21 Jun '11, 12pm

Are You Taking Advantage of the Sun on This Summer Solstice?

Are You Taking Advantage of the Sun on This Summer Solstice?

Incentives: If you read CleanTechnica regularly, you know that solar costs have been dropping for years, have already dropped a lot this year, and are expected to continue dropping for years to come. (Check out Solar Power Graphs to Make You Smile for more on that.) Solar technology efficiency records are being set continuously, manufacturing processes are being improved, different technologies are being developed, and so on. So, from this, you may think that it’s better to wait to go solar, you’ll be able to get a better deal in a few years. Well, maybe, maybe not. Right now, there are some pretty tremendous solar power incentives offered by local, state, and national governments. These incentives make solar super cheap already. Who knows how long these will last? They could be gone in a few years. Savings vs savings: Even assuming you could ‘save’ some money by waiting a...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/06/21/are-you-taking-advant...

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