Solar energy is the fastest growing and most affordable source of new electricity in America. Over 3 million installations have been built across the country—with 1 million being built in the last two years. As the cost of solar energy systems dropped significantly, more Americans and businesses have taken advantage of clean energy

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Learn how you can start the process of getting a solar energy system on your roof or through a community solar system. While there’s no one-size-fits-all solar solution, here are some resources that can help you figure out what’s best for you. 

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