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To encourage rooftop solar systems on homes and businesses, federal and state governments have provided a number of generous subsidies

February 22, 2016

Since 2007, U.S. electricity sales have declined.  With 10 months of data available for 2013, that declining trend is expected

February 18, 2014

Montana is the third least-densely populated state with fewer than 10 residents per square mile in much of the state’s

February 6, 2014
January 14, 2014

Net Metering 101

As solar panels have dropped in price, thousands of people have installed solar panels on their homes and businesses. One

January 14, 2014

Hawaii has the highest electricity prices in the country and receives a lot of sun. As a result, from 2008–2011,

December 24, 2013

The highly anticipated California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) report on the costs of residential solar systems and net energy metering

October 23, 2013
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