Solar Power in San Francisco

Solar Power in San Francisco

Lily Gahagan
Apr 22, 2008

As renters we don't have much say in whether our building gets solar panels or not - it's completely up to our landlord. And seeing as he doesn't pay the electric bill here every month, we aren't expecting the footsteps of installers on our roof anytime soon.

However, we were interested to read about the problems facing city residents who would like to install solar panels on their home. From inflated costs to lack of subsidies, it seems there are many hinderances and not always enough incentives to make the switch to solar. We're curious if anyone out there has looked into adding solar panels to their home, and if so, what were the costs and benefits for you?

Check out the article online here.

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