Accessing Solar Energy: the Choice is Yours


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Purchase solar with your own funds upfront. If eligible, you can take advantage of tax incentives. This option will give you the largest return on your investment.

 

Borrow money from a bank, credit union or home equity loan to purchase solar. Some financing institutions offer low-interest, solar-specific loans. Review financing options.

 

When building a home, finance solar through your mortgage. When buying a home, consider a rehab loan or energy efficient mortgage, which allows you to borrow additional money for energy improvements.

 

C-PACE financing allows businesses to get loans for building energy improvements which are repaid through property taxes. For commercial    entities only. Learn more.

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A company installs solar on your roof and maintains the panels. In turn you purchase all power produced by the system at an agreed upon price. Some companies offer zero money down options.    A company installs solar on your roof and maintains the panels. You pay a fixed monthly fee to lease the panels. Some companies offer zero money down   options. Consumer resources are available to help you review the terms of your lease.   

Subscribe to buy electricity from a solar farm that is operated by your utility (if available). By locking in a rate for your electricity usage, you are insulated from rising energy prices. Available to LoganSt. George, and Rocky Mountain Power customers.

     

 

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