Washington State Solar Energy Jumps 56 Percent

A recent report from the Environment Washington Research & Policy Center shows a 56 percent growth in solar capacity per capita in the Evergreen State, placing the state of Washington 15th among U.S. states in terms of solar capacity per person added for 2014. While the growth is welcomed good n...


How the Federal Solar Tax Credit Works

There are many benefits that come with utilizing solar energy. One of them is the potential for a solar credit on your federal taxes. The tax credit allows you to subtract 30 percent of the cost of your solar energy system from that year’s tax bill. Here’s how it works, which differs for busin...


The Power of Going Solar

The solar industry is booming. The reasons are many, not the least of which are the compelling reasons (financially and environmentally) to consider it for your home or business. Take a look at some of the reasons we should all look on the bright side for the future prospects of solar energy: Share...


What Maintenance is Needed for My Solar PV System?

So, you’re thinking about taking the exciting first step into solar powering your home, or already have a system installed. But maybe you have some questions about what you need to do to maintain it. The good news is that solar panels are amazingly resilient. They need to be, considering the years o...