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What  is  Deregula.on   •  Deregula(on  is  when  government  reduces  its   role  and  allows  industry  greater  freedom  in  how   it  operates.  (phones,  mail,  airlines  and  now   energy  &  natural  gas)   •   The  stated  ra.onale  for  deregula.on  is  o?en   that  fewer  and  simpler  regula.ons  will  lead  to  a   raised  level  of  compe..veness,  therefore  higher   produc.vity,  more  efficiency  and  lower  prices   overall.                                          From  Wikipedia,  the  free  encyclopedia  


Brief history of US Deregulation I!

•  I  believe  very  strongly  that  people  need  to  understand   because  when  you  hear  the  word  ‘deregula.on’,  you  got  to   really  perk  your  ears  up  and  listen  to  the  person  talking   because  what  that  means  is  there  is  a  massive  transfer  of   wealth  that  is  about  to  occur  when  any  deregula.on   happens.     •  And  if  you  really  want  to  go  back  to  the  history  of   deregula.on,  there  has  been  4  major  deregula.ons  in  the   United  States,  and  the  first  one,  people  don’t  even  realize   what  happened,  was  actually  the  mail  industry.  There  is  a   guy  named  Larry  Hillblom,  and  he  sued  the  US  mail  system   and  said  “you  have  a  monopoly  on  taking  mail  around  the   United  States.”  Well,  he  won,  and  it  opened  up  the  door  for   DHL,  FedEx  and  UPS,  which  as  we  all  know,  are  billion  dollar   companies  out  there.      


Brief history of US Deregulation II   •  The  second  major  deregula.on  that  happened  a?er  the  mail   industry  was  the  airline  industry,  and  companies  like  Southwest,  Air   Tran,  Fron.er  Airlines,  those  kind  of  airlines  were  born  out  of  the   deregula.on  of  the  airline  industry,  and  again,  a  massive  transfer  of   wealth  happened,  and  billion  dollar  companies  were  born.     •  One  of  the  biggest  deregula.ons  of  the  history  of  the  United  States   un.l  now  has  been  the  phone  deregula.on,  and  most  people   remember  when  Ma  Bell,  Southwestern  Bell  deregulated  and   AT&T,  Sprint,  and  all  these  billion  dollar  companies  were  born.     •  And  finally  we  get  to  the  point  now,  which  is  the  most  important.   Warren  BuffeY  and  Bill  Gates  were  interviewed  at  MSNBC.com  and   it  was  at  Gail  University.  They  were  doing  an  interview  together,   and  they  were  asked,  “Where  do  you  think  the  next  wave  of   millionaires  is  going  to  come  from?”,  and  Warren  BuffeY  said,  in  no   uncertain  terms  “Guys,  the  deregula?on  of  the  energy  market  will   create  more  millionaires  than  any  other  deregula?on  in  history   because  of  the  size  of  the  market  in  the  United  States  right  now."    


How I got turned on to Deregulation! •  I  was  working  in  the  Solar  Thermal  industry   and  a  very  close  friend  of  mine  came  to  me,   not  looking  to  make  money  or  to  profit  or   anything  like  that,  he  just  came  up  to  me  and   said,  “  I  know  you’re  into  solar  and  things  like   that  but  what  about  if  people  can’t  afford  it”?   “Did  you  know  that  you  can  switch  away  from   the  monopoly?  In  fact,  the  state  encourages  it   so  the  consumer  can  pay  a  lower  price  and  you   can  get  a  beEer  electric  &  gas  bill  .”  


That’s when it hit me!! •  What  if  people  could  use  the  system  as  it   exists  now,  get  a  new  energy  supplier,  save   enough  money  to  jus.fy  the  purchase  of  their   very  own  solar  hot  water/electric  systems,   become  energy  independent  and  then  help   others  do  the  same.  (see  step  by  step  process   below)  


The Rub!! “The  only  catch  was  that  all  the  deregulated   states  were  either  up  north  (PA,  NJ,  MD,CN,&   NY)”  Mid-­‐west  (Ohio,  IN,  IL),  West-­‐coast  (CA)   &  TX.   Without  the  advantage  of  deregula.on  states   like  NC.  have  to  fall  back  on  increased  tax  credits   as  their  incen.ve  to  go  with  renewable   technologies  or  wait  for  the  mandated   deregula.on  to  come  to  each  state.    


