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Solar isn't the scary, expensive investment that many people think it is. It's actually one of the safest and easiest ways to save money and invest in your home. Plus the returns on investment may exceed a taxed investment with 30% ROI, and can only increase as homeowners tied to PG&E continue to see their energy costs increase. Take a look below at some example customers to compare your electric bill and see how much you can save with solar.

Estimate your solar savings by comparing your monthly electric bill to these example customers

Low Energy User - Electric Bill: $100/month

The Stats of Going Solar

  • Electric bill savings: bill drops from $100/month to $35/month, 65%+ savings
  • Net Monthly Savings: $33/month including payment on a 5% home equity loan, will grow as electric rates increase
  • Net savings: over 25 years comes to $33,200

  • Net system cost: $9,300 after 30% federal tax credit
  • Comparable to getting a 19% ROI/year on a taxed investment like stock
  • Home value: could increase over $15,000

Moderate Energy User - Electric Bill: $300/month

The Stats of Going Solar

  • Electric bill savings: bill drops from $300/month to $40/month, 85%+ savings
  • Net Monthly Savings: $200/month including payment on a 5% home equity loan, will grow as electric rates increase
  • Net savings: over 25 years comes to $129,300

  • Net system cost: $16,750 after 30% federal tax credit
  • Comparable to getting a 36% ROI/year on a taxed investment like stock
  • Home Value: could increase over $25,000

High Energy User - Electric Bill: $600/month

The Stats of Going Solar

  • Electric Bill Savings: bill drops from $600/month to $45/month, 92%+ savings
  • Net Monthly Savings: $450/month including payment on a 5% home equity loan, will grow as electric rates increase
  • Net savings: over 25 years comes to $281,800

  • Net system cost: $27,950 after 30% federal tax credit
  • Comparable to getting a 43% ROI/year on a taxed investment like stock
  • Home Value: could increase over $45,000

Now that you have a better idea of how much solar can save you, get a free site evaluation with an initial system design, price and financial analysis that includes your customized expected savings. It's the easiest and quickest way to get the information you're looking for.
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Financing

Investing in solar doesn't require a big upfront payment. Taking a solar loan can help reduce initial costs which means you can see savings on day one. Plus a solar loan will save you more money than a solar lease and gives you more control over your system and energy costs.
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Leasing vs. Owning

Learn more about the different options for installing solar on your home. Compare the pricing and savings of a solar lease versus owning your system through direct purchase or a solar loan.
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Tax Incentives

The federal government offers tax incentives that cover 30%of your system costs. Read more about this solar incentive program.
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