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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Announcing New Made-in-USA OG-300 Solar Thermal Kits

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In case you missed the news, we recently announced new OG-300 residential solar thermal kits with U.S. solar collectors. The new OG-300 kits include either Sun Earth, Inc, Solene, Alternate Energy Technologies (AET), or Solar Skies OG-100 collectors, depending on … Continue reading

Posted in OG-100 Solar Hot Water Collectors, pre-engineered solar thermal systems, Residential Solar Hot Water, Residential Solar Water Heating Installers, SRCC OG-300 solar systems, Uncategorized |

SEIA Launches New Solar Heating and Cooling Alliance—Finally.

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Finally, the solar thermal industry has a specific new advocacy organization within SEIA. In mid February 2013, SEIA announced that it was forming the U.S. Solar Heating and Cooling Alliance (SHC Alliance), a SEIA division that will specifically address the … Continue reading

Posted in CSI Thermal program for low-income, Solar Hot Water News, Solar Tax Incentives, Solar Thermal & Solar Hot Water News |

IRS’s 2012 Solar ITC Tax Forms Are Now Available for Download

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If you’re a solar thermal installer or a business or homeowner that has installed a solar hot water system in 2012, then you no doubt know that you’re eligible for the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which provides a 30% … Continue reading

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Video: Williams Selyem Winery Explains How Valuable Solar Thermal Is

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Many California vineyards today are using solar PV (electric) panels to offset the electricity used in their vineyard and tourist operations. Mainly, wineries use solar PV panels to reduce the cost of their water irrigation operations. These powerful pumps use … Continue reading

Posted in 30% Investment Tax Credit, CSI Thermal Program, Solar Business Resources, Solar Hot Water, Solar Hot Water Value, Solar Hot Water Videos |

Videos: Two Examples of Dairy Farmers Saving on Propane Bills with Solar Hot Water

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There are many industrial uses for solar thermal technology, and one of the most cost-effective solar hot water applications is the dairy farm. Dairy farms are often located in rural areas where gas lines don’t reach. As a result, all … Continue reading

Posted in 30% Investment Tax Credit, Solar Hot Water Value, solar thermal for process heat |