How the Federal Solar Tax Credit Makes Your PV System Even Cheaper

The United States government really wants you to go solar. And it wants you to do so affordably. This is why it launched a very generous solar incentive that allows you to claim a 30% tax credit after installing your photovoltaic (PV) system. But how does the federal solar tax credit work? And is it … Continue reading “How the Federal Solar Tax Credit Makes Your PV System Even Cheaper”

How Net Metering Boosts the ROI of Your Solar Installation

Net metering is one of the most popular solar incentives ever created. Unlike tax credits or rebates (which provide one-time benefits), net metering delivers on-going dividends over the entire 25+ year lifetime of your solar installation. But what is net metering? And more important, what benefits do you—the system owner—receive from this solar incentive? Net … Continue reading “How Net Metering Boosts the ROI of Your Solar Installation”

What Is the Best Way to Pay for Your Solar PV Installation?

Prospective clients often ask, “What is the best way to pay for a solar PV installation?” But honestly, there is no single “best.” Every customer is different, and each financing option offers its own unique advantages. Below are 3 of the most popular ways customers “go solar.” 1. Financing Your System with a Solar Lease … Continue reading “What Is the Best Way to Pay for Your Solar PV Installation?”

What Is the Average Payback Period of a Solar Installation?

Although installing photovoltaic (PV) panels offers a number of environmental benefits, the main reason customers go solar is because of the savings: Whether you finance your PV system with leases, low-interest loans, or cash, solar panels reduce your monthly utility bills immediately (starting on Day 1). With a large enough PV installation, it’s possible to … Continue reading “What Is the Average Payback Period of a Solar Installation?”