Green|Spaces Residential Solar PV Workshop

Green|Spaces Residential Solar PV Workshop

 What you will learn: How the Tennessee Solar Program works Incentives Credits Federal tax credits Applications Overview of a Typical Grid-Tied System Financial performa Functionality Other unique Solar Installations Grid-tied battery backup Grid-tied with electrical generator Recomendations ARiES Solar offers turnkey solutions: Design, paperwork, installation and warranty maintenance Check out a few of our Solar Installations Solar Installs TVA has an annual cap on the solar programs it offers. The commercial solar PV for 2014 has already been oversubscribed. The residential program is filling rapidly. If you are interested in solar for you home and would like a quote before the workshop, please visit the ARiES Solar workshop page to request a solar PV estimate here: http://www.ariessolar.com/residential.html How to Register: Register with Green|Spaces Contact: Dawn Hjelseth Director of Development 63 Main Street Chattanooga, TN 37408 423.648.0963 Did you know green|spaces membership starts at $75 for individuals? More information at: www.greenspaceschattanooga.com Register Copyright © 2014 ARiES Solar , All rights reserved. unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences...
Green|Spaces USDA REAP Grant workshop

Green|Spaces USDA REAP Grant workshop

  We have some good news for all of our rural friends, The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has received funding for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The applications for the state of Tennessee will most likely be due April 30, 2014. The REAP program supports renewable energy production and energy efficiency projects. Better news – ARiES Solar will prepare all the paperwork for you to apply for the grant. The USDA  REAP is Currently Accepting Applications from Rural Farmers, Ranchers, and Small Businesses for Grants Supporting Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects. Applications are due April 30th. The Program is designed to promote rural economic development by assisting rural businesses to become more energy efficient and even generate energy from their own renewable systems. Grants may cover up to 25% of the cost for eligible renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Grants may range from $2500 to $500,000, and the funding level this year is expected to match or exceed last year’s level. Better news – ARiES Solar will prepare all the paperwork for you to apply for the grant.   What you will learn: REAP Grant Eligibility Project Eligibility How the TVA Program works Incentives Credits Applications Federal Tax Incentives Gasification Technology Solar PV Technology Energy Efficiency such as LED Lighting Financial Projections Recommendations ARiES Solar offers turnkey solutions: Design, paperwork, installation and warranty maintenance Check out a few of our Solar Installations Solar Installs If You’re a Rural Business, Don’t Miss Out on These Grants! USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) is Accepting Applications from Rural Farmers, Ranchers, and Small Businesses for Grants Supporting Renewable Energy and Energy...
Get Ready for the Green Power Providers Program – January 2014

Get Ready for the Green Power Providers Program – January 2014

The Green Power Providers program will have 10 Megawatts of capacity available for solar projects.  4 of the Megawatts (MW) are reserved for residential projects. The Green Power Providers program will continue to offer participants a 20-year contract, offering 4 cents plus the retail rate for the first 10 years and the current retail rate for the second 10 years. Residential participants will receive a $1,000 rebate for joining the program.   Applications will be accepted until February 16th, and if the program is oversubscribed, a lottery will determine who gets approval.   ARiES Solar can provide you with an updated proposal quickly and easily.  Simply e-mail us, or fill out our form on our website.   Why be ready?   In August 2013, TVA opened the Green Power Providers program to allow for an additional 2.5MW and it was oversubscribed in minutes.  Literally, minutes. ...
Clean Tennessee Energy Grant Program – Pre-Proposals Due January 31, 2014

Clean Tennessee Energy Grant Program – Pre-Proposals Due January 31, 2014

The purpose of the CTEG Program is to select and fund projects that best result in a reduction of emissions and pollutants identified below. The Clean Tennessee Energy Program provides financial assistance to municipal government, county government, utility districts, and other entities created by statute (e.g. airport authority) in Tennessee to purchase, install, and construct energy projects that fit into one of the following eligible project categories: Cleaner Alternative Energy: biomass, geothermal, solar, wind Energy Conservation: Lighting, HVAC improvements, improved fuel efficiency, insulation, idling minimization Air Quality Improvement, including Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs), Greenhouse Gases   Grant Timeline The anticipated timeline for this grant round is as follows: November 1, 2013:  Request for Pre-Proposals Released  January 31, 2014:  Pre-Proposal submission deadline  February 14, 2014:  Full proposals (by invitation only) contacted for additional items February 28, 2014:  Full proposal supplemental information submission deadline Late Spring:  Announcement of Round 3 FY 2013-2014   Read more information here! Have a project in mind?  Contact...

February 10 – Meet and Greet for Potential Interns

We will be hosting a Meet and Greet for prospective interns on February 10th at 6pm in the Room 237 at the University Center.  There, we will go into detail about who ARiES is and what kind of person we a looking for as an intern.  Check out our call for...
January 10, 2014 – Teddy Wampler, Jr. to speak at East Tennessee Economic Council

January 10, 2014 – Teddy Wampler, Jr. to speak at East Tennessee Economic Council

Organized in 1973, the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) is an independent, regional, non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the federal government’s missions in Oak Ridge as well as encouraging new opportunities to fully utilize the highly-skilled talent, cutting-edge technologies and unique facilities that make up the federal reservation. ETEC works in strong partnership with federal contractors, Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration representatives, state officials, small businesses, and other local economic development organizations to seek new ways to use federal investments in science and security to create prosperity, promote regional development, and explore opportunities for growth. Ted Wampler, Jr., is President and COO of Wampler’s Farm Sausage Company. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from Tennessee Tech University, 1980. Ted, Jr. serves on the Tennessee Advisory Board of Directors of United Community Bank. Ted, Jr. was, in 2012, the first recipient of the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Person of the Year Award which recognized the efforts made toward using more sustainable energy alternatives at the company. Wampler’s Farm Sausage also won the TennSEIA Solar Champion Award for 2012. Currently, the company is installing the first commercial Proton Power CHyP (Cellulose Hydrogen Power) System in the world. He is married to Sherri, and has four children, Andrew Allen, Martha Wampler, Kristen Allen, and Ted (Trae) Wampler,...