Gulf South Solar and Alliance for Affordable Energy Hosting Solar Workshop in New Orleans

Solar power (photovoltaics) workshop

Learn how to harness the power of the sun!  On Thursday, August 20 Gulf South Solar will teach you the basics of photovoltaics, as well as discussing tax credits.

For more information, visit the Alliance For Affordable Energy’s website.

Louisiana Environmental Voter Day

Over 50 Environmental leaders from all over Louisiana came out to the Capital on Tuesday, May 26th to learn about important environmental legislation that is being considered by the Louisiana  House and Senate. Continue reading “Louisiana Environmental Voter Day”

LPB Covers Solar Bills at the Capital

Gulf South Solar, along with LSES went to the Capital on Tuesday to talk to lawmakers about a few of the many solar bills that have been submitted this session. While we were there, we were interviewed by LPB about the Solar Car Project and were asked our opinions on extending solar tax credits to businesses.

To view the interview, go to http://www.lpb.org/programs/swi/capitolbeat.html  and select “May 6th”. The solar segment is about 1/2 way through the 8 minute piece.

Gulf South Solar Exhibits at NOLA Home and Garden Show

Gulf South Solar will be exhibiting at the New Orleans Home and Garden Show, Thursday March 26 – Sunday March 29th at the Louisiana Superdome. Continue reading “Gulf South Solar Exhibits at NOLA Home and Garden Show”

House Bill No. 51 introduced

Regular Session, 2009
HOUSE BILL NO. 51
BY REPRESENTATIVE LEGER

TAX/INCOME-CREDIT:  Increases the amount of the individual income tax credit for the installation of a wind or solar energy system and authorizes the credit to apply to systems installed on commercial property.
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House Bill 32 Could Give Businesses a 50% Tax Credit for Solar

Homeowners across Louisiana who have purchase solar systems in 2008 are aware of the very generous Louisiana state tax credit and  the 30% federal tax credits available to them. Businesses however, are currently only able to claim the federal tax incentives. Continue reading “House Bill 32 Could Give Businesses a 50% Tax Credit for Solar”

Bailout Bill – What’s in it for you?

Incentives from Congress pay you to go solar

One of the provisions of The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 is the extension of the Investment Tax Credit which gives the homeowner 30% off solar systems – this means a refund or direct reduction of the tax you owe…

Incentives from Congress pay you to go solar

One of the provisions of The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 is the extension of the Investment Tax Credit which gives the homeowner 30% off solar systems – this means a refund or direct reduction of the tax you owe.

Continue reading “Bailout Bill – What’s in it for you?”