26 Sep '11, 9pm

What's with the hold-up on our backyard #solar array? [new blog update]

What's with the hold-up on our backyard #solar array? [new blog update]

Zackin Publications answered the RFP and was awarded a grant that covered approximately one-third of the installation's up-front cost. The project is also eligible for the 30% federal investment tax credit and 100% bonus depreciation. The ground-mounted project, which is being developed by Bend, Ore.-based Sunlight Solar Energy, will consist of 104 modules, each rated at 230 W. A 30 kW inverter will handle power control and conversion, and the installation will be net-metered through Connecticut Light & Power at the full retail electricity rate. Also, the power output - thanks to the passage of new energy legislation in Connecticut in June - will qualify as renewable energy credits. Zackin Publications used approximately 66 MWh of electricity in 2010. The new solar PV installation will deliver about 28 MWh of power annually, offsetting a substantial amount of the company's...

Full article: http://www.solarindustrymag.com/page.php?11

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