The Research I! •  That  one  liYle  conversa.on  sparked  me  to   start  inves.ga.ng  how  I  could  get  my  mom   and  other  Philadelphia,  New  Jersey  &  New   York  rela.ves  to  save  money  by  switching   their  services.  I  found  out  that  “Yes,  you  can   switch  bills  away  from  the  monopoly  and   really  save  money  with  no  strings  aYached.”  It   was  a  preYy  simple  conversion.   •  That  was  the  beginning  of  it  for  me!     hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx   www.GreenBrotherSolar.com  


What I do Now!! •  Part  of  my  job  is  not  to  sell  electricity  or  gas,  or  try  to   convince  someone  to  switch,  it’s  just  to  educate  people.   The  whole  point  of  deregula.on  is  to  allow  the  consumer   to  not  have  to  pay  the  highest  price  in  the  market  when  the   monopoly  controls  you.  So,  when  a  state  deregulates,  and   PA,  NJ,  &  MD  were  a  few  of  the  states  to  do  it  correctly,   other  states  are  now  choosing,  state  by  state  to  do  the   same.  As  we  get  deeper  into  this,  and  as  each  state  sets  the   example  of  deregula.on  working,  and  allowing  the   consumer  to  have  a  lower  bill  and  the  same  reliability   they’ve  already  goYen,  there  are  many  many  more  states   that  are  either  about  to  deregulate,  or  are  in  the  process  of     deregula.ng  as  we  go  into  the  future.  (GA  &  TN  are  next)  


Deregulated  States  


A  Buyers  Guide  to  purchasing      

                               Gas/Electric  commodi.es                                                      from  suppliers  

    Part I Natural Gas! Part II Electricity !


Part I! Residential/ Commercial Natural Gas Shopping Guide! For  Customers  of     Xoom  &  Planet  Energy  


How  we  get  the  gas   •  The  gas  lines  that  run  down  your  street  and  into   your  home  are  s.ll  owned  and  operated  by  your   local  natural  gas  distribu.on  company.  The  rates   for  that  distribu.on  part  of  your  service  are   regulated  by  the  your  local  Public  U.lity   Commission.  But  many  consumers  can  choose   the  company  that  provides  the  gas  supply  por.on   of  their  natural  gas  service  through  their   regulated  company’s  distribu.on  lines.   Check  out  this  informa.ve  video  on  deregula.on  


Suppliers  must  be  licensed!!   •  Only  suppliers  licensed  by  the  your  local  Public  U.lity   Commission  can  sell  natural  gas  supply  to  consumers  in  the   state.  Some  suppliers  may  offer  natural  gas  supply  service   that  is  cheaper  than  the  gas  supply  you  normally  would   •  buy  from  your  local  natural  gas  distribu.on  company.   Other  suppliers  may  offer  longer  or  shorter   •  contracts  for  service  at  a  fixed  or  variable  price.  The  price   of  gas  from  your  local  natural  gas  distribu.on   •  company  must  be  approved  by  the  Public  U.lity   Commission  and  typically  changes  on  a  quarterly  basis,   •  depending  on  what  the  company  pays  for  gas  in  the   wholesale  natural  gas  market.  


How To Shop for Natural Gas! •  A  “price  to  compare”  is  the  amount  that  you  will   pay  for  your  gas  supply  if  you  con.nue  to  buy   •  from  your  local  natural  gas  distribu.on  company.   Each  regulated  local  gas  u.lity  has  its  “price  to   •  compare”  in  either  cents  per  ccf  (100  cubic  feet)   or  dollars  per  Mcf  (1,000  cubic  feet).  So,  for   example,  a  price  of  $5.00  per  Mcf  is  comparable   to  a  price  of  50  cents  per  ccf.  


