Homeowner’s Guide to Going Solar | Department of Energy

Hundreds of thousands of solar panels have popped up across the country as an increasing number of Americans choose to power their daily lives with the sun’s energy.  Since 2008, hundreds of thousands of solar panels have popped up across the country as an increasing number of Americans choose to power their daily lives with […]

How the Inflation Reduction Act could lower your home energy bill

It’s not the most stylish, or possibly most fulfulling, part of upgrading a home. But more energy-efficient heating, cooling, power and water usage can net savings that really adds up for household budgets and for doing right by the planet. Congressional action aims to return more incentives, mostly via tax credits and rebates, to the […]

How to qualify for Inflation Reduction Act climate tax breaks, rebates

For households, the incentives help make things like rooftop solar panels, electric vehicles and energy-efficient appliances more affordable, in a bid to more quickly transition the U.S. toward cleaner sources of energy. The Inflation Reduction Act, passed by House Democrats on Friday and headed to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature, is the most ambitious climate spending […]