Citing an article from Daily Finance, solar panels could add a significant value to your home. “In a study of home sales in eight states between 1999 and 2013, the Berkeley Lab found that a solar power system was worth about $15,000 to home buyers, or about $4 per watt. That’s a significant addition in value[.]… Just… Read More »Report: Solar Could Add $15,000 to Your Home Value
We are excited to announce that we have recently partnered with Solar Chicago, the City of Chicago and Vote Solar initiative to bring affordable solar to the Chicago area! After a competitive bidding process, Ailey Solar, Juhl Renewable Energy Systems, Microgrid Solar, and Kapital Electric were selected by the committee as contractors for the program. This… Read More »Solar Chicago | 25% Below Market Rates
The Chicago Tribune notes ComEd is getting ready to increase prices again just in time for the summer. Now would be the perfect time to switch to solar. Choosing solar means no longer having to worry about price increases for your solar usage while you produce your own clean energy from your roof! From the article: “Starting June 1, Commonwealth Edison customers on… Read More »ComEd Prices Increasing – Not for Solar Customers!
Great news for people that choose solar: another study shows adding solar to a home significantly boosts its resale value. The San Francisco Chronicle:
In California at least, home buyers are willing to pay a premium for solar.
A new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that houses with rooftop solar panels sell for higher prices than comparable non-solar homes.
In general, that premium more than covers the cost of the panels themselves, with homeowners making a small profit on their solar investment. Bigger solar arrays fetch higher premiums than smaller ones.Read More »Chronicle: Solar panels seen as boost to homes’ resale value