Price To Compare! •  •  •  • 

Price  to  Compare                                            $  4.00/Mcf   New  Supplier  Price                                              3.00/Mcf   Savings                                                                                  $  1.00/Mcf   Monthly  Use                                                                        X  10  Mcf  

•  Savings  per  Month                                                    $10.00  


Price To Compare II   •  As  the  figures  show,  if  your  natural  gas   distribu.on  company’s  price  to  compare  is                           •                                                 $4.00  per  Mcf   •  and  the  compe.ng  natural  gas  supplier  is   charging  $3.00,  then  you  can  save  $1.00  on   every  Mcf  you  use.  If  you  use  10  Mcf  in  a   month,  then  you  will  save  $10.00  that  month.  


Why Switch….less money!!! •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

If  you  have  natural  gas  heat,  you  will  use  much   more  natural  gas  in  the  winter  months  than  you  do  in  the   summer.  The  best  place  to  find  your  monthly  usage  is  on   your  monthly  gas  bills.  Once  you  know  your  u.lity’s  price   to  compare  and  your  typical  monthly  usage,  you  can  begin   to  shop  for  your  natural  gas  supplier.  By  comparing  the   supplier’s  price  with  your  natural  gas  distribu.on   company’s  price  to  compare,  you  can  find  out  whether  or   not  you  will  save  money  by  switching.  


Other  por.ons  of  your  gas  bill  you   must  pay  !!!   •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

It  is  also  important  to  note  that  we  have  only   included  the  supply  por.on  of  your  natural  gas  bill  in   our  comparison  charts.  All  customers  will  also  have   to  pay  other  charges  to  their  natural  gas  distribu.on   company  to  have  the  natural  gas  delivered  to  their   home.  Those  charges  are  the  same  regardless  of   who  supplies  your  natural  gas  and  will  not  affect  the   amount  of  your  monthly  savings.  


The Delivery Charge! ! This  is  the  price  you  pay  to  your  local  gas  u.lity  for  the   cost  of  transpor.ng  or  delivering  natural  gas  from  the   City  Gate  to  your  home  or  business  regardless  of  whether   the  gas  is  purchased  from  the  u.lity  or  an  retail  provider.   You  cannot  choose  who  provides  your  natural  gas   delivery  service.  This  charge  is  to  compensate  your  local   u.lity  for  the  cost  of  maintaining  the  lines  and   transpor.ng  natural  gas  to  your  home  or  business.  It   includes  charges  for  things  like  meter  reading,  billing,   equipment  and  maintenance  and  is  regulated  by  the   Illinois  Commerce  Commission  (ICC).  The  local  u.lity   con.nues  to  provide  this  service  regardless  of  whether   the  gas  is  purchased  from  the  u.lity  or  a  retail  provider.    


Total monthly gas bill!

•  New  Supplier  Price  per  Mcf                          $3.00   •  Monthly  Usage                                                                X  10  Mcf   •  Monthly  Usage  Cost                                                  $30.00   •  Monthly  Fee  (distribu.on/carrying/delivery)                       •                                                                                                                       $5  to  $25     Monthly  Supply  &  other  fees    for   10  Mcf  per  month                                                                  $35.00  


Prices  Change  !!                  You  should  realize  this  from  the  beginning     •  Always  contact  the  supplier  or  representa.ve   directly  to  make  sure  that  you  understand  the   price  you  have  to  pay  plus  all  other  contract   terms,  such  as  the  length  of  the  contract,   whether  the  price  is  fixed  or  variable,  and  any   other  fees  for  switching  to  or  from  a  par.cular   supplier.  Your  natural  gas  distribu.on  company’s   price  to  compare  may  change  quarterly,  too.  


