Wednesday, May 15, 2013
According to the quote, roughly 30% of households can
monetize the the 30% ITC. Note: As you lower installed
costs you dramatically raise the accessibility.
"...those with $75,000 income per household would probably have a tax liability to monetise the ITC tax credit, an easier process with a tax return than filling out a FedEx shipping form."
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
I’m expecting that the low costs being attained by the technology right now is exciting for everyone involved in the industry, so despite the present period of financial hardship, I think everyone has realized that the technology has got to the stage where it’s got a guaranteed future.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
"We are therefore on the threshold of it being more cost-effective for German industrial companies, which consume between 500 and 2000 MWh, to use PV energy they have generated themselves, than to obtain energy from the grid at a price of 0.125 euro/kWh."
Study, Levelized Cost of Electricity from Renewable Energies - Christoph Kost et al. - Fraunhofer - May 2012
Installed costs in Germany have fallen by 20% since the Fraunhofer report was published last year... i.e. Industrial companies have crossed the threshold of cost-effectiveness.