Is now the right time to invest in solar power for home owners? Just take a look at (fossil fuel) electrical prices in Arizona in the last few years. The trend is clear. Year after year, electrical prices are creeping upwards, and this is a pattern that is unlikely to stop. After all, the amount of oil Read More
Driving around Phoenix, you’ll notice solar panels on the roofs of many homes. Ever wonder how those panels got there? Many of them are courtesy of Harmon Solar, which has installed solar panels throughout Arizona. Over the years, Harmon Solar has developed a reputation for excellence in customer service. Harmon Solar is locally owned and Read More
We’ve all heard the saying “if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.” Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous companies out there that will promise people just about anything to make a sale and then not deliver on their promise. In the solar industry it is extra important that you are cautious about who Read More
In March of last year, Harmon Solar introduced a solar leasing program for residential customers. We partnered with SunCap Financial to offer our customers a zero-down, no maintenance lease on a photovoltaic system. This offers a viable option for those who want solar but don’t have the means to purchase a system. The leasing program Read More
This last year has seen a tremendous amount of change in the offers available from Arizona Solar Companies. When utility incentives were at $3.00/Watt, customers were literally flocking to purchase their solar systems. By doing so, consumers were able to take advantage of the utility incentives as well as the 30% Federal Tax credit and Read More
The addition of new capacity at Mesa could result in an increase in sales to international customers by about 0.2 GW, raising our estimate for 2012 to 1.5 GW. This change would likely persist through our forecast period, presenting 5% upside to our $155 price estimate for First Solar stock.
Solana will be a 280-megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power plant with thermal energy storage that will generate enough electricity to service 70,000 homes.
DENVER — Abengoa Solar announced today that it has finalized $1.45 billion financing to build Solana, the world’s largest parabolic trough concentrating solar plant. This plant, with a total investment of around $2 Billion, will generate 250 net megawatts. Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Solar, stated, “Solana is the first large scale CSP plant for Abengoa Read More
PHOENIX — On Wednesday, the Arizona Corporation commission launched “Arizona Goes Solar”, a new website that will serve as a one-stop shop for homeowners and businesses who want to learn more about how to adopt solar energy and technology.
With great fanfare, an Arizona-based energy company signed a preliminary agreement with China last fall to build the world’s largest solar-power plant in the Mongolian desert. Energy – United States – Business – Renewable – Solar