Alternative Energy Suppliers! •  Alterna.ve  Energy  Suppliers  for  Illinois   •  For  Illinois  I  represent  Xoom  Energy   •               (you  can  order  from  this  link)  


Complaints  and  disagreements   •                                         Chief  Clerk's  Office  (for  problems)   •  The  Chief  Clerk's  Office  is  responsible  for  all   Commission  records  rela.ng  to  public  u.lity   maYers.  This  consists  of,  but  is  not  limited  to,   case  files,  rates  and  tariffs,  hearing  schedules,   documents  served  and  annual  reports.  Chief   execu.ve  officer  and  designated  agent   informa.on  for  u.li.es  also  are  maintained   and  updated  by  the  Chief  Clerk's  Office.    


Other references! •  hYp://www.icc.illinois.gov/ags/ consumereduca.on.aspx#s7  

hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx   www.GreenBrotherSolar.com  


Electricity! •  Over  just  the  past  ten  years,  the  exis.ng  U.S.   market  for  compe..ve  electricity  has  grown   an  es.mated  $30  billion  (now  reaching  the   $180  billion  plateau),  and  U.S.  compe..ve   power  sales  are  only  expected  to  increase,   projec.ng  as  much  as  10%  in  2011.  Few   industries  of  this  size  have  remained  “under   the  radar”  for  so  long  –  but  that  era  has  finally   ended.  


Early History of U.S. Electricity Deregulation!

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Deregulated  Electric  States   ‘02  -­‐10  


Retail  Energy  Provider  


Larger independent retail energy providers !


Integrated energy companies ! Wholesalers  turned  retailers  or  both  


Energy services / efficiency companies & Telecom Acquirers !

                                                                                     Telecom  companies:  

   IDT  Telecom          A.C.N.  with      Xoom & Planet Energy


Retail Energy Suppliers! •  Today  there  are  hundreds  of  Retail  energy   providers  na.on-­‐wide  that  sell  electricity  to   customers  and  handle  customer  service  and   billing;  and  compete  for  customers  by  offering   pricing  op.ons,  renewable  energy  op.ons,   added  customer  service  benefits,  or  other   incen.ves.     hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx   www.GreenBrotherSolar.com    


The  Buyer  should  look  for  the  best   company  &  deal  possible!     •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •   

Unique  brand  and  reputa.on   Low  complaint  ra.o   Superior  customer  service   Poruolio  of  sa.sfied  customers  on  fixed,  variable  &  hybrid   contracts     Product  differen.a.on  and  diversifica.on   Proprietary  technology  along  customer  acquisi.on,  service   and  billing   Low  rates  across  many  months   Niche  marke.ng  approaches  such  as  affinity  programs  &   network  marke.ng  


Conclusion! !

  •  Today,  less  than  20%  of  total  U.S.  power  customers  have  switched   (up  from  less  than  10%  a  few  years  prior),  but  nearly  half  of   customers  in  deregulated  markets  have  switched,  and  this  trend  is   con.nuing.  Witnessing  the  success  of  the  Texas  model,  states  such   as  NY,  PA,  GA,  CA,  MI,  OH,  CT,  and  DE  are  following  suit.  As  more   states  deregulate  power  markets,  opportuni.es  exist  for  Retail   Energy  Provider  entrants  to  take  shares  from  the  u.lity   incumbents.   •   The  winners  and  losers  have  yet  to  be  iden.fied,  but  this  shows   that  a  transforma.on  of  the  deregulated  power  markets  is   underway.  Big  profits  are  being  made!    

