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May 8, 2022

How Much Do Rooftop Solar Panels Cost?

A rooftop solar array can cost anywhere from $15,000 (for a home with minimal energy needs in a state like Florida) to $30,000 upfront for a medium to large home further north. Accounting for the 30% solar tax credit given to rooftop panel owners brings these numbers down to about $10,000 and $25,000, respectively. Still, it’s important to recognize that… Continue Reading

May 8, 2022

How Much Does Community Solar Cost?

With community solar, you don’t install anything on your property and you don’t pay any upfront or ongoing fees. In fact, you can save 10 to 15 percent on your electricity bill. That makes community solar the most affordable form of solar energy. Learn More: Solar Too Expensive For Your Household? Not Anymore Continue Reading

May 8, 2022

What Are the Different Ways to Get Solar?

There are a few different ways to go solar, and each has its own advantages. The two most common choices you’ll see are rooftop and community solar. Both are awesome, but they work for different people and different reasons. Rooftop solar is costly upfront and involves an installation on your property. If you’re one of the fortunate few Americans that… Continue Reading

May 8, 2022

Am I Eligible For Rooftop Solar?

To get rooftop solar, you’ll have to check off a few boxes. First, you’ll need to own your home. You’ll also need a suitable roof for solar, meaning it faces the right direction and isn’t shaded by obstacles like trees or other buildings. Lastly, you’ll need a good credit score (usually above 680) and enough savings to handle the upfront… Continue Reading

May 8, 2022

Why Community Solar?

About 80% of American households can’t install solar on their rooftop—and there’s no single cause. One third of Americans can’t participate in solar energy simply because they rent their homes. Some have shaded, aging, or poorly-oriented roofs, while others can’t afford the upfront cost or have insufficient credit to get solar loans. Community solar fills in that massive gap in… Continue Reading