Tag Archive: solar benefits

New Incentives to Make the Switch to Solar Easier

July 17, 2017 10:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With the heat on the rise, Utah is making it easier for business and homeowners to have solar panels installed. Through the Federal Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Program, Utahns can install panels at affordable rates and can receive a tax credit up to 25 percent of costs for installation and system components. The Benefits  The benefits are endless when it comes to this opportunity. By participating in this program, you can choose to get... View Article

What Will Happen if Every House Is Solar-Powered?

February 24, 2016 11:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In 1938, a Boston businessman named Godfrey L. Cabot granted MIT roughly $600,000 for a project that included the development of solar energy. Nearly 80 years later, renewable energy is at its height — and will only continue to improve in terms of cost and functionality. Today, the question on every person’s mind is: What would the future of the United States look like if every home were equipped with solar panels? Less pollution, more... View Article

Solar Power Incentives to Brighten Your Tax Season

February 19, 2016 10:47 pm Published by 1 Comment

As April 15 rapidly approaches, people across the country are dutifully preparing their federal contributions for the 2015 fiscal year — and awaiting the promise of a well-deserved tax refund. While many Americans are scrambling to claim as many tax deductions as possible (“did I donate to Goodwill this year?”), solar customers get to claim something even bigger: the solar investment tax credit. The Federal Investment Tax Credit, also known as the ITC, is a... View Article

Why the Sun is Worth Investing in

November 23, 2015 6:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many things in life are uncertain. Will the Cubs ever win the World Series? Will that article ever load on your mobile browser? Are Burger King’s chicken fries really here to stay? Fortunately, some things are more predictable. With very few exceptions, nights are dark. Days tend to be a little bit brighter. The sun rises in the East and sets in the West. Darkness always gives way to dawn. Forgive us for sounding philosophical,... View Article

Save Money, Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

November 19, 2015 9:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While the debate over global warming seems never-ending, there’s no denying that each of us can do something to help the environment. Whether one decides to use solar power loans to install solar panels on his or her home, or simply opts to start recycling, there are plenty of things that can be done to make the world a better place. These actions don’t just help the environment—many of them also help improve the quality... View Article

3 ways solar is just as much about ‘saving green’ as ‘going green’

November 12, 2015 6:16 pm Published by 1 Comment

This post originally appeared on KSL.com as a sponsored piece by Elements Capital Group’s Utah solar partner, Auric Solar. Whether you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint, save money on utilities or increase the value of your home, installing solar panels is a great option for homeowners. With a little time and a solid investment, you’ll be able to improve your life, your children’s lives and the environment all at once. Here are three ways that... View Article

How Solar Benefits Businesses and Homeowners

October 21, 2015 9:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s never been a more financially advantageous time to switch to renewable energy. Thanks to solar power loans, the decreasing cost of solar panels and government tax credits, switching to renewable energy has never been more affordable. And after making that switch, energy users stand to benefit from some impressive savings in comparison to those using other electricity sources. It turns out that using solar energy can bring in major benefits—especially financially—for businesses and other... View Article