Solar Energy Makes Sense Today

Posted by Cal on Jun 10, 2011 in Renewable Energy Economics, Renewable Energy Grants, Solar, USDA Grants for Solar Energy | 0 comments

Turning sunlight into electricity is an awesome idea – the Earth receives more than enough energy from the Sun everyday to power everything mankind does, with quite a bit to spare. Everybody should know by now that solar panels convert sunlight into electricity, though most people don’t have a clue about the photovoltaic (PV) effect, and that’s not important in the least bit anyway. All that matters is, does it work and how much does it cost? The Simple Return For many folks looking to become more energy independent today, solar is the…

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Economics of Wind and Solar Energy

Posted by Cal on May 15, 2011 in Blog, Renewable Energy Economics, Solar, Wind | Comments Off

Investments in Quality Renewable Energy Projects are Smart and Secure If you search the term ‘The Economics of Renewable Energy’ in Google, you’ll discover that almost every article tackles the issue as one that is global in nature… as climate change is regarded as such. Here we’re going to take a detailed look at the issue as it relates to an individual residence or business. When the purchase of an asset is considered for, using the accounting term, property, plant and equipment, to lower operating costs, increase efficiency or…

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USDA Grant Deadline for Renewable Energy is June 13th

Posted by Cal on May 15, 2011 in Bergey, Blog, Renewable Energy Grants, Solar, USDA Grants for Solar Energy, USDA Grants for Wind Energy | Comments Off

In 2011 Eligible Rural Businesses can save 75% of the installation costs of a Renewable Energy Project – Please Don’t Delay! The 2011 USDA REAP (Renewable Energy for America Program) annual grant solicitation opened on April 14th and applications are due at your state USDA office by June 13th. The 25% grants, up to $20,000, can be fully applied on top of the federal tax credit, depreciation, and any available state rebates or credits, so they WILL SUBSTANTIALLY improve the payback on Wind and Solar Energy Installations.  This year…

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