Going Solar: Commercial Edition

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The adoption of solar by homeowners in New Mexico has nearly tripled over the last three years, but the rate that commercial buildings are going solar has remained relatively low. PNM, the largest utility in New Mexico, interconnected 3,500 solar arrays in 2017. Only twenty-six of the solar arrays were for commercial customers, and Affordable Solar installed around half of those. Although there are fewer commercial properties than homes in New Mexico, the reasons for the difference in the rate…

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Sunsaver Versus Purchased Solar Panel Array

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Affordable Solar is the only installer in New Mexico that currently offers a third-party finance model for residential solar, sometimes also referred to as a “solar lease.”  Because this method of purchasing solar is not like a car lease or other transactions associated with the word “lease,” we simply call it our SunSaver program.  Whatever you call it, the mechanics are simple.  One of our solar consultants designs a solar panel array for your home based…

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