28 Jun '11, 9pm

3 Reasons Why You Don't Need to Buy #Solar Panels to Go off the Grid via @Care2Green

3 Reasons Why You Don't Need to Buy #Solar Panels to Go off the Grid via @Care2Green

It’s getting more expensive to both heat and cool a home, and power all the gadgets and appliances that we need to stay comfortable and connected. Lots of people advocate investing in renewable energy systems like solar panels or geothermal energy to supplement dependency on traditional utilities that generate power with fossil fuels. I say, forget about it…buying solar panels is for the birds. There’s no reason to make that big investment just to save a few hundred dollars a year on your energy bills. I say, why not rent instead? Solar leasing is a popular new concept that’s making it possible for homeowners to take advantage of alternative forms of energy decades sooner than they would if they had to pay for it all upfront. Here are the top 3 reasons why you can’t afford not to consider a solar lease: 1. No Big Investment The most expensive part of utilizing solar power ...

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