You know you want to stop your house from feeling so dang cold in the winter (or hot in the summer!). You also know you want to do it all sustainably. And on a budget! Are sustainable home improvement ideas on a budget actually a thing? Absolutely. And Wildgrid can help.
The federal solar tax credit - and to be honest, a lot of the cool programs meant to incentivize homeowners to be more sustainable - can feel really overwhelming. We're here to demystify solar tax credits and share exactly how they work.
So you’ve decided to go solar - great! The obvious question is how much do home solar panels cost? The unfulfilling but totally true answer is: it depends. How much home solar panels cost depends on many factors, like your state's solar incentives, your electricity usage, solar components, loan or lease length, etc. Luckily there are options for different budgets. Even better news: you don't need an extra $20,000 lying around to go solar. Getting started The first step in answering how much
The short answer: In some states, if you generate more power than you use, your utility company will pay YOU. This is called "net-metering". The long answer: Here are 5 important things to know about net metering. 1: Your utility company will pay you. * Sound too good to be true? It's not. * When your solar installation is installed, you'll get a special two-way electric meter that monitors electricity produced versus consumed. * If your solar installation produces more electricity tha