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Get a 30% federal tax credit for your solar panel system while you can

30% federal tax credit for your solar panel system Major savings on your solar energy system will start to disappear in 2020 A solar energy system is a great investment. Not only does it help the environment, it also offers significant savings on energy costs. Thanks to an initiative from the federal government, you can …

Solar as an investment

Solar as an investment Why investing in solar panels can get you free electricity and more What’s one of the biggest reasons people make the switch to solar-powered energy? To save money, of course! Having a residential or commercial solar energy system allows you to avoid nearly every added cost and fee that utility companies …

Rooftop solar panels increase northeast Florida home values

Rooftop solar panels increase northeast Florida home values Study shows a solar energy system will increase your home’s resale value by 3.5 percent There is no doubt that solar energy systems offer a multitude of benefits. Beyond being good for the environment and providing savings on utility bills, solar panels also increase a home’s value. …

4 differences between commercial and residential solar power

4 differences between commercial and residential solar power Company owners and homeowners are increasingly looking to switch to solar energy. There are four major aspects of solar energy systems that determine whether they’re commercial or residential: efficiency, size, installation, and color. Efficiency — Commercial solar power is more efficient than residential solar power by roughly …

5 ways solar energy benefits commercial properties

5 ways solar energy benefits commercial properties Owning a company or commercial property is a big responsibility. With energy costs continually increasing, commercial property owners are turning to solar energy to reduce overhead costs and save on utility bills. Whether you’re looking to cut costs or boost the value of your business, solar power helps …

How to make the most of solar energy in the summer

Make the most of solar energy in the summer We know that solar energy comes from Earth’s natural sunshine, making solar-powered systems especially beneficial during the summer months. However, while the warmer months are full of sunshine, they’re also full of heat and pollen that affect the efficiency of your solar panels. Here are a …

4 reasons you should consider going solar this World Environment Day

4 reasons you should consider going solar This year’s World Environment Day on June 5 is the perfect time to discover how solar-powered energy benefits the environment. Solar energy is a clean and sustainable way to generate electricity using the sun as an abundant energy source. Solar energy systems allow us to turn natural sunshine …

Essential Parts of a Solar Energy System

Essential Parts of a Solar Energy System Discover what equipment makes a solar power setup work To someone unfamiliar with a solar energy system, it seems to consist only of solar panels mounted on a roof or a ground-based device. However, there’s a lot more going under the hood of a solar energy system. A …

10 tips for picking the perfect solar contractor

10 tips for picking the perfect solar contractor Solar Power World helps prospective customers choose a quality solar contractor It’s no secret that solar-powered systems have seen a rise in installations in the past decade, and for good reason. Solar installations help reduce energy costs, increase home value, and are cost-effective. The problem that homeowners …

What tax credits are available for solar-powered systems?

What tax credits are available for solar-powered systems? A1A Solar explains the investment tax credit It’s tax season, which always brings a lot of questions about claiming solar on taxes. Remember, we’re solar people, not tax people, so it’s always best to consult a tax professional before filing your tax credit. Here’s an overview of …