I just installed solar panels because now’s the time
I’ve never spent $18,000 on technology before. Heck, I’ve never even bought a car priced quite that high. But when I ran the numbers on solar panels earlier this year, I realized that for me — and maybe for you, if you live in the US — now is the right time.
To be honest, I’d figured solar was one of those Earth-friendly options that’s effectively a luxury good, like the Tesla electric car that’s still slightly out of my reach, or the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles I dreamed about as a teen that (decades later!) only barely exist in the US.
Apparently, I was wrong. One day in February when I was trying to figure out why my gas bill had run into the hundreds of dollars, I spotted an article about how the US government would pay 30 percent…