Solar was easy, a good investment and helps with climate change.
Kate, Jonathan, and Amanda – Parma, Ohio
Went solar with the Cuyahoga County Solar Co-op A
System size: 6.67 kW, 23 solar panels
What interested you about going solar initially? Why do you support solar energy?
Techy things tend to always interest me. Amanda became interested after taking a globalization class. It opened her eyes to some of the horrible things we’ve done to the nature for the sake of energy. Making a logical conclusion of what should be done for our earth, and financial conclusion of it being doable… even profitable in the long run, it was a no-brainer.
Why did you choose to go solar with Solar United Neighbors of Ohio?
Honestly, it was available in my area.
What benefits did you experience going solar with a co-op?
According to the quotes provided, we were able to shave off 20% off our overall bottom line. They were also very helpful with hooking us up with a local solar installer.
Has anything surprised you about going solar?
I honestly was surprised about how everything was handled for us, from permits to talking with the electrical company… I didn’t have to lift a finger.
Do you have any data on your solar system’s performance? What electricity savings have you seen since going solar?
The goal with the size of the system was to be 90% of my entire yearly usage.
What advice would you give to someone who is considering going solar?
Ask questions, get down and dirty about the numbers with someone at your co-op!
Is there anything else you would like to add?
The photo depicts the smallest side of the house we have panels on 🙂 the other sides just didn’t work for a photo.