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The Time is Now to Put a Solar Electric System on your Residence or your Commercial Business!

February 15, 2019 4:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The time is now to put a solar electric system on your residence or your commercial business.  If you want to reduce your overall taxes, the 30% federal tax credit is still available until the end of this year 2019.  Here in New Mexico we have Net metering as well as a very small REC credit which can reduce the return on your investment to as little as 8 years on a residential system and as little as 4-5 years for a commercial business.  The difference actually is based on the business owner ability to depreciate the newly acquired asset.... View Article

What to Look For When Hiring a Solar System Company!

August 28, 2018 4:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Today, we are faced with much higher utility costs than ever before. In addition to this, there is growing concern about the potentially negative effects of fossil fuels on the environment. As a result, the world is slowly turning towards alternative sources of energy. With significant technological advancements in the field of solar energy, the existence of government incentives, relatively affordable pricing and lower installation costs, it is not surprising that more and more people are choosing solar. For many of us, the decision to go solar requires little mental effort. Apart from the added advantage of being eco-friendly, consumers... View Article

President Trump’s Tariffs Deal Crippling Blow to Solar Industry: Info from Solar Contractors in Albuquerque, NM

April 19, 2018 7:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In what was considered by experts to be a crippling blow to the renewable energy industry, President Donald Trump implemented an ill-advised tariff on imported solar panels in January. Now an industry that has been left reeling by the decision is attempting to figure out where its future is in the United States. Under the decision, the United States will impose tariffs of up to 30 percent on any solar equipment made internationally and brought to the United States. The decision could significantly handicap what has been a $28 billion industry that generally uses parts made abroad for 80 percent... View Article

New Mexico Attorney General Files Fraud Lawsuit Against Vivint Solar

April 5, 2018 7:12 pm Published by 386 Comments

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas recently filed a 17-count civil complaint against Vivint Solar, a company based in Utah. The lawsuit includes allegations of fraud, racketeering and unfair business practices. A press release issued by the Attorney General’s office indicated that an investigation conducted by the office led to the discovery of evidence that actions by Vivint in New Mexico led to “hundreds of clouded titles” to residents’ homes. The investigation also uncovered evidence that the company uses a variety of high-pressure sales techniques and strategies purposefully intended to mislead customers and lock them into 20-year contracts, during which... View Article

How Solar Panel Orientation Can Affect Your Solar System’s Energy Production

March 22, 2018 3:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Solar electric systems are an environmentally friendly and often cost-effective alternative method of producing energy. These systems have been gaining a lot of traction in both homes and businesses around the world because of their many benefits and proven results. Technology has also helped make photovoltaic (PV) panels or solar panels in Albuquerque, NM more affordable, meaning more citizens are able to install them and reap the benefits of the sun’s clean, ever-present source of energy. Many customers purchasing solar panels assume that they can simply slap them flat onto their roof and yield results because the sun is shining... View Article