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Financing a Solar Photovoltaic System

With financing, like with the Solar Photovoltaic system itself, their is no one size fits all.  The financing package that you pick is custom designed to meet your needs, your expectations, and perhaps your equity position in your home. In general, solar financing falls into 3 basic categories: 100% of the cost wrapped into your [...]

By | August 2nd, 2020|Information, News|0 Comments

How does a Photovoltaic Solar system investment make you money?

How does a Photovoltaic Solar system investment make you money? 1.Free Electricity - Once the solar system is paid off, in about 8-10 years, it will save you tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the system. (25-40 year system life) 2.Federal Tax Credit - Refunding 26% of every dollar investing in building [...]

By | July 20th, 2020|Information, News|0 Comments

Should Covid-19 stop your search for a solar Photovoltaic provider?

Without any doubt it is incumbent on all Americans to take this pandemic seriously and limit exposure to other people, maintain social distancing, and practice good hygiene, but we at ARE Solar have instituted a policy that does all that and still allows us to help the community go green.   By using technology we [...]

By | March 23rd, 2020|Breaking News, Information, News|0 Comments

What’s in Store for Energy Storage in the 2020s?

Annual storage deployments expected to almost quadruple between 2019 and 2024. The global storage market is set to grow from approximately 4 GW in annual deployments in 2019 to more than 15 GW in 2024, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie. Based on analysis from its Foresight 20/20 series, the storage industry is in [...]

By | March 9th, 2020|Breaking News, Information, News|0 Comments

Is solar photovoltaic a good idea in high wind areas, or should we build a wind generator instead?

The Bahamas, right smack dab in the middle of hurricane alley, are building multiple micro grids with solar photovoltaic panels to power the island and keep it powered up even after the next Cat 5 -180 mph storm hits the islands.  That’s because the solar panels are built to withstand the impact force of items [...]

By | March 4th, 2020|Breaking News, Information, News|0 Comments

Colorado Ranks 12th Among States in Q2 PV Update

In the first half of 2016, solar accounted for 26% of all new electric generating capacity brought on-line in the U.S. The new U.S. Solar Market Insight report shows the market growing 43% year-over-year with 2,051 MW of solar photovoltaics installed in Q2 2016 in the U.S. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries [...]

By | February 4th, 2020|Information, News|0 Comments

Solar Tax Credit in 2020 and Beyond

2020 is the last year the federal government will be offering the full 26% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar power systems.  In the coming years, the ITC will continue to drop.  This diagram shows the decline of the ITC between now and then. So, what does this mean for home and business owners thinking [...]

By | January 17th, 2019|Information, News|0 Comments

The Colorado Sierra Club + ARE Solar

ARE Solar is proud to support the Colorado Sierra Club and their efforts to push Colorado towards 100% clean energy.  The #ReadyFor100 campaign urges Colorado citizens, businesses, and politicians to make the switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources like solar and wind to power our state.  With cities like Denver, Boulder, Pueblo and [...]

By | July 3rd, 2018|Information, News|0 Comments

The Benefits of Going Solar: Helping the Environment While Saving You Money

Green energy. Vector illustration The advantages of home photovoltaic solar energy systems appeal to both idealistic and the pragmatic motivations: Practical homeowners may consider solar panel installation for the financial benefits; all that energy harvested from the sun dramatically lowers electric bills. At the same time, relying on clean, emission-free solar energy significantly [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Information, News|2 Comments
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