With a power purchase agreement (PPA), you don’t have to buy expensive solar panels and inverters, or pay for installation, permitting, and repairs. Instead, a PPA lets you pay for the electricity the panels generate. It’s the easiest and most affordable way for homeowners to upgrade to solar.
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PPAs are becoming the preferred way for homeowners and businesses to get solar electricity. In 2011, more homeowners chose PPAs and leases over purchasing a system in California, the nation's largest residential market.
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Most businesses that install systems choose power purchase agreements. Companies like Wal-Mart, Whole Foods, Safeway, Staples, and Macy's use PPAs to get the benefits of solar power without a high upfront cost or the hassle of owning, maintaining and monitoring the equipment themselves.
"We went with Sunrun because any other home solar option is too expensive and we couldn’t do it. The affordability is what sold us."