We went solar, because it was the right thing to do.
Gary, Missy, Sydney, and Kelsey Glessner, Solar Homeowners – Valley Grove, West Virginia
Went solar with the Wheeling Solar Co-op in 2015
System size: 22.6 kW
Why did you decide to go solar?
To help reduce electric bill
Why did you decide to go solar with the co-op?
To get a less expensive price of install per kilowatt since they were doing many homes
What advice would you give to someone who wants to go solar?
Seek a co-op and see how many [systems] the contractor has installed prior and ask current solar homeowners
Has anything surprised you about going solar?
The major reduction of the bills in the summer and not so much in the winter
How much was your electric bill before and after going solar?
Summer: $800-$900 before; $400 after