A surge in solar projects of local homeowners shines the light on a problem: the funds for solar rebates are already gone just five months into the year. Two special funds used to offer rebates to homeowners who install the sun-powered systems have already been drained just five months into the year. Holy Cross Energy has allocated almost $1.1 million in solar rebates. The Community Office for Resource Efficiency, better known as CORE, blew through its $200,000 budget.“We spent our rebates in the first four months of the year,” said CORE interim director Nathan Ratledge.
By Scott Condon, June 5, 2009 The Aspen Times

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