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Are solar leasing companies causing more problems than they solve?

The Citizens’ Alliance for Responsible Energy (CARE), an organization “devoted to educating the public about the need to guarantee our access to the affordable energy that drives our nation forward,” has just released a white paper called “Solar Power in the U.S.: Lessons Learned and Guidance for Policymakers.” We’ll do our best to judge the […]

Last modified: March 24, 2015

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Solar Fred’s Most Useful Solar Economic Posts on SolarPowerRocks.com

Photo : Flickr/Patrick Hosely For the last 3 years, SolarPowerRocks is and has been a very useful resource for solar consumers. We’ve got tons of information about technology and solar economics–some of which needs a bit of updating because solar rebates change so often in so many states. Forgive us. However, there are some evergreen […]

Last modified: May 7, 2020

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SunRun Lease (L.A. & Arizona): The Basics

We’re still getting through reviewing the various solar leases and solar PPAs in around the U.S. Today, we’re returning to SunRun and their other solar financing program, a Solar Lease. SunRun is mainly known for its Solar PPAs, but in some states or utility areas, they have a Solar Lease model because of complex utility […]

Last modified: May 7, 2020

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SunRun is Now in Los Angeles

SunRun has done what no other Solar Lease or Solar PPA company has done before. They have made an agreement with my home town utility, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), and according to SunRun, they have already sold their first low money down solar lease in the city. I’ll get more […]

Last modified: May 7, 2020

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Tell Your Friends: 0 or Low Money Down Solar

Happened again. I ran into a green person, who told me he loved solar but that it wasn’t affordable. What he’s really saying is that the up front costs are too high, which is why I’m discussing the growing number of leasing and PPA companies out in the U.S. However, I also want to remind […]

Last modified: May 7, 2020

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CT Solar Lease: Get it While You Can

In my last post about the CT Solar Lease model, I told you about the basics of the program. In this post, I’ll discuss the pros and cons and why I think this is overall the most affordable way to go solar in Connecticut. So let’s go over the pros first: There’s no upfront costs. […]

Last modified: January 13, 2015

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CT Solar Lease: The Basics

Listen up Connecticut home owners! If you meet certain income thresholds, you currently have access to one of the best solar power deals available today for your Connecticut home. This is not a purchase, but a solar lease. In this post, we’ll go over the basics of this Connecticut version of a solar lease, and […]

Last modified: May 16, 2019

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