28 Oct '11, 2pm

Leasing Options Bringing Solar Awareness to the Masses

Leasing Options Bringing Solar Awareness to the Masses

Leasing programs have allowed the industry to get more in-tune with the public. It also has garnered more recognition through creative marketing campaigns and business strategies, and companies are taking notice. At Solar Power International, several established solar companies are introducing solar leasing programs to their business models in hopes of reaching a broader customer base. SANYO has announced that it is partnering with Brightgrid to introduce a three-tier leasing program. Customers have the option of putting no money down, a partial payment, or paying for the system in full. Why pay in full? The program strives to take the uncertainty out of solar, and each plan includes the install costs and a 20-year maintenance and monitoring program. “We wanted to make it available for everybody, and when you don’t have to put up any upfront payment, everyone can afford it...

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