 

hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx     www.GreenBrotherSolar.com  


Conclusion! II   •  So  as  you  can  see  there  are  two  sides  to  energy   deregula.on.  You  can  become  a  customer  and  just   save  money  if  you  want  to.  You  can  just  switch  over,   no  cost,  no  charge,  no  transfer  fee,  become  a   customer  and  save  money.     •  My  mother,  aunt  and  many  of  my  friends  started  off   like  this.   •  The  second  side  of  this  is  to  make  money  turning  other   people  on  to  it.  I  quickly  decided  I  wanted  to  share  the   opportunity  of  doing  this  along  with  my  other   business,  Green  Brothers  Solar.    I  found  out  that  you   could  get  a  license  to  sell  electricity  but    


Conclusion! III   it  takes  $54  million  dollars  or  more  to  be   licensed  by  the  state  to  buy  and  sell  energy.  The   average  person  can’t  do  that.   A  good  friend  of  mine  L.  Manning  approached   me  during  one  of  my  unusually  slow  periods   with  an  opportunity.  He  said  there  was  a   company  out  there  that  allows  customers  to   come  into  the  the  energy  business  as  either   customers  or  small  business  owners.  


A Leap Of Faith! •  In  2012  I  took  a  leap  of  faith  into  the  Telecom   and  energy  business  hoping  I  could  show   people  how  to  save  money  now,  reduce  their   over-­‐all  energy  costs  and  have  enough  in  a   short  .me  to  afford  to  move  step  by  step  into   a  hybrid  conven.onal/renewable  energy   lifestyle.   •                       (see  www.GreenBrotherSolar.com)  


It’s  Working!   More  people  than  ever  are  now  Envisioning  a   future  where  they  are  either  significantly  off  of   the  grid  or  are  completely  energy  independent.  

 

 

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Other ways to Reduce Use! •  Weatherize  your  home  and  prac.ce  energy   conserva.on.     •  Follow  the  energy  saving  .ps  below:     hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx     www.GreenBrotherSolar.com    


10 Best Energy Saving Tips!                                            1.  Monitor  Your  Energy  Use   You  can  reduce  your  monthly  electric  expenses  —   typically  by  as  much  as  15  percent,  according  to  a  recent   IBM  study  —  by  knowing  how  much  power  you’re   actually  using  and  where  you  can  most  effec.vely  cut   back.  Add  a  plug  load  monitor  ($25  and  up)  to  any  outlet   where  you  plug  in  an  appliance  or  device;  the  monitor   will  display  how  much  energy  the  device  is  consuming   and  when,  helping  you  decide  which  ones  should  be   turned  off  and  at  what  .me.          


#2                                        Install  Dimmer  Switches   Not  yet  ready  to  say  bye-­‐bye  to  incandescent   bulbs?  Then  consider  that  simply  dimming  a   light  by  10  percent  more  than  doubles  the  bulb's   life  —  and  switches  only  cost  about  $10.          


#3                                  Set  a  Programmable  Thermostat   This  handy  item  —  widely  available  for  about  $50   —  can  help  you  save  almost  $200  a  year  by  turning   down  the  heat  at  certain  .mes  of  day  or  night.  For   every  degree  you  lower  your  thermostat  for  an   eight-­‐hour  period,  you  cut  energy  use  by  about  1   percent.  So,  if  you  set  it  back  10  degrees  overnight,   you  can  save  10  percent.          


#4                                      Buy  an  Insula(ng  "Blanket"   Get  your  hot-­‐water  heater  its  own  blankie!  This   $20  investment  can  lower  your  water-­‐hea.ng   costs  by  9  percent,  says  the  U.S.  Department  of   Energy.          


#5              Install  an  Energy  Star-­‐Rated  Ceiling  Fan   Prices  start  at  just  $30.  In  cooler  months,  run   the  fan  in  a  clockwise  direc.on  to  push  warm  air   down  from  the  ceiling,  reducing  HVAC  load  by  as   much  as  10  percent.  And  in  the  summer,  reverse   the  mo.on  to  circulate  cool  air  —  and  make  the   temperature  feel  up  to  eight  degrees  cooler!          


#6                                                          Dodge  the  DraS   Here's  how:  Install  permanent  weather  stripping   around  your  windows  and  doors  to  seal  in  heat   and  keep  out  chilly  gusts.  You  can  buy  about  15   feet  of  weather  stripping  for  less  than  $10  —   saving  you  up  to  15  percent  in  hea.ng  and   cooling  costs.      


