How do you calculate the increase in property value?

We assume installing solar or wind energy system will increase the value of your property. In many states this increase in value is exempt from property tax.

How much your property appreciates depends upon many factors. For our calculations we have assumed the value of your property will increase by:

Actual situations will vary.

Annual savings from a renewable energy system should appreciate for the first 10-15 years for PV (about 10 years for solar thermal and wind), in line with utility rate inflation. After that, the savings may start to diminish as the solar system nears its end of life.

* - Source: Payback & Other Financial Test for Solar on Your Home.


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