August 2015 Newsletter: Tennessee: Where Energy Begins

August 2015 Newsletter: Tennessee: Where Energy Begins

About Us Projects Get a Quote   Tennessee:Where Energy Begins Job growth, incentivized programs, clean energies, and legistation are all on the table for conversation with the President of ARiES Solar , Harvey Abouelata. In this editorial piece he speaks candidly about Tennessee’s energy future and what you can do to help keep that future bright. Read More   Who wants a better paying job? Clean energy may be the answer. Shelley Kimel of The Knoxville News Sentinel examines Tennessee’s booming manufacturing sector and its ties with renewable energy. Kimel speaks to Harvey Abouelata, President of ARiES Solar , as well as investigates a new report from the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs, E2, which inspects what makes Tennessee unique in the renewable energy market and projected growth in the next year. Read More TVA: 2015 Integrated Resource Plan Released The much-anticipated 2015 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) has been released by TVA. This document outlines how TVA will handle possible energy scenarios in the next twenty years. The document was created in consideration of the views of many different groups and organizations in the Tennessee Valley. Click above to gain access to the 2015 IRP and TVA’s Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. Read More   Your Voice Matters Most in Solar All across the United States, lawmakers are changing how solar energy is incentivized. Steven Bushong, associate editor of Solar Power World, discusses what you can do to keep tax incentives in Tennessee. Read More Bill Gates Changed the World Once; He Proposes How We Can Do It Again Bill Gates focuses on government inconsistencies with clean energy...
February 2015 Newsletter:  Time for Solar

February 2015 Newsletter: Time for Solar

ARiES Solar Solar PV Turnkey Solutions ARiES Solar offers commercial and residential solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions that will fit most business and home owner’s budgets. ARiES Solar will provide system cost estimates, financial models specific to the TVA GPP program, 1603 Tax Credit, USDA REAP Grant and help you through the all the various applications. [More]   TVA has begun receiving applications for the Green Power Providers (GPP) program from participating local power companies for 2015. [More] $1,000 incentive (residential only) $0.02 plus retail buy back Program Cap 4 MW Residential 7.33 MW Non-Residential In general, the following credits are available for Solar PV systems placed in service on or before December 31, 2016 [More] The credit is equal to 30% of expenditures, with no maximum credit (commercial & Residential) The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides financial assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses in rural America to purchase, install, and construct renewable energy systems; make energy efficiency improvements to non-residential buildings and facilities. [More] 25% up to $500,000 (rural commercial only) Applications due April 30, 2015   What: Solar PV workshop  When: Saturday, March 14 2015 @ 11:00 AM Where: Spectrum Solar Farm Exhibit, 3001 Knoxville Center Drive, Knoxville TN. Why: Learn about Solar PV Systems, Tax Credits, Grants and Incentives...