Earth Day Warm-Up Saturday April 13, 2013
Attend our Solar Energy Investment Seminar at the Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Pkwy Canton, MI 48188
Free! 10am -12noon Registration required Call: (734) 453-6746 to book a seat. Map
Learn how solar can be the best investment you will make.
Solar works in Michigan and is a practical application for you and your family.
After the seminar join us for a tour of our solar powered building.
See, feel and touch solar in action!
Our solar powered building.
Doors open 11am – 2pm
Free, Open to all
On the Tour
- 5.1 kW grid tied solar electric (PV) system
- 2 styles of solar space heating
- Solar hot water
- Solatubes with new designer lenses
- Solar attic fan
- New this year! An Indoor Battery back-up generator. Never go down with the grid again – works anywhere there is a plug. Add solar power to it and qualify for 30% Federal Tax Credit on the solar system.
- Watch videos of local solar homeowners share their experience of living with solar. Some of these will be on the tour. Find out how many are getting negative utility bills and actually receiving checks from the utility companies.
- Bring your utility bills and see how solar works for you.
- 563 MWh of electricity generated by our installations since Jan 2010. That’s enough to power the Michigan Stadium for 2.5 years.
Sign up today and reserve your seat. (734) 453-6746
New State Study Demonstrates Net Metering Benefit for Ratepayers
By Andrew Savage
January 21, 2013
The body of evidence that demonstrates the benefits of solar net metering to retail electric customers continues to grow.
From California and Texas to New York and now Vermont, there is a growing stack of reports that make the financial case for greater deployment of distributed solar generation and net metering.
On the same day that a Vote Solar Initiative report was released, which found that in California solar net metering provides over $92 million in annual benefits to ratepayers, a newly published Vermont report echoed the same growing body of evidence that documents the benefits of solar net metering.
A recent report on New York found that solar PV delivers between a 15-cent and 40-cent benefit to ratepayers and taxpayers. Another report from Texas by the analysts at the The Brattle Group found that the total customer benefits of adding solar capacity in the Lone Star State was valued at more than $520 million.
The Vermont legislature charged the report author, the Vermont Department of Public Service, with determining if there is a cross-subsidization with… For full article go here