Planning for PV: The Value and Cost of Solar Electricity

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The initial cost of photovoltaic solar energy remains relatively high, but with new integrated solar technologies, state rebates, federal tax credits and energy-efficient mortgages, there couldn’t be a better time to consider this source. All it takes is a little bit of planning. The cost of a solar electric system varies based on:

  • System size/rating
  • Roof-integrated system or system mounted on top of an existing roof
  • Manufacturer
  • Retailer
  • Installer

Explore ways you can reduce the cost of solar power to determine whether or not it's right for you.


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