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97% of Americans Overestimate Cost of Installing Solar Panels

  A new study commissioned by Sunrun finds that a whopping 97% of Americans overestimate the upfront cost of installing rooftop solar panels. Meanwhile, of course, 8 out of 10 of those without solar say they would install it if cost weren’t a factor. The study was conducted online by Harris Interactive® in February 2012. [...] Related posts: Optical Solar Furnace Expected to Slash Cost
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Americans Installed a Record Number of Rooftop Solar Panels This Year

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (last year)

Americans installed a record number of rooftop solar panels, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. The group expects a total national installation of 3.2 gigawatts this year, 684 megawatts of which was installed in t... Read Post

Deal brings $100 million for home solar financing

Lifestyle / Green Living : Green Tech (4 years ago)

Utility PG&E creates fund to let SunRun offer financing for installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels, a model that cuts the hefty upfront cost. Read Post

SunRun gains Accel to fund solar panel financing

Lifestyle / Green Living : Green Tech (5 years ago)

SunRun is among those companies that believe the quickest way to get solar panels installed en masse is to eliminate the hefty upfront cost. The San Francisco-based start-up on Tuesday said that it has raised an additional $18 milli... Read Post


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