14 Jun '11, 6pm

Google Invests $280M in Residential Solar Power!

Making Solar Cost-Effective in the Short-Term What's so great about this is that it addresses the main barrier to entry when it comes to residential solar power: High upfront costs. Knowing that they'll save over the long-term isn't enough for most people if they have to pay tens of thousands of dollars right away, but if a deal is structured in such a way that the price of leasing solar equipment is lower than current power bills, almost all of the pain of going solar is eliminated. In short, it's a brilliant way to keep the benefits and remove the negatives.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/google-invests-28...

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