West Virginia

West Virginia

Kelly Bragg

West Virginia's Community Solar Ideas Take Root

Solar power is starting to take root in West Virginia at a community level, said Kelly Bragg, energy development specialist with the West Virginia Office of Energy. In this interview, she also said energy efficiency remains a low priority due to the affordable cost of electricity.

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External News

Tesla Slashes Prices on Home Solar Systems to Spur Sales

Tesla has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters.
External News

Opportunity Zones: A $100-Billion Investment for the Clean Economy?

The United States Department of the Treasury has issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide.

West Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score -0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 1.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
14 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
6 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
4 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
82%

of people in West Virginia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(-2 of the national average)
(est. 1,065,777 of 1,297,118 adults)

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