For some time now, the expansion of renewable energy sources (e.g., hydroelectricity, wind power and solar energy) has been a priority for policymakers in California. Over the last few years, this subject has been an occasional focus of attention of this blog, in particular with regard to solar electricity leases. In the wake of recent action by California regulators, however, … [Read more...] about California to require solar panels on all new single family homes and low-rise apartment buildings starting in 2020
Over the last few years, I have written a number of articles directed at owners of California real estate regarding a variety of solar power matters. These posts have dealt primarily with pragmatic, quotidian real estate concerns, such as the financing and tax benefits available for the installation of solar electric facilities, the relative advantages and disadvantages of … [Read more...] about Solar power REITs—an idea whose time has come?
A few months back, I noted in my blog a number of problems that had begun to arise in the booming residential solar electric lease industry. These difficulties, which posed a number of significant unforeseen drawbacks for many consumers who elected to tap this alternative energy source, were beginning to cause many to question the benefits of leasing residential solar electric … [Read more...] about New developments in residential solar electricity