Buying solar panels for your home

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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). Each of these three paths has its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we'll ...

Anatomy of a solar lease

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One of the biggest disadvantages of solar power is the steep price tag that stands between homeowners and their shiny new solar panels. Although the installed price of solar PV systems has decreased by 50% in the last five years, the initial cost is still significant for most homeowners. One way to make solar energy more ...

Disadvantages of Solar Energy

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 careful planning. Solar energy is intermittent A question that often arises is: what happens when it's a ...