Tag: finance

This topic covers ways to pay for clean energy generation. It includes rebates, grants, taxes, loans, and other sources of money.

Several states provide rebates, subsidies, or tax credits for a homeowner who installs solar panels, wind turbines, or another source of clean power. Although these programs reduce the cost of the generator, the homeowner may still need to pay several hundred, or even several thousand dollars to purchase and install the clean energy system. The […]

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The Tropical Forest Conservation Act is an incentive program that provides less developed countries with debt relief when they protect their forests. According to USAID, this act includes funding from both the United States federal government and private organizations. The Tropical Forest Conservation Act funds protect forests throughout all regions of the world, including Bangladesh, […]

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Connecticut residents have the opportunity to receive lots of money for setting up renewable energy systems and making their homes and businesses more energy efficient. The state of Connecticut provides funds through several of its own programs, and power companies also provide support. Connecticut Light and Power provides information about grants as well as energy […]

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Oregon offers tax credits for many businesses that invest in renewable energy as well as reductions in their overall energy usage. Although this program is subject to cutbacks because of overall economic conditions, it still provides many benefits for businesses that reduce their energy usage and carbon emissions. The program provides benefits in several areas, […]

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The federal government funds battery research technology through Arpa-E grants. Project selections include the development of magnesium ion batteries by the company Pellion Technologies, according to Arpa-E. This type of battery is a new technology that potentially creates much more cost effective batteries for hybrid cars and other vehicles. Cost limitations of battery systems are […]

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