Author Archives: Steve Peters

Is America’s Energy Policy Immoral?

Why are the healthiest economies of the world aggressively moving into game changing solar while the U.S. flounders? Our perception of where we are at globally is lagging. The pressure that explosive population is putting on our systems is about to explode. We have to make commitments that protect the lives of our children while we still have a chance to affect some positive change. It has to begin with a personal sense of responsibility. Many companies, institutions, governments and politicians are failing to step up to the plate. Continue reading

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US Budget Cuts Trigger Early End to Solar Energy Cash Payments

This year, a federal 30% cash rebate through the U.S. Treasury Department comes to an end. With the deprecation schedules allowed for renewable energy systems, along with the 30% cash rebate, investors were stepping forward to fund these systems for these organizations and others who either did not qualify or do not have the available funds to pay for it themselves…schools, churches, cities and others have under 4 months to take advantage of the plan… Continue reading

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US Energy Independence – Solutions for Today!

The US needs to embrace aggressive actions to preclude policy and financial decisions driven by energy dependence. We can make that happen right now. In fact, the evidence is mounting from many arenas that the next decade may be the last real chance we have to make a lasting positive impact on what we leave future generations. Continue reading

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