Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs

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Solar energy has hit the mainstream. Once limited to consumers with deep pockets and strong environmentalist values, solar panels are less expensive than ever and are saving customers huge amounts of money per year.1 As a result, solar has a fast-growing appeal among middle-class Americans.

But if you’re considering making the solar switch, how will you pay for the equipment? Who installs the panels, and under what terms?

There are two ways to switch to solar panels for your home– leasing or buying. Each option has unique advantages and disadvantages, not to mention short and long-term financial implications. We’ll examine the options, and help you understand what’s best for your budget and electricity needs.

Read the full in-depth article on Expertise.com.