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Purchase vs. PPA

September 8th, 2016 by

There are many different financing options available for PV systems. You may purchase a PV system or enter into a lease or power purchase agreement (PPA). Below you will find information about owning vs. leasing/PPA and the advantages and disadvantages of both options.   Read More :  https://energycenter.org/california-solar-initiative/homeowners/purchase-vs-lease/ppa Benefits of Going Solar


Utility Bill Savings – Net Energy Metering

September 8th, 2016 by

A solar photovoltaic system may produce more or less electricity than a customer needs at any given time. When the system production exceeds the electricity used, the excess energy automatically flows through the electric meter to the utility grid.   Under a net energy metering (NEM) agreement, your utility reads your meter monthly and sends … Continue reading Utility Bill Savings – Net Energy Metering


NREL’s PVWatts® Calculator

September 8th, 2016 by

Estimates the energy production and cost of energy of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) energy systems throughout the world. It allows homeowners, small building owners, installers and manufacturers to easily develop estimates of the performance of potential PV installations. Read More :  http://pvwatts.nrel.gov/