A whole community going solar at once has some obvious advantages; bulk discounts on the equipment, lower labor and transportation costs through clustered installations, and offset marketing costs by the community spreading the word. The concept has some similarities to shopping at wholesale retailer like Sam’s Club or Costco and is a trend catching on nationwide. But why has it taken so long?
SolarUP San Gabriel Valley has produced some of the lowest rooftop solar rates ever seen by Pick My Solar’s online marketplace. It’s time to backup this claim. For this example, we’ll look at three 6kW solar systems assumed to completely offset a $150/month electric bill and financed with a 2.99% loan.
What ridesharing services Uber and Lyft did to taxis, Max Aram and Chris Blevins are trying to do to the home solar industry.
The founders of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator award-winning startup Pick My Solar said they have witnessed too many high-pressure sales tactics from quantity-over-quality solar companies pulling the wool over customers’ eyes or scaring them away.