Is My Roof Right?

Determining whether solar makes sense…

Deciding whether Solar Panels are a Rational Purchase

This site is written with northern California homes in mind. Because of that, the answer to the question, Is solar a rational investment? is almost always “yes”.

This is a very important point. Solar sometimes gets a bad rap, with folks saying that it doesn’t make sense without subsidies. But here in northern California, we’ve got two factors that make solar rational:

  1. We’ve got a lot of sun.
  2. Electricity is much more expensive than in almost any other part of the country.

So, solar makes sense for most homes in PG&E territory. Now the question is, is your particular roof right for solar?

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