Solar power for the do-it-yourselfer

Solar power for the do-it-yourselfer

There are 3 comments on the Sunherald.com story from Oct 11, 2013, titled Solar power for the do-it-yourselfer. In it, Sunherald.com reports that:

The SolarPod developed by Mouli Engineering of Eagan, Minn., comes with four solar panels and related parts, including a rack, that its developer says are no more challenging to assemble than furniture from Ikea.

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Solarman

La Quinta, CA

#1 Oct 12, 2013
"The basic model -- enough to run a refrigerator, TV and a bit more when the sun shines -- costs under $4,000, and is eligible for a federal tax credit and possibly other subsidies that can bring down the cost."

Read more here: http://www.sunherald.com/2013/10/11/5025147/s...

Yeah, their web site doesn't really give pricing of the pod units. But this site www.bluepacificsolar.com does give pricing on their kits, pods and systems that are deemed bimodal, on or off grid. The panel pricing in pallet quantities seem quite reasonable.
interested

Terre Haute, IN

#2 Oct 14, 2013
How much of a tax credit would it be?
10%
20%
or more?
Does anyone know?
Solarman

La Quinta, CA

#3 Oct 14, 2013
interested wrote:
How much of a tax credit would it be?
10%
20%
or more?
Does anyone know?
Federal Tax Credit of 30%, there may be more available check: www.dsireusa.org and click on your State of the Union.

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