In The News

Solar in the news! When solar is in the headlines, we’ll take the opportunity to go deeper here.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Solar Panels by True South Solar

Non-Profits Qualify for direct pay tax credit

The Inflation Reduction Act, passed in 2022, enables Rogue Valley non-profit organizations to qualify for a direct payment tax credit (the ITC) to go solar–as opposed to taking it as a tax liability. In the past, most organizations would have to partner with a bank or developer to take advantage of the tax credit (nonprofit

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The 2022 Inflation Reduction Act: Solar Incentives

Thank you to everyone who contacted their senators helping this historic bill to pass! Here are the highlights of the Inflation Reduction Act pertaining to the energy field: 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) on residential and commercial solar from 2022 until 2032, stepping down to 26% in 2033. Stand-alone energy storage systems like Tesla Power

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Rogue Creamery Goes Solar

Rogue Creamery has been dedicated to sustainability in its cheesemaking, fully participating in the 3 R’s: reducing waste, reusing whey, and using recycled content in packaging. Turning on the power for our solar panels gave Cary and me such great joy,” notes David Gremmels. “Knowing we are helping the environment by watching the energy consumption move backwards is too impressive for words. Bring on the sun!” 

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