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Electricity Rates: A Dependable Incentive for Solar

Amidst questionable government loans, Chinese panel dumping allegations, and the ups and downs of rebates and SREC markets, there is one support mechanism for solar installations that holds constant: electricity savings. As electricity rates continue to rise, rooftop solar will continue to be a viable solution to save money on your electricity bills and hedge […]

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Electricity Rates Continue On A Northward Trend

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The latest Electric Power Monthly report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows yet another increase in residential electricity rates for May. This latest increase put rates over 13% higher than they were in January of this year. In May, residential electricity rates across the U.S. were on average 11.96 cents/kWh. To put that in perspective, if […]

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Electricity Rates Up 6% Since January 2010

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Last month we reported that residential electricity rates were on the rise after a recent decline. The latest numbers out from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms that this upward trend is continuing. The March 2010 numbers show that the average residential electricity rates were 11.20 cents per kilowatt-hour compared with 10.93 cents per kwh in […]

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Electricity Rates On The Rise

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Electricity rates are on the rise again after a recent downward trend in the  U.S. according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In their monthly report they note that in February 2010, the average residential retail price increased 3.7 percent from 10.93 cents per kWh from 10.54 cents per kWh in January 2010. Hawaiiremained at the top of […]

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