Powered by the Sun

My solar panels were installed today! It was quite an operation with four trucks and about eight guys, and they were here all afternoon working on it. The panels will be inspected by the city next week, and inspected by the electric company after that. Then they go live! So exciting.

I highly recommend SolarCity. I’m leasing these panels for $37 a month, which is about the same price as my electric bill. No installation fee or upfront costs, and the term is 20 years.

Solar City panels

Solar City panels

Solar City panels

3 Responses to Powered by the Sun

  1. Louana George July 25, 2014 at 6:46 am #

    When I put solar panels on my house in Santa Monica one of the highlight of the middle of the day was to watch the meter run backwards.

    • Cassandra Tondro July 25, 2014 at 7:38 am #

      I have a little gizmo that hooks into my router, and I can monitor the performance of the panels from my computer.

  2. Terese Miller July 27, 2014 at 11:11 am #

    Excellent NRG saving decision!

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