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To Save the Solar Lease, Look to Solar Loans

The lease was an innovation that made solar power accessible to homeowners who may not be able to afford the up-front cost of a system. When SolarCity rolled out its solar lease product in 2008, the median installed price for a residential solar energy system was just over $8 per watt. In 2016, prices for a system with high-quality equipment are closer to $3.50 per watt.
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