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1. Step one. Develop and publicize a “beneficial” solar program. Accept accolades for being a “solar proponent.” TVA has for the past few years been fine tuning and running a solar program in the Tennessee Valley. This program started small, … Continue reading
When TVA transitioned over from their previous “pilot” solar program (which has been running for the past 4 years) on October 1st, 2012 they made some significant changes. The primary ones having to do with the allowable sizes of PV … Continue reading
All good things must come to an end. And TVA has again changed their Generation Partner Program. They have publicly stated that they are making the change over from a “pilot program” to a “regular program”. I have previously explained … Continue reading
For the past few years those of us in the solar industry in Tennessee (make that all of TVA’s area) have been trying to figure out how to provide third party financing for the solar systems that we install. With … Continue reading
Clean energy systems (solar) all have an up front capital cost (around $15,000 for a 3 kW system). The whole system must be paid for before the first kWh of energy is produced. You essentially own your energy production and … Continue reading
The state of Tennessee recently (January 11th) announced that they have a new grant for businesses that are trying to be more energy efficient. The grant is specifically for those businesses (municipalities, non-profits are also eligible) that are going to … Continue reading
If you are an owner of a commercial or industrial property who is thinking about investing in a rooftop solar energy system, there is no better time to do so than right now. A U.S. Department of the Treasury cash … Continue reading
Now is the time to make something happen with solar energy. There are a few things that will be expiring on December 31, 2010 and so it makes sense to “make hay while the sun is shining.” The first and … Continue reading
Here is a video by TVA which explains the Green Power switch program (for those of you in the middle Tennessee area). It goes through the incentives and answers a lot of questions. Enjoy!