Solar financing

The correct way to read your electricity bill

Ana Almerini

October 7, 2021

The correct way to read your electricity bill

Learn what to look for on your electric bill and why those terms can help you be a more informed electric consumer.

We read the Tracking the Sun report so you don’t have to

Catherine Lane

September 30, 2021

We read the Tracking the Sun report so you don’t have to

An overview of the most important takeaways from the annual LBNL Tracking the Sun report.

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Dan Hahn

December 11, 2020

Is Enerbank a legitimate company to provide your solar or home improvement loan?

Reviews, complaints, company overview, and loan types for Enerbank, a large provider of home improvement and solar energy loans.

Top 6 solar financing companies

Catherine Lane

October 21, 2020

Top 6 solar financing companies

A list of the top 6 solar financing companies to help you get solar installed on your roof without having to break the bank.

Solar loan vs. solar lease: which is right for you?

Catherine Lane

October 8, 2020

Solar loan vs. solar lease: which is right for you?

A breakdown of solar loans vs solar leases, including how they work, how they’re different, and which one is the right option for you.

Federal solar tax credit: frequently asked questions

Ben Zientara

September 29, 2020

Federal solar tax credit: frequently asked questions

We answer the most frequently asked questions about the federal solar tax credit, otherwise known as the Investment Tax Credit (ITC).

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Ben Zientara

August 20, 2020

Sales and property tax exemptions for home solar power

Find out what sales and property tax exemptions you may be eligible for when you install solar panels on your home.

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Ben Zientara

August 1, 2020

2021 Guide to solar incentives by state

Here’s our guide to rebates, tax credits & more that help cover the costs of solar panel installations.

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

July 14, 2020

Solar PPAs: Everything you need to know

A breakdown of solar PPAs, including how they work, how much you save - and if a PPA is the right choice for you.

Low-income solar incentives in the US

Ben Zientara

July 2, 2020

Low-income solar incentives in the US

Across the US, several states have programs that provide free solar panels for low-income households.

Solar leases: Everything you need to know

Catherine Lane

June 9, 2020

Solar leases: Everything you need to know

A breakdown of solar leases, how they work, and if a lease is the right choice for installing solar on your home.

California solar financing: Ygrene vs. HERO Program

Catherine Lane

February 13, 2020

California solar financing: Ygrene vs. HERO Program

Comparing Ygrene Energy Fund and Renovate America’s HERO Program PACE financing options for California homeowners.