With rising electricity costs, more and more homeowners are looking to solar energy as a way to reduce their energy bills, while helping the environment. In a number of states, the cost of electricity from solar panels is already the
With more and more homeowners choosing to install solar panels (more than 600,000 homes in the U.S. now), both homeowners and appraisers/realtors need to better understand how solar panels affect the value of a home.
Whether the PV system is owned
There are three different paths to putting solar panels on your roof. You can purchase them outright, you can lease them or you can choose to be a solar utility customer (also known as a power purchasing agreement, or PPA).
Being in the business of solar energy, we tend to tell you a lot about the positives. You may be wondering, what are the disadvantages? There are a few, but most of these are manageable or completely avoidable with some
For most property owners, “going solar” is a complex decision. From the brand of the solar panels to the track record of installers, from the structural impact on the roof to aesthetic considerations, there are many factors that shape the