Is it Better to Buy or Lease Solar Panels?

Is it Better to Buy or Lease Solar Panels?

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When you're trying to decide whether it's better to buy or lease solar panels, the most important factor is your financial goals. Sure, both choices will allow you to access the same renewable energy from the sun. But, in most cases, it makes much more financial sense to buy solar panels. This could mean buying them outright or financing with a solar loan. Before diving into a comparison of buying vs leasing solar panels, it's important to note that MOXIE does not offer solar leases. Although we become rambunctiously ecstatic anytime anyone makes the switch to solar energy, we also feel that it's our responsibility to do more than just convince people to switch, but also, to help them make the best long-term financial decisions. Buy vs Lease Solar Panels…
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Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

Understanding Solar System Calculations & Wattage Needs

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Wondering how many solar panels it will take to power your home or business? You're in luck! This post is dedicated to helping you properly size your solar panel system and also understand basic solar energy measurements and terminology such as kilowatt and kilowatt-hour. Although MOXIE will walk you through all the important steps of sizing your system in detail, having a solid understanding of the basics will only make the process easier. Plus, we truly want you to fully understand the ins and outs of solar power! Quick note: This post explains how to calculate the number of solar panels you need to offset your average electricity usage. While this is the most common way to size a solar panel system, it's not your only option. Read our recent…
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7 Questions to Ask a Solar Company Before Signing Up

7 Questions to Ask a Solar Company Before Signing Up

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Solar energy is a relatively new concept for many Americans and, until you're ready to install it, you probably haven't thought twice about the best questions to ask a solar company. Luckily, MOXIE has you covered with the top 7 questions to ask a solar company before signing up with them. Of all the questions you could ask, these are the most important ones when it comes down to it. Keep in mind that we don't expect you to just ask us these questions. Even though solar is a proven long-term investment, it's still a significant one. Our team is here to educate first and sell second. In fact, we recommend to our customers that they should get several solar consultations from different solar companies before signing up. That's how…
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Do Solar Panels Save Money?

Do Solar Panels Save Money?

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A Look at Your Solar Panel Savings Potential and the Cost of Not Going Solar Of all the reasons to install solar panels, none have a more direct impact on you than the potential to save money. But is it really true? Do solar panels save money? Can the switch to clean, renewable energy really provide benefit to both our planet and your bank account? It may sound too good to be true, but the answer is yes. With over 12 years of solar installation experience, we've seen it happen for our customers time and time again. Still, solar panel installation is something that requires a careful, strategic plan that's backed by real data and customized financial planning. For you, the individual considering solar panel installation, it requires a long-term…
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