Understanding Your Solar Panel Payback Period

Understanding Your Solar Panel Payback Period

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It's no longer a question whether solar panel systems can consistently provide positive financial benefits over traditional electricity. Today, lower-cost and higher-efficiency solar energy systems allow homeowners and businesses to significantly lower monthly electricity bills, increase property value, avoid future energy rate increases, and get a positive return on investment (ROI). Best of all, this ROI, and the length of time it will take you to realize it is something that can be precisely calculated before you even start your solar panel installation project. Read on to learn more about the solar panel payback period and how to calculate yours. What does solar panel payback period mean? The solar panel payback period is a calculation that estimates how long it will take for you to “break-even” on your solar energy…
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3 Reasons Why 2020 is the Best Year to Go Solar

3 Reasons Why 2020 is the Best Year to Go Solar

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Over the past several months, self-sufficiency and financial soundness has been at the forefront of many minds. Baking, gardening, and investing in home improvements have all become more important than ever. And while tackling something totally new may seem overwhelming, right now might be the best time to consider installing a solar energy system. A proud MOXIE customer stands by his 2020-built home solar array Solar is one of the safest and most reliable investments you can make and MOXIE is the best solar company around when it comes to taking advantage of financial incentives and providing professional, long-lasting, and efficient solar panel installs (up to 3X faster than the national average). Environmental impact aside, here are the top 3 reasons why you should seriously consider going solar in 2020.…
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Electricity Bill Too High?

Electricity Bill Too High?

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Here are 5 Immediate Ways to Save on Energy, Plus the Best Long-Term Solution to High Electricity Bills If you're one of many Americans that's been spending more time at home than usual, you've probably noticed that your monthly electric bill is going up. $150 one month then a shocking $250 or even $300 the next. But, even with additional energy being consumed at home, rising energy bills are nothing new. The Energy Information Administration reports that residential electricity rates have increased by about 15 percent over the past 10 years. The good news is that you're not powerless in this unfair energy rate increase trend. In fact, there's a lot you do can do to take control of rising energy costs right now. Even better, there's one proven solution…
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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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