29 Oct '14, 9pm

#ClimateHope because #itshappening. #Solar

Solar energy technologies are poised for significant growth in the 21st century. More and more architects and contractors are recognizing the value of passive solar and learning how to effectively incorporate it into building designs. Solar hot water systems can compete economically with conventional systems in some areas, and federal tax incentives are making them even more affordable for homes and businesses. And as the cost of solar PV continues to decline, these systems will penetrate increasingly larger markets. In fact, the solar PV industry aims to provide half of all new U.S. electricity generation by 2025.[12] Aggressive financial incentives in Germany and Japan have made these countries global leaders in solar deployment for years. But the United States is catching up thanks to a combination of strong state-level policy support and federal tax incentives. At the ...

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