Almost daily, people ask me about solar and how it interacts with residential and commercial real estate – whether it’s worth it, does it appraise, ways to implement it, etc.
In this post, I’ll answer some of the questions I get asked routinely about the nexus of solar and real estate.
HOW CAN I OWN OR BUY SOLAR?
There are several ways to take ownership of solar energy, and/or the good karma you get from it.
BUY – You can buy the solar array, inverters and meter outright. You call a solar provider who sells systems, they spec one for you, you write the check, and BOOM! They install a solar system that’s yours, all yours.
POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT (“PPA”) – This is the solar lease of the 21st century, and a couple of years back, over 80…