Financing methods, models, and mechanisms for developing and installing solar projects.

Financing the Solar Energy Boom


Solar Energy Leasing Explained


Financing Your Solar Panel System With Solar Loans


Ask the Expert: Solar Payback Periods



Will Congress extend solar tax incentives expiring in 2016?

The 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for residential and commercial solar systems will expire on December 31, 2016, after which the ITC credit drops to 10% for commercial systems and


What federal tax policies are currently in place for solar?

Two federal tax policies, the 30 percent Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and the 5-year Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System (MACRS), have underpinned the solar industry’s rem

leasing and owning

Is leasing or owning better for me?

Bottom Line: leasing is better if it's allowed in the your state and you do not have money to pay the upfront cost of the solar panels.


How might comprehensive tax reform impact the solar industry?

The three most recent major tax reform proposals offered in Congress could increase solar system installation prices by as much as 58 percent as compared to the current tax regime.