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The Pros & Cons of Solar Leases and Solar PPAs

Solar leases and solar PPAs (power purchasing agreements) offer a way for people to put solar panels on their homes with no up-front cost. In simple terms, a solar lease / solar PPA is a rental agreement between a solar installer and the homeowner. Under these agreements, the installer builds a solar power system on … Continued

“Free Solar Panels” Are a Bad Deal. Here’s Why.

Ever seen a solar company promote an offer for “free solar panels?” The offer sounds too good to be true…and unfortunately, it is. Yes, there are (legitimate) installers that will put free solar panels for your home. But the catch is that they require you to enter into a solar lease or power purchasing agreement … Continued