Tag Archive: Utah

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

Real Salt Lake Goes Solar

March 28, 2016 6:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Since October 2015, Rio Tinto Stadium has been host to more than just Major League Soccer team Real Salt Lake — the Sandy, Utah-area stadium is also home to the largest solar panel installation in the state. With nearly, 6,500 solar panels on the roof of the stadium, solar powers 73 percent of Real Salt Lake’s annual energy consumption — saving the team a fortune on energy financing, thanks to solar. Elements Capital correspondent Elora... 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

Is Utah on the Brink of a Solar Revolution?

October 28, 2015 9:20 pm Published by 1 Comment

There’s no denying the facts: solar is on the upswing across the country. And one shining example of this is the mountain state of Utah, where the number of solar panel installations has dramatically risen in recent years, in part thanks to the additional options provided by solar financing. Reports indicate that the state’s solar is seeing growth of about 30 percent per year, and you can bet that as more people learn of the... View Article