LATEST NEWS

The Solar Income Tax Credit Extension and Impacts on the Industry

The Solar Income Tax Credit Extension and Impacts on the Industry

July 13, 2016 by
The solar investment tax credit, or ITC, is one of the most important federal policies impacting the solar energy industry. The ITC offers a 30 percent income tax credit to owners or long-term lessees of a solar energy system that meets performance and quality standards. The credit is calculated based on the total cost of Read More »

Ask and Expert for the week of November 10th, 2014

November 14, 2014 by
Here is a sample of some of the submitted Ask an Expert questions for the week of November 10th, 2014: Please keep in mind when reviewing these responses that it is not the role of the Solar Outreach Partnership to provide legal or tax advice, and nothing herein should be construed as such. These responses Read More »

Ask and Expert for the week of November 3rd, 2014

November 4, 2014 by
Here is a sample of some of the submitted Ask an Expert questions for the week of November 3rd, 2014: Please keep in mind when reviewing these responses that it is not the role of the Solar Outreach Partnership to provide legal or tax advice, and nothing herein should be construed as such. These responses Read More »

Keeping Up with the Jones and Solar Power

October 29, 2014 by
Competition is a staple of our society.  We see what our neighbors have, and instinctively compare with what we have.  A new commentary by Chris Mooney of The Washington Post found that this competitive spirit has been key to the spread of solar power throughout communities.  When one neighbor decides to install solar, other neighborhood Read More »

Webinar Series: Solar Action

May 31, 2013 by
The Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, in collaboration with the Solar Outreach Partnership, is presenting a summer webinar series titled Solar Action. The series will focus on 5 topics centered around innovation and success: organization and strategizing a local solar effort, solar permitting and inspections, solar financing, planning and zoning, and solar net meeting and interconnection. Each Read More »