Solar Booms With Entergy Rate Hike

Solar Booms With Entergy Rate Hike

Solar booms with help from an Entergy rate hike. Entergy announced a 3.4% rate hike for Arkansans starting February of 2015. Apparently there is a shortfall in rates made to Entergy sister companies in three states (Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana). Don’t expect utility rate hikes to go away. This is why solar power is booming in the US.

Solar is inflation free, improves your homes marketability and appraised value AND what other home improvement gives you a 30% tax rebate?

36% of All New Electric Capacity in 2014 came From Solar  Solar Power installations

Q3 2014 represented the second largest quarter ever for solar installations in the U.S.! This performance represents 41% growth over Q3 of last year. With nearly 600,000 solar installations through Q3, the U.S. solar industry is on pace to complete its 1 millionth installation in 2015. Through Q3, 36% of all new electric capacity installed in 2014 has come from solar. (All data from SEIA/GTM Research “U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q3 2014”).

Installations Continue to Boom; Through Q3, a new solar project has been installed every 3 minutes in 2014. Growth in Q3 was led by the residential sector, which grew 58% over Q3 2014.  AND PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL!
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Off Grid Solar

ON GRINCH OR OFF GRID? Everyone living in Winville was looking forward to celebrating another Christmas. Winville was a unique community because all the homes and businesses in the little town had off grid solar systems on their roofs. Their brightly lit decorations were all powered by the sun, and they never had to worry…

Residential Electric Prices Rising

Residential Electric Prices Rising U.S. retail residential electricity prices for the first half of 2014 averaged 12.3 cents per kilowatt hour, an increase of 3.2% from the same period last year. This is the highest year-over-year growth in residential prices for the first half of the year since 2009. Average prices rose in all areas…