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  • Rod Allen

    Agree with you.

  • Ray Boggs

    There's absolutely no such thing as a $0 down solar lease or PPA and here's why. A requirement of either of these rental programs is that you agree up front to give the leasing or PPA company your 30% federal tax credit worth thousands of dollars as well as any other financial incentives. The CEC currently reports an average system price of $6.19 a watt. Even if you subtract a gracious 50 cents per Watt rebate, that's $5.69 per Watt. At that price a 6 kW solar system would yield a federal tax credit of $10,242! With a $0 down solar loan instead of a lease, you'll get to keep the 30% federal tax credit as well as all other applicable financial incentives for yourself and you'll own your solar system for a much greater return. If you want to learn more about the pitfall of a solar lease or PPA, please vist

  • Annie Meyer

    This a wonderful article and definitely highlights that there are in fact many options for solar. No matter which way you slice it, solar is a great investment. I think it just depends on the customer and what they feel is right for them initially. EnergySage can really help with the process and make it clear which option is best for each home. If you are thinking of solar, visit and get tips on how to go about deciding which way you want to go!