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Florida votes to allow Sunrun solar system leases

Florida votes to allow Sunrun solar system leases

April 23, 2018 at 8:11 am 1 comment

Florida regulators unanimously voted to grant Sunrun’s Petition for Declaratory Statement regarding its solar lease product proposal. Until this vote, households in Florida were unable to lease solar systems. Leases are dropping in popularity, but are still a powerful option for driving residential solar adoption for homeowners looking to goRead More

How much U.S. solar capacity is owned by third-parties?

How much U.S. solar capacity is owned by third-parties?

December 8, 2016 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

Distributed solar capacity in the United States, which includes all solar power capacity other than utility-scale installations 1 MW or larger, totaled 12.3 gigawatts (GW) as of September. About 30% of that amount (3.7 GW) was owned by third-party owners. Third-party owners are private companies that provide either solar electricityRead More

Solar prices, payback periods fall in latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report

Solar prices, payback periods fall in latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report

September 15, 2016 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

EnergySage released its third semiannual Solar Marketplace Intel Report, providing the most detailed analysis of the U.S. residential solar market to date. In addition to its comprehensive analysis of solar price trends, consumer buying behavior, and market share statistics, this most recent report features several new additions, including national andRead More

Consumer watchdogs call out solar leasing, urge FTC to ban arbitration clauses

Consumer watchdogs call out solar leasing, urge FTC to ban arbitration clauses

August 24, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

Solar leases, while diminishing in the market and will eventually give way to loans, are still the most common residential PV system funding model at this moment. They have obvious downsides for a homeowner, but a consumer watchdog group founded by Ralph Nader, Public Citizen, is calling out a less discussedRead More