Incentive Update Rhode Island 2017

Incentive Update Rhode Island 2017

RI Solar Incentives Change! Rhode Island has a solar incentive update every year.  The solar industry in Rhode Island is constantly growing and evolving; it is important for Newport Solar to do an incentive update for potential solar customers in Rhode Island. The two incentive paths that have existed since 2014 are still available: Net […]

Solar Investment Tax Credit Extended

Solar Investment Tax Credit Extended

The United States government has extended the solar investment tax credit through 2021. This occurred when congress, in the omnibus budget, negotiated a deal to allow for the export of US oil in return for energy efficiency and renewable energy tax credits. The extension of the solar investment tax credit is a major boon to […]

Solarize Aquidneck and Newport

Solarize Aquidneck and Newport

Newport Solar has joined the Solarize Aquidneck Program. Solarize Aquidneck is a discount buying program for the residents of Middletown, Portsmouth, and Newport. Newport Solar is the selected solar installer for the town of Newport. The Solarize Program is designed to encourage the installation of residential and commercial solar photovoltaic system. The Solarize Aquidneck program plans to […]

Renewable Fee Proposed by National Grid

Renewable Fee Proposed by National Grid

National Grid is proposing new renewable fees on solar and wind energy systems. As power generation is making the switch to distributed renewable energy systems, the transition is causing energy providers, such as National Grid, re-consider where they generate revenue. Credits that are earned from having a wind or solar system eliminate most charges on […]

ISO-NE

ISO-NE

Throughout the day we turn on and off lights, ovens, microwaves, computers, televisions, etc. consuming different amounts of power as we do.  Have you ever wondered how power plants meet this ever-changing demand?  ISO-NE stands for “Independent Systems Operator – New England; they are a non-profit organization that controls when the utility scale coal, natural […]

Energy and Environmental Leaders Day

Energy and Environmental Leaders Day

On Friday, September 5th, 2014 Senator Sheldon Whitehouse hosted the Rhode Island Energy and Environmental Leaders Day (EE Day RI).  The day allowed participants to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to protecting our environment in the Ocean State.  Throughout the day, knowledge sharing and connection took place between governmental organizations, non-profit leaders, and Rhode […]

NECEC: Accelerating New England’s Clean Energy Economy

NECEC: Accelerating New England’s Clean Energy Economy

Here is a video from the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) that outlines why New England is such a great place for the solar industry and other renewable energy (RE) industries as well. Also highlighted is how New England based RE industries are addressing climate change, encouraging economic growth, and helping our region become […]