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
Solar power REITs—an idea whose time has come?
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?
Going solar? Keep these factors in mind
Going Solar Back in 2014, I wrote a couple of blog articles about solar energy issues surfacing at that time as a result of the increased appeal of certain financial options. Today, the growth in popularity of these systems, for heating and cooling as well as to generate electricity, continues at a rapid pace. Industry sources estimate that these systems now generate enough … [Read more...] about Going solar? Keep these factors in mind