15 Jun '11, 9pm

Lease Solar Panels and Save on Up-Front Costs: Companies are now offering solar leasing programs that allow you

Lease Solar Panels and Save on Up-Front Costs: Companies are now offering solar leasing programs that allow you

Leasing removes many of the barriers that typically stand in the way of a solar investment. Most significantly, the design, equipment and installation costs are zeroed or significantly reduced, in lieu of a monthly payment. Typically, that monthly payment will be less than the savings a homeowner reaps from generating your own electricity, according to SolarCity, a pioneer in the field that just got a big boost from a $280 million investment by Google. Another company offering leasing options, Sungevity, partnered with Lowe's home improvement stores this spring, bring a familiar face to the process for consumers. (SolarCity works with Home Depot.)

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