Largest Solar Panel in Tri-Cities Set to Save Business Owner Money
“We’ve installed 10 within the last 12 months in the Tri-Cities,” LightWave Solar Electric Lead Installer said. “Seven residential, three commercial.”
Although businesses qualify for government grants when it comes to , says homeowners do not. However, says there are still incentives to go solar, including a tax credit. Still, it takes more than twice as long for a homeowner to see a return on his or her investment compared to a business owner, said.
“Commercially, you can have a five-year return on investment,” said. “10-12 years to 14 years return on investment for homeowners. Installation of a residential system can cost anywhere from the mid teens to or more depending on the size of the system.”
For , it’s not all money. It’s about doing his part to help save the environment.
“It just made so much sense to harness (solar power) and make use of it, than not have to mine any coal, not have to ,” said. “This way the through the buys all of our electrical production, so it goes out into the grid and everybody gets to use it.”