16 Sep '11, 4pm

SunRun Wants To Debunk Some Myths About Home Solar Power - First, High Upfront

SunRun Wants To Debunk Some Myths About Home Solar Power - First, High Upfront

You don't have to own the solar panels: Did you know you can save money with solar and not even have to own the panels? New leasing and power purchase agreements mean you can get solar for little or no upfront cost and just pay monthly for the power the system produces. Companies that provide this service even maintain and monitor the panels so you don't have to do it yourself. Get credit with the utility for unused power: Did you know that with solar energy you can get credit with the utility for power you don't use? You are still connected to the grid so when your panels produce more than you use, the power goes back to the grid and you receive a credit. A risk-free investment: If you switch to a solar power service where you don't own the panels, you can lock in a fixed rate for clean energy that is equal to or less than what you pay your utility. This means you'll know...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/debunk-myths-home...

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