Solar rebates

Big changes on the horizon for California net metering in 2021

Ben Zientara

February 12, 2021

Big changes on the horizon for California net metering in 2021

California regulators are changing how solar owners connect to the grid & get credit for solar energy. The changes could greatly affect the solar industry.

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Ben Zientara

August 20, 2020

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Find out what sales and property tax exemptions you may be eligible for when you install solar panels on your home.

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Ben Zientara

August 1, 2020

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Here’s our guide to rebates, tax credits & more that help cover the costs of solar panel installations.

How much can you save with the new Oregon solar incentive program?

Catherine Lane

February 7, 2020

How much can you save with the new Oregon solar incentive program?

Oregon’s new incentive program gives rebates for installing solar panels and battery storage systems.

The end of NJ's SREC program and the transition to TRECs

Catherine Lane

December 20, 2019

The end of NJ's SREC program and the transition to TRECs

NJ finalized guidelines for an SREC transition program, which saves homeowners more money than a previous proposal had suggested.

California boosts SGIP battery incentives in response to wildfires

Catherine Lane

October 9, 2019

California boosts SGIP battery incentives in response to wildfires

CPUC’s recent changes to battery storage rebate program, SGIP, aim to help low-income, high fire risk communities.

How industrial solar panels benefit businesses

Jagpreet Sandhu

June 5, 2019

How industrial solar panels benefit businesses

Find out how solar enables you run a self-sufficient and profitable business, enhance your brand image, and empower your local economy.

Solar loans: Everything you need to know

Zeeshan Hyder

April 2, 2019

Solar loans: Everything you need to know

Solar panels are a great way to cut down on your power bills but the initial cost can be off putting. Explore the pros and cons of financing your solar system.

How Massachusetts residents are cutting energy costs through Mass Save program

Chris Meehan

March 18, 2019

How Massachusetts residents are cutting energy costs through Mass Save program

Find out how to save over $2,000 annually by taking part in Massachusetts' energy saving initiative, Mass Save.

Are solar panels in Florida worth it? Your expert savings guide for 2021

Andrew Sendy

January 16, 2019

Are solar panels in Florida worth it? Your expert savings guide for 2021

Solar panels in Florida cost just $2.61/watt, or $15,660 for a typical 6kW system before incentives. Florida also has ample sunshine and generous incentives for solar.

How much do solar panels cost in Chicago, IL and what is the payback period?

Andrew Sendy

November 23, 2018

How much do solar panels cost in Chicago, IL and what is the payback period?

For a basic 5 kilowatt (kW) residential solar installation, this means your solar system will cost $20,000 before the 30 percent federal ITC tax credit, and $14,000 after the credit is applied.

What solar incentives are available in California in 2020 and how much will they save you?

Dan Hahn

November 16, 2018

What solar incentives are available in California in 2020 and how much will they save you?

Solar incentives, tax credits, and rebates are available in California to help make going solar more affordable. Find out which ones you might be eligible for.