– you do not pay your energy utility company for the electricity that you consume that you generated.
– you are insulating yourself from future electric rate increases
– based on the cost savings you can choose to do more (e.g. add an air conditioner or run your pool pump for longer time during heavy usage) or maintain your lifestyle (e.g. continue leaving your lights on for security reasons) without worry of higher bills
– solar is a clean and renewable energy source that reduces our dependence on foreign and environmentally damaging fossil fuels that need to be transported from area of production to location of consumption (further reducing efficiency and damaging the environment)
– based on the new homeowner’s electric bill savings