Renewable energy in the news again, this time in the Washington Post (August 16):

“The idea of using the sun to heat water and create electricity is becoming a reality even in perennially partly cloudy Washington. People around the region are tapping tax credits, grants and home equity to add solar thermal and photovoltaic systems to their rooftops.”

“We have a wide range of economics in terms of our customer base” said Tony Clifford, president of Standard Solar Inc. in Gaithersburg. “Nobody is poor, but we have retired school teachers, engineers, architects, mid-level government workers. It’s all over the map.”

Read the full article here

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