SolarCity MyPower Loan — Payback Fine Print Not Pretty

The article below gives a solid overview of the industry leaders mypower solar purchase finance loan.  This is most definitely, one of the least attractive purchase finance models that is currently being offered.  There are many more gotchas that the article does not touch on. If you are considering the mypower option – remember, multiple…

SolarCity Review 2016 – ConsumerAffairs

One of the tricks a not so great solar salesperson will use is to try and talk you out of getting multiple bids.  They will say stuff like…”you have spent two hours with me already, you really want to waste another 6 hours of your life talking to three more companies….?” Your answer should be…

Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy says people judge you on 2 criteria

Trust and respect are key when a solar salesperson engages with you.  Take your time during your solar power decision process.  A solar salesperson that trusts and respects you is not going to pressure you into signing contracts on the first day you meet them.    A third key component is Expertise.  What do they know? …

Telemarketing – A Bad “Call” for Solar

Potential solar customers have to be located somehow. Yet, some of the tactics I have witnessed are not something to feel good about.  One of the biggest offenses seems to be the blatant disregard of the “do not call” protocol.  If i had a dollar for every time someone has said to me “you solar…

Power, Energy, & kiloWhat?? Solar Terminology 103

Great overview by an awesome advocate for doing things the right way.  I have never personally met Jim Jenal – but I would highly recommend that anyone looking to go solar for their home or business give his company Run on Sun a call.  His blog has been a great source of information throughout the…

The Wolves of Solar Street

Great article.  Remember, the process of going solar does not have to be like dealing with a stereotypical “used car salesperson.”  Always get multiple bids, and if something sounds to good to be true – it usually is. Source: The Wolves of Solar Street