Is Solar Power Right for You?

Here’s the scoop on figuring out how much solar panels will cost, how much you can save, and what to know before you install a photovoltaic system for your home.

Ground Mounted Solar
Solar-electric panels for a home in New Hampshire. The roof of this house was shaded by large pines, so a freestanding system was installed instead.
CAROLYN A. DEMOREST/DOE/NREL