News Category: Solar financing

  • Searching for the Best Solar Installer in the City of Angels

    Searching for the Best Solar Installer in the City of Angels

    11 Dec 2017

    More solar energy capacity has been installed in Los Angeles than any other U.S. city, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission pointed out in a May 25, 2017 letter recommending that the city amend the Los Angeles Municipal Code to require that solar...

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  • Solar Carports, Incentives and the Investment Tax Credit—It’s Complicated, Kinda

    Solar Carports, Incentives and the Investment Tax Credit—It’s Complicated, Kinda

    29 Nov 2017

    Solar carports and canopies are ideal solutions for solar power when rooftop solar might not work, but as the Investment Tax Credit incentive has evolved what's covered in terms of solar carports has changed. Here's what you should know.

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  • Solar Energy in South Carolina

    Solar Energy in South Carolina

    11 Nov 2017

    Solar energy installations and capacity in South Carolina have taken a turn for the better since enactment of the state Distributed Energy Resource Program Act in 2014, and they have been rising since.

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  • Comparing the Big Solar Installers: SolarCity, Sunrun and Vivint Solar

    Comparing the Big Solar Installers: SolarCity, Sunrun and Vivint Solar

    08 Nov 2017

    All over the US homeowners have opportunities for going solar now. But three alone, SolarCity, Sunrun and Vivint Solar, have together installed about half of all the solar rooftops in the US. So if you’re considering one of these companies, here’s wh...

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  • What are the steps to a solar panel installation?

    What are the steps to a solar panel installation?

    08 Nov 2017

    You've made the decision to join your neighbors and go solar. So now what? The process begins with a series of steps that can take months be complete before you can enjoy making your own power with your solar panels.

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  • Free solar panels

    Free solar panels

    01 Nov 2017

    You’ve seen ads for free solar panels or free solar rooftops, but are they actually free? Companies offering free solar are actually offering zero-down solar power agreements through a loan, lease or power-purchase agreement instead of buying them ou...

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  • Are solar panels worth it?

    Are solar panels worth it?

    27 Sep 2017

    As a general rule solar power has a lot of advantages. It's good for the environment, increasingly affordable and provides a modicum of freedom from utilities.

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  • Solar Payback

    Solar Payback

    20 Sep 2017

    A lot of people still think solar is still expensive. The truth is, the price of installing solar panels for your home has fallen drastically over the last few years and is now one of the most cost competitive forms of energy production for both util...

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