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An introductory primer on the financial considerations of solar installations.

How Solar Customers Save Money: A Beginner’s Guide to Net Energy Metering

Lower electric bills are one of the biggest selling points of installing a solar PV system. But how exactly does adding solar provide these savings?

Trevor HouseTrevor House

Your Solar Finance Primer: What to Know About the Top Four Solar Financing Options

A solar project is a significant investment for most customers. Fortunately, there are a number of financing options to go solar without breaking the bank.

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Evaluating Solar Financing Options: Factors for Your Customer to Consider

How do the different financing options for installing solar compare? We evaluate cash, loans, leases and PPAs and explain the key considerations for each.

Trevor HouseTrevor House

Financial Incentives for Installing Solar: A Beginner’s Guide

Installing solar may be far less expensive than you think. We've compiled the details on federal and state incentives that can dramatically cut the cost. In this beginner's guide to solar financing, we break down for you the Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC), Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs), and more.

Trevor HouseTrevor House

Quantifying the Value of a Solar Installation: Some Helpful Metrics

When choosing between installers, solar customers often want to know how to compare the value of different project designs. We explain the key metrics.

Trevor HouseTrevor House