Why Go Solar, Why Now? You don’t need to wait until April 22 to get started. Today’s rooftop solar electric technology is making the electricity that supplies homes and businesses cleaner and less costly. Each new system brought onto the electric distribution grid reduces the amount of electricity that needs to come from burning fossil fuels a major source of climate-changing air and water pollution.
Lower-than-ever costs for solar panel components, innovations in system design, and an array of favorable state and federal incentives now allow many users to save on their electricity bills by going solar. New models for leasing – rather than buying – rooftop solar systems can add to the economic benefits and savings for residential customers. Such arrangements can reduce or eliminate the sizeable up-front investments that used to place solar off-limits for many potential customers.
If you’ve been thinking about going solar with a rooftop system on your home and happen to live in one of these states, then you may be in luck:
Colorado New Jersey
Delaware New York
These are among the states where rooftop solar is currently most attractive. This is thanks to the combination of natural sun conditions in most parts of these states, plus very favorable financial incentives available to solar installers and investors doing business there. Read the rest of this entry »