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Old 05-23-2018, 01:09 PM   #1825 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Putting PV on buildings up north could end up being a waste of money, between having lots of trees around your home like my parents in maine and week or more with no sun at a time or being covered with snow for a month or 2 at a time.

Also if you finance the solar as part of the house it is going to cost more like $20k by the time it's paid off.

A 5kw system system, which is about all you're going to get installed for $10k could reduce your bill by $80 a month if your electric power is stupid expensive.
Here in new Mexico a 5kw system would reduce my bill by around $50 to $60.
But I'm expecting $10k to get me up near the 9kw range. No loans for this guy, cash and carry, install it my self, no hidden loan costs, no green washing.

But for me 9.6kw is the max I can install with my existing service.
yeah,AeroStealth says that his mortgage company is getting most of the benefit of his PV array.Had he been able to do the whole install himself,he figures it would have come in a half the cost.
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