FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much is the Solar Tax Credit?
For the remaining of 2022, the tax credit a homeowner will receive is 26% of the entire amount financed for a solar system. That number drops to 23% in 2023; and currently, will no longer be available as of 2024. Every credit varies from each individual.
Can I afford to go solar?
If you can afford to pay your electricity bill you can afford to go solar. It cost $0 out of pocket to go solar, and most people have a smaller solar bill than what they are paying their utility company each month, with a new roof included!
What is Net Metering?
Net Metering is the system that utility companies use to credit solar system owners for the electricity produced by their solar panels. The homeowner can aquire the credits, or cash in the credits, at the end of each year from the excess power generated. Net metering policies differ from state to state.
What are the financial benefits of solar energy?
When you install a solar system on your property, you save money on your electricity bill and protect yourself against the inevitable ever rising electricity rates. How much you can save depends on the utility rates and solar policies in your area, but going solar is a smart investment regardless of where you live.
How does solar impact my property values?
Studies have shown that homes with solar energy systems sell for more than homes without them. However, your property value will only increase if you own, rather than lease, your solar panel system. In most parts of the country, going solar will actually increase your property value more than a kitchen renovation.
When you sell you have two options. You can easily transfer the payments to the new homeowner, or they can roll it into their new morgage financing. It is very simple!
What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?
Going solar reduces greenhouse gas emissions,, which contribute to climate change, and also results in fewer air pollutants like sulfur dioxide and particulate matter, which can cause health problems.
Will my solar panels last?
Solar panels are extreemly durable and capable of withstanding extreem weather such as heavy snow, huricane strength wind, and large hail. Solar systems do not have a lot of moving parts, and are built to last! However, if something does go wrong, you have a full warranty on your system. Most people have no issues even after 35 years, and beyond!
It is the same as if you buy a car warranty for 100,000 miles; the car should last double the miles, if not longer, than the actual warranty.
How will I know what my system is producing?
You will receive detailed information about how much energy your solar panel system is producing, and every detail of the systems production with our free solar monitoring system that you can veiw anywhere.
How do I find out how much I pay for electricity?
The easiest way to find out how much you pay for electricity (and how much electricity you use per month) is to take a look at your utility electricity bill or call and ask your utility provider how many kilo-Watt-hours (Kwh) you have used each month, for the last 12 months (if in the residence that long).