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Solar power FAQs
The median cost of solar in California is $3.87 per watt, and the median size of a solar system in California is 5.7 kW. Such a system would cost about $22,059 prior to the application of the 30% federal tax credit. The tax credit savings would come out to about $6,617.
Yes, it brings many advantages. If you buy your panels outright, you’ll be able to rely on free solar energy for your home after the end of your payback period. Even leasing solar panels can save you money, since it’s often a cheaper alternative to your usual electricity rate.
Solar power helps the environment by generating energy for our needs without creating carbon dioxide. This is what makes solar power a green energy source. By expanding the use of renewable energies like solar, we can contribute to a reduction of CO2 in the atmosphere. Your decision to invest in solar panels can assist this process by shrinking your home’s carbon footprint.