Robust PV market on course in 2016

Nearly one-third of 2016 is over, and this looks like a banner year for the residential solar photovoltaic (PV) market. To back that up, recent research studies project that global solar installations will reach 64.7 GW in 2016, and the top three solar nations will remain China, the United States and Japan, with America overtaking […]

The sun fuels growth … in record numbers

We count on the sun to fuel growth … not only in nature, but also in the solar industry, as an SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) report. “U.S. Solar Market Insight Report 2015 Year in Review” concludes that the U.S. solar energy market will grow a whopping 119 percent in 2016. While 2015 yielded a […]

Are solar leases the way to go?

Assuming the homeowner doesn’t have the cash for an outright purchase, their options are to finance a loan (As we discussed last week), or lease the system with a financing/leasing company. The Solar lease really made the modern residential solar market possible because it allowed customers to go solar with $0 down. Since many homeowners […]

Homeowners who prefer to own through a loan

Many Homeowners find that owning their roof top solar photovoltaic (PV) system is a better long-term solution than leasing one. They may have the ability to use the Income Tax credits or Rebates and they are comfortable filing for them. Loans make sense if the homeowner is primarily interested in maximizing the financial benefits of […]