All of your financing options for clean energy solutions

Explore your financing options while you’re thinking about making the switch to renewable energy solutions.

Explore your financing options while you’re thinking about making the switch to renewable energy solutions.

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Solar financing

We break down all of your options for how to pay for rooftop solar panels.

What you need to know about solar leases

Solar loans: Everything you need to know (2024)

Written by: Alix Langone, MaryElizabeth Mooney | May 16, 2024

May 16, 2024

16 min read

Solar leases vs. solar PPAs: What's the difference?

Written by: Kerry Thoubboron | May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

13 min read

Alternative ways to pay for solar

Written by: Ellen Sirull | Feb 27, 2023

Feb 27, 2023

7 min read

Cost Comparison

Compare popular solar financing options

Financing option
Upfront cost
Tax credits & rebates
Payback period
Electricity cost savings

$20,000 - $30,000

Eligible for the ITC

Highest

$0

Eligible for the ITC

Medium

$0

Ineligible for the ITC

N/A

Lowest

Find a solar loan provider

Considering a loan to finance your solar energy system? Explore the top solar loan providers in your state.

Heat Pumps

Heat pump financing

We break down all of your options for saving money when paying for a heat pump.

A homeowner staring at ductwork and contemplating whether this expensive home performance upgrade was all worth it

How much does a heat pump cost in 2024?

Written by: Liam McCabe | Feb 1, 2024

Feb 1, 2024

9 min read

Mini splits vs. window ACs: Pros, cons, and prices

Written by: Liam McCabe | Apr 11, 2024

Apr 11, 2024

5 min read

Geothermal heat pump cost breakdown

Written by: Jacob Marsh | May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

7 min read

Cost Comparison

Compare heat pump costs to other home investments

System
Price Range
Capabilities
Operating Costs
Lifespan
Incentives

Heat Pumps

$7,000 - $36,000

Heating and cooling

Medium

15 years

$2,000 - $12,000

AC System

$10,000 - $25,000

Cooling

High

15 years

$0 - $1,000

Gas Furnace

$8,000 and $20,000

Heating

Low

15 years

$0 - $600

Oil / Propane furnace

$8,000 and $25,000

Heating

Highest

15 years

$0

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Video Resources

Watch, learn & save!

Clean energy solutions can increase your property value, reduce your electric bill, and create a more comfortable living environment in your home. Watch the following videos to learn how much you can save.

Clean energy financing video resources

Are solar panels worth it?

Going solar is a great way to use renewable energy while saving money on your electric bill. Still unsure?

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How much does a heat pump cost?

We explain how you can save money and efficiently heat and cool your home with the exciting technology known as heat pumps.

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How to calculate your solar payback period

It's important to know how to calculate the time when you will break even on your solar investment, also known as your solar payback period.

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Clean Energy Financing

How to pay for other clean energy solutions

We break down financing options for additional clean energy solutions.

Clean Energy Financing

Solar calculator

Wondering what solar might cost you?

We’ll estimate your upfront costs, savings, and financing options - no commitment required.

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Clean Energy Tax Guide

Clean energy financing frequently asked questions

Discover whole-home electrification
Heating & cooling
Heat pump

Explore heat pumps, the latest in clean heating & cooling technology.

Home solar
House with rooftop solar panels

Create your own clean energy with solar panels.

Community solar
Solar farm

Enjoy the benefits of solar without rooftop panels.