Get with a co-op and do it sooner than later!
Brian and Rosemary – Wheeling, West Virginia
Went solar with the Wheeling Solar Co-op in 2015
System Size: 4.68 kW
Why did you decide to go solar?
Wanted to for a long time, finally became do-able -costs of panels coming down, quality and efficiency going up, trying to be more environmentally friendly, adds to value of home, etc., many reasons.
Why did you decide to go solar with the co-op?
Professional installation and discount pricing
What advice would you give to someone who wants to go solar?
Get with a co-op and do it sooner than later! Consider some type of storage for more benefit, but longer payback due to higher expense of installation/batteries.
Has anything surprised you about going solar?
About as expected, actually better, no hassle experience.
Do you have any data on your solar system’s performance?
CO2 Emission Saved: 6,271.3 lb
Equivalent Trees Planted: 157.95
100 W light bulbs Powered: 12,272.82 (for a day)
4.05 MWh total production since installation to date
How much was your electric bill before and after going solar?
We’ve seen definite reductions more so in summer than winter due to normal factors.