Solar panels make sense in the long term but the upfront investment can scare away potential customers. With that in mind, Cool Tools investigated if solar panel financing made good economic sense for homeowners. Short story? Yes, you’ll save money but the savings won’t be dramatic (about 10 percent off your electricity bill a month). The arrangement is a little complicated, so for a full explanation make sure to read the article to decide if it works for you.

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