House with solar panels

Weighing the Decision to Go Solar

Is now the right time to invest in solar power for home owners?  Just take a look at (fossil fuel) electrical prices in Arizona in the last few years.  The trend is clear.  Year after year, electrical prices are creeping upwards, and this is a pattern that is unlikely to stop. After all, the amount of oil Read More

Solar Industry: If it Sounds Too Good

We’ve all heard the saying “if it sounds too good to be true it probably is.” Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous companies out there that will promise people just about anything to make a sale and then not deliver on their promise. In the solar industry it is extra important that you are cautious about who Read More

Harmon Solar receives Energy Star Award

In March of last year, Harmon Solar introduced a solar leasing program for residential customers. We partnered with SunCap Financial to offer our customers a zero-down, no maintenance lease on a photovoltaic system. This offers a viable option for those who want solar but don’t have the means to purchase a system. The leasing program Read More

The Solar Debate: Buy or Lease?

This last year has seen a tremendous amount of change in the offers available from Arizona Solar Companies.  When utility incentives were at $3.00/Watt, customers were literally flocking to purchase their solar systems.  By doing so, consumers were able to take advantage of the utility incentives as well as the 30% Federal Tax credit and Read More

First Solar Outlook BrightensWith New Arizona Plant

The addition of new capacity at Mesa could result in an increase in sales to international customers by about 0.2 GW, raising our estimate for 2012 to 1.5 GW. This change would likely persist through our forecast period, presenting 5% upside to our $155 price estimate for First Solar stock.