Net metering is a policy between you and your electric provider that governs the rates you are charged for electricity consumed from the grid and the credits you receive for excess power sent back to it. Additionally, it includes important details such as variable time-of-use rates, which can significantly impact your overall benefits. So, make sure you grasp the ins and outs of your net metering policy to make the most of your solar venture!
Still have some questions or want to learn more about what it takes to go solar?
We always encourage our potential clients to get multiple solar quotes from other providers as well! But we do have some tips for you when comparing those quotes.
Get a comprehensive list of all components and services included in your quote
Compare costs equally between providers. If companies are quoting you different system sizes, break down the pricing on a per-watt basis.
Research the equipment they use. You get what you pay for!
Compare production estimates. If there is a discrepancy between solar companies, ask them why that is!
We are happy to give you a FREE solar quote and talk through all of these points and more!
The timeline hinges on two key factors: To receive your tax credit, work with your accountant in the upcoming tax season for your earnings. After your solar project wraps up, we’ll forward your records to the IL Shines Program. They’ll review and disburse funds – typically within 1 year.
We offer a 25-year warranty for our systems. However, we expect them to last beyond the warranty period.
It depends. While some homebuyers actively seek properties with solar installations due to the potential for energy savings and environmental benefits, not everyone in the market may prioritize or fully understand the value of solar.
If you have a backup battery you will maintain power for your house. If you do not have a backup battery, your power will turn off for safety reasons.
It depends. As a general rule you should never install a system that covers more than 120% of your energy usage.