#7                  Install  Insula(ng  Window  Treatments   Cellular  and  honeycomb  shades  will  help  you   reduce  both  heat  loss  (up  to  86  percent)  and   gain  (up  to  80  percent)  in  one  fell  swoop.  And   they  won't  break  the  bank:  These  shades  start  at   roughly  $25  a  window.        


#8                        Replace  the  Aerator  on  Your  Faucet   For  just  $5,  an  efficient  aerator  will  reduce  flow   from  the  usual  2.2  gallons  per  minute  (gpm)  to  a   thri?y  1.5  gpm  —  a  big  return  on  a  small   investment  and  a  good  way  to  conserve  an   increasingly  precious  resource.          


#9   Reduce  your  water  heater  temperature  from   140  degrees  to  120  degrees, ��which  is  the   recommended  temperature  se|ng  according  to   the  U.S.  Department  of  Energy,  to  save  about  $7   a  month.  


#10   Discover  the  Cold  Water  Wash   Water  hea.ng  accounts  for  90  percent  of  the   energy  used  by  washing  machines.  Washing  in  hot   water  costs  20  to  40  cents  per  load.  That  adds  up,   and  it’s  not  necessary,  except  for  special  loads  such   as  diapers  or  stained  work  clothes.  Try  washing  in   cold  water  using  cold  water  detergents,  and  wash   full  loads  whenever  possible.  On  sunny  days,  use   the  clothesline  instead  of  the  dryer.  Use  essen.als   to  increase  germ  killing  proper.es.    


Other Energy Saving Tips I! •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

Unplug  cell  phone  chargers.   Wash  and  dry  your  clothes  a?er  7  PM.   Replace  your  incandescent  light  bulbs  compact  fluorescent  bulbs  (CFLs).   Ensure  that  all  windows  and  doors  are  well  sealed  to  keep  room  temperature  stable.     Turn  off  any  unnecessary  lights,  electronic  devices  and  appliances  when  possible.   Use  fans  throughout  the  house  to  keep  air  circula.on  and  comfortable  room  temperatures.   Turn  off  bathroom  exhaust  fan  at  least  20  minutes  a?er  you  shower.       Kitchen  ven.la.on  should  also  be  off  within  20  minutes  a?er  you  finish  cooking.   Replace  your  A/C  filter  every  30  days  or  so  to  avoid  any  excess  use  of  the  A/C.   Ensure  that  your  A/C  and  heat  ven.la.ons  remain  unblocked  at  all  .mes.   Programmable  thermostats  help  you  maintain  a  comfortable  environment  at  home.     Replace  your  A/C  unit  if  it’s  more  than  15  years  old.   Most  appliances  are  built  with  energy  saving  technology.  Replace  any  household  item  that   may  be  older  than  10  years  to  make  use  of  such  advancement.   Your  water  heater  should  not  exceed  120°.   Try  to  empty  your  water  heater  regularly—every  120  days  or  less—to  avoid  sediment.      

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Other Energy Saving Tips II! •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  • 

Do  not  overload  your  dishwasher.  By  doing  so,  you  will  waste    both  water  and  electricity.   When  washing  clothes,  use  cold  water  as  o?en  as  possible.   Set  your  refrigerator  temperature  between  37  and  40  degrees  and  no  less  than  5  degrees  for  your  freezer.   Remove  any  frost  build-­‐up  from  your  freezer.     Do  not  open  the  refrigerator  or  freezer  unnecessarily.  This  will  cause  the  fridge  to  keep  itself  cool  and   avoid  replacing  warm  air  less  o?en.   Keep  your  freezer  full.  By  doing  so,  it  will  operate  much  efficiently  and  use  less  power  to  keep  it  cool.   Clean  the  condenser  coils  on  the  back  of  your  refrigerator  as  o?en  as  possible.   When  washing,  separate  your  heavy  clothes  (i.e.  towels,  jeans,  quilts)  from  your  lighter  clothes  (i.e.  socks,   t-­‐shirts,  shorts).     Remember  to  remove  any  lint  build-­‐up  from  your  dryer  screen  every  three  or  less  loads.   Air-­‐dry  any  items  of  clothing  that  you  consider  possible.   Do  not  overload  your  dryer  to  capacity.  Allow  some  of  the  air  inside  to  circulate  to  avoid  overhea.ng  and   excessive  use  of  power.   Computers  should  be  set  to  sleep  whenever  they  are  not  in  use.   Any  other  electronic  gadgets  such  as  faxes,  copiers  and  printers  should  be  off  un.l  you  are  ready  to  use   them.   When  reading,  direct  a  lamp  directly  on  your  book  instead  of  brightening  the  en.re  room.   Keeping  TVs,  lamps  and  other  heat-­‐emi|ng  devices  away  from  your  thermostat  will  prevent  it  from   miscalcula.ng  the  actual  room  temperature.    

