Monday, July 16, 2012

Not enough roof space for solar? Grow a community solar garden | Fresh Energy

Adding a solar panel system to your home is a good way to fight climate change and support clean energy development, and the good news is that it's becoming increasingly affordable at the same time. Net metering and feed-in tariff (or clean contract) policies can give homeowners a financial incentive to install solar and generate clean electricity by allowing them to sell the electricity they don't use.

Unfortunately, only 20 percent of households in the United States can install solar panels, because some people live in apartment buildings or their homes' roofs are too shady. This is slowing the development of residential solar power considerably.

But there's a way that everyone can take part in a solar project...

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Joy Hughes, Founder, Solar Gardens Institute
CEO, Solar Panel Hosting LLC
(719)207-3097 direct

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