Submitted by travis.tate on Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:15
Rockville, Md.-headquartered Standard Solar Inc. is installing a 111 kW solar photovoltaic system on the rooftop of the manufacturing facility of the D.R. Templeman Co., a family-owned manufacturer of springs and wire forms in Plainville, Conn.
Submitted by travis.tate on Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:22
The U.S. Investment Tax Credit, which is a 30 percent federal tax credit for solar systems on residential and commercial properties, remains in effect through December 31, 2016. After that time it drops to 10 percent for commercial systems and zero for residential systems. For our Big Question this month, we wanted to hear from bankers, commercial solar installers, developers, financiers, potential hosts and other stakeholders. Read the comments below to gain insight on this issue's big question: Can the U.S. commercial solar industry survive with a 10 percent investment tax credit?
Submitted by travis.tate on Mon, 07/20/2015 - 09:19
Annapolis, Maryland, serves as both the state capital and home of the United States Naval Academy. Founded in 1845, it is where some of the best and brightest U.S. naval officers are trained.
One of the first things they learn is the bosun’s calls—commands communicated by a high-pitched whistle by the Chief Petty Officer Boatswain’s Mate. One of those calls is the “all hands on deck” (AHOD), rousing all crew members from below decks to the main deck. It is often used when the ship is in danger.
Well, it’s time to sound the AHOD for the solar industry: The investment tax credit (ITC) is gravely at risk.