Simple Payback Among the most commonly discussed and simplest financial indicators is the payback period. Payback period is nearly always included in project proposals as it is an easy metric for...
Solar integrators use all sorts of tools to complete the tasks that keep their businesses moving forward. These include the obvious hand and power tools to install the solar equipment and the less...
Lenders of solar loans include traditional community banks as well as specialty lending platforms. Unlike a third-party ownership (TPO) model, a homeowner that purchases their solar system outright...
The majority of residential solar installations in the US fall into two buckets, direct and third-party ownership. A PV system is considered direct ownership if the homeowner owns the equipment...
The following is a general breakdown of the ideal tilts to meet the energy demand you are hoping to get out of an array: Year-round loads: Tilt angle equals latitude Winter loads: Tilt angle equals...
In 2008, Berkeley, California successfully tested what would eventually become the PACE program. By 2010, more than 18 states instituted similar programs. There were minor differences, but most...
Solar energy is considered the biggest winner of the United States Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which provides a tax credit of 30% for solar PV installations until 2016. Tax Credits...