re eligible for (and it’s quite a lot!). So start reading and then get out there and install your system!

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Michigan Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Michigan

Are you thinking about going solar in Michigan? Are you unsure about where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled all the info you need to decide whether Michigan Solar is right for you.

Below you’ll find savings estimates as well as information on relevant solar policies and incentives. Once you’re through with this article, you’ll have everything you need to make an informed decision on whether going solar in the Great Lakes State is right for you.

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Georgia Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Georgia

Let’s not beat around the bush: it’s hard to save money going solar in Georgia. The once-wonderful GA solar state tax credit is now expired, utilities aren’t required to offer net metering, and there are very few financial incentives or rebates to drop the total investment cost.

However, with some good planning and by taking advantage of the federal tax credit, you can still save money going solar in Georgia. Take a look below for savings estimates as well as information on solar policy and incentives to help you on your solar journey.

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Idaho Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Idaho

Idaho is famous for its beautiful mountains and clean air. You might not know that it’s also a haven for clean, renewable energy (80% of its electricity is from hydro)! With all this in mind, producing your own clean energy from ID Solar just seems to fit!

Even with the state’s low electricity rates and shaky net metering policies, you can still save thousands going solar by wisely choosing your financing and taking advantage of the federal and state tax incentives.

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Kansas Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Kansas

Kansas homeowners enjoy fantastic sunlight – perfect for solar - but the solar industry in the state is unfortunately hampered by unsupportive regulations and scarce incentives available to homeowners considering KS solar.

Don’t let all this get you down, though! If you choose your financing carefully and take advantage of all incentives, you can save money going solar in Kansas. Read on to learn about solar policy, incentives, and estimated savings.

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Kentucky Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Kentucky

Like other states in the south, Kentucky residents don’t have all the great incentives and policies that make KY Solar such a great idea in other areas. To be sure, you can save money by buying and installing solar, but you just can’t save as much as in the northeast and west, where high electricity prices and numerous solar incentives mean big savings.

Interested in how to save money by going solar in Kentucky? Take a look below for information on solar policy, incentives, and savings estimates for both purchasing solar in cash and through loans.

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Oklahoma Solar – Everything You Need to Know

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Information about Solar Panels in Oklahoma

We’re not going to lie. Compared to other states, the prospects for OK Solar is fairly bleak. Actually, it’s really bleak. With large reserves of natural gas (which account for almost 50% of all electricity generation in the state) and cheap wind, coupled with little pro-solar regulations and no incentives, utilities and homeowners lack any real reason to install.

All that being said, if you have the right situation and take advantage of the 30% federal tax credit, you can not only save a little cash over the life of the installation, but you’ll be contributing to a cleaner environment! And that’s the whole point of solar right?

Below we’ve got all the information you need to decide whether going solar in Oklahoma is right for you, including savings estimates, information on solar policy, and details on available incentives (or at least, the available incentive).

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