GetSolar Announces New Website and Fed ITC Tax Credit Info for Consumers

This press release introduces customers to GetSolar's new look and highlights the very significant enhancements to US solar incentive policy.

GetSolar Announces New Website and Fed ITC Tax Credit Info for Consumers
San Francisco, CA, February 05, 2009 --( GetSolar Announces New Website and Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) Information for Potential Solar Customers. announced the launch of its new-look website for US customers interested in learning more about residential and commercial solar energy and green-build solutions. With a directory of more than 2800 solar- and green-energy vendors, and with over 100 articles on a range of topics, GetSolar is one of the top destinations for potential solar customers. The new GetSolar website has more information on state-sponsored solar incentives as well as enhanced search visibility in the solar installer directory. The company has also published a series of articles on the recently renewed 30-percent federal investment tax credit (ITC), from which the $2,000 cap for residential solar electric customers was removed. When combined with state and local incentives, the ITC can help educated consumers save almost 45 percent on the total cost of a new solar system.

Founder Matt Jennison says: “Now is a great time to invest in solar and other renewable energy technologies for the home and business. Government incentives have increased and solar panel prices have fallen. 2009 is the perfect time to position for the inevitable rebound of higher energy prices. Our GetSolar Vendor Partners are ready to come out and perform a customized site analysis and install systems today, nationwide. Together, we can meet the challenge of our national mandate to reduce our dependence on foreign energy, combat C02 emissions, and create jobs in America.”

About GetSolar

Privately held was founded in 2007 in Cambridge, MA, as a go-to place to discover, debate and deliver solutions for the clean economy. Whether looking for solar panel installers, green-build architects, solar news and commentary, residential and commercial customers can find it at

The company's founder Matt Jennison had a vision while a grad student at MIT to bring solar mainstream in the United States through fast search, daily news, a deep solar and green-build directory. Partnering with many of the nation's best solar companies, GetSolar helps the US consumer make informed choices in the expanding clean energy marketplace and connect with top solar companies locally and nationwide.

The GetSolar Team is a vibrant and engaged group of professionals, all passionately committed to bringing clean energy to America. They have developed the GetSolar platform using the best in Search Engine Optimization, Internet Marketing, and Original Content. The Company is currently headquartered in San Francisco, CA and serves the entire US solar market.

Adam Sewall
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