04 Jul '12, 12am

How to put solar panels on your roof, even if you don’t have a roof

How to put solar panels on your roof, even if you don’t have a roof

Right now, if you want to embrace the solar-power revolution, you have to have a roof and a lot of money — or at the very least, a roof and a good credit score, so you can finance a solar system or work with a leasing company like SolarCity. A bill advancing through the California legislature would change all that and make it easy for anyone who pays a utility bill to become a solar customer. Senate Bill 843 has passed the state Senate and just got approval from a key committee in the Assembly. As GigaOM reports : The bill … aims to enable people who don’t own homes, or own homes that don’t have suitable roofs for solar panels, to buy clean power and offset their utility bills. They could sign contracts with owners of solar power projects for a portion of the power produced, and the amount they pay for would show up as credits on their utility bills. The proposed program w...

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