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Solar in 3 Years! •  HOW  TO  BRING  YOUR  ELECTRIC/GAS  BILL   DOWN  TO  ZERO                IN  THREE  YEARS  


Go  Solar  I   •  I  have  been  traveling  for  the  last  few  months   working  with  solar  clients  in  many  states  in  the   northeast  &  installing  solar  hot  water  on  farms  in   Western  North  Carolina.  The  northeastern  states   of  New  York,  Maryland,  New  Jersey,  Pennsylvania   and  Connec.cut  have  something  that  we  in   North  Carolina  don’t  have,  Energy  Deregula.on.   For  many  folks  in  the  West  Coast  energy   deregula.on  has  been  a  challenging  proposi.on   and  has  lead  to  a  divided  conversa.on  of  its   value  to  the  consumer.    


Go  Solar  II   •  The  fact  is  like  telephone  deregula.on  of  the  80’s  we   will  eventually  choose  who  will  be  the  next  Sprints/T-­‐ mobile’s/and  Verizon’s  of  the  energy  world.   •  With  a  liYle  research  we  have  the  opportunity  to  be   ahead  of  the  curve  as  this  the  last  of  the  large   government  regulated  industries  goes  deregulated.     •  I  have  seen  where  energy  deregula.on  along  with  a   three  step  plan  to  get  your  home  or  property   progressively  independent  of  the  energy  grid  is  not   only  a  posi.ve  way  to  go  but  can  bring  the  added   benefit  of  bringing  extra  cash  into  the  homeowner  or   business’s  pocket.  


The plan works like this!! !    The  first  year  you  make  as  many  home/business   energy  improvements  as  possible  thereby  saving   as  much  as  $40-­‐300  a  month  with  simple  DIY   projects.  (see  changes  you  can  make  above)  


Find A Retail Energy Provider! 1b.  Also  in  year  one  you  should  find  a  reputable   company  that  supplies  your    electric/gas  at  a   cheaper  rate  than  your  u.lity  and  sign  up.  You  can   save  here  a  boat-­‐load  of  money  (up  to  20%  for  both   electricity  and  gas  in    some  areas.)   Read  my  Energy  Shoppers  guide  to  navigate  some   of  the  pit  falls.  Link  below  to  my  retail  energy  site.   hYp://accem.shopacnrep.com/energy/index.aspx    


My  solar  op.ons     2.  In  year  two  install  a  solar  hot  water  system   onto  your  property  ($6,500  fully  installed)   Receive  30%  federal  tax  credit  &  35%  state   credit.  www.GreenBrotherSolar.com   **  state  credits  are  different  for  each  state.   (Used  solar  systems  can  be  brought  for  as  liYle   as  $2,500)  


Best  price  PV  op.on   3.  In  year  three  install  one  3-­‐5  Kw  solar  electric   system  onto  the  property.   •  At  this  point  you  should  be  80-­‐90%  energy  –   independent.  www.wholesalesolar.com   •  Each  succeeding  year  you  can  con.nue  to  beef-­‐ up  your  system  with  addi.onal  panels  and  things   like  solar  floor  hea.ng.        


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