Short paper: Hot Topic
The solar industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. Indeed, solar power is more affordable, accessible, and prevalent in the United States than ever before. Companies like solar city are taking advantage of the boon, offering leases on roof top solar panel configurations for both residential and business consumers.
Using class, library, or other online resources, find information regarding the solar industry and specific information regarding roof top solar panel leases.
In a 2-3 page paper, analyze and discuss the following concepts:
Discuss the growth of solar in the United States from both a business and residential perspective.
Why are solar system lease programs becoming so popular in the United States?
Compare and contrast benefits/disadvantages of leasing a solar system versus buying a system.
Would you ever consider leasing or purchasing a solar system? Why or why not?
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