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Life After the Calif. Solar Initiative

Can the solar industry survive without incentives is a question we get regularly. The answer is yes. Government continually subsidizes new industries to get them on their feet if they will benefit society. The solar industry is forever indebted to those governments that have subsidized us. Incentives are supposed to help us get set up and find innovative business solutions to make solar more innovative. Innovation like solar leasing has significantly increased the potential market size of solar. A big part of our sustainable future will be comprised of leasing many products. CSI (California Solar Initiative) has been incredibly helpful to solar energy providers. It has helped many of them, including ours, enter the market smoothly, as well as prove to the market that solar is viable. CSI was intelligently designed to decrease over time and reduce dependence on it. We do not expect a significant decline in installations if…Log In to Read Full Article

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