Solar energy industry aims to make solar power more affordable for homeowners

Currently, only 12 states allow homeowners to enter into lease agreements for solar energy, but the solar energy industry is lobbying hard to change that.

April 26, 2013

Currently, only 12 states allow homeowners to enter into lease agreements for solar energy, but the solar energy industry is lobbying hard to change that. Under the federal tax credit, solar systems that are installed from 2009 through 2016 can get a tax credit of 30 percent of the cost. State incentives further reduce the cost. 

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