Solar paneling is beneficial for both homeowners in West Virginia. No matter your thoughts on green energy vs fossil fuels, solar paneling does provide 3 valuable things: Independence, Security and Savings. West Virginia utility rates are among the cheapest across the nation however, we estimate that the costs of power will increase by 2% each year, which will only make the solar panels more cost-effective as time goes by.
Plus, solar paneling costs have fallen immensely and are made of silicon which can make them last up to 50 years. A solar energy powered home also increases your home value which results in selling your home 20% faster and to garner 17% more money. A 30% renewable energy tax credit is available as well for homeowners.