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Shopping For Solar? Negotiation Questions You Should Know

In April, I received an interesting report from IBISWorld.com regarding solar panel installation. It is aimed at buyers of solar panel installation services, but it is actually quite detailed, even including breakdowns of vendor costs (including wages, overhead, purchases, and profit) and a 3-year price forecast. You can purchase the price here (the price is $1495, but there’s apparently a 50% discount running right now). As just one highlight from the report, I really liked a section it had on “negotiation questions” you can ask a potential solar installer. (Solar installers in the house, perhaps you should also take note and look to improve your offerings.) Here they are:

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So, if you’re shopping for solar, or planning to do so eventually, be sure to bookmark this page for when you are discussing installation options. And purchase the full report for a more thorough understanding of the market and solar installation vendors. (Note: CleanTechnica doesn’t get anything if you purchase the report. I mean, really, I received this 6 months ago!)

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1. What Is The Current Cost Of Solar Panels?

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3. Which Solar Panels Are Most Efficient?

4. US Home Solar Approaching 1 Gigawatt

5. How Solar Power Works

6. How Solar Cells Work — Components & Operation Of Solar Cells

7. Advantages of Solar Energy

8. Living Off The Grid — Good Idea?

9. Top Solar Power Companies…

10. Top Home Solar Companies In Quarter 2, By Far, Were SolarCity & Vivint Solar

 
 
 
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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

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