Model Commercial Solar Projects in Alaska

In continuing our “model solar” series after taking a look at “residential solar” 2 weeks ago let’s take a look at what a model commercial solar projects look like in Alaska. The starting point for this discussion is the baseline incentive provided by the solar investment tax credit (ITC), which is the same value currently…

Breaking down the solar ITC tariff recommendations

The International Trade Commission (ITC) recommendations on the solar tariff case are out. We waited a few days for the dust to settle to sort out the specific recommendations. There are a few optional remedies put forth for the President to ultimately consider. All of which are less of an import tariff than called for…

What does a model home solar project look like in Anchorage?

We get a lot of questions about what a representative home solar project looks like. Let's model a 16 module system for our illustration. A 16 module system would provide 60-75% of average home annual energy in south-central Alaska. A larger project would produce a higher supply of solar energy, etc. The amount of solar…