I heard that the electric company has to pay me for surplus power. Is this true?

Each electric utility has its own programs for crediting customers who supply them with surplus energy (solar electric / PV power generated by a Missouri Solar Solutions system that exceeds the home’s needs). Missouri Solar Solutions solar energy specialists can help you understand those specific utility programs and how each affects the financial picture of your solar energy system.

Can I get a payment plan?

Missouri Solar Solutions can help you find available loan programs to meet your needs.

How do I get incentives from the government or utility company?

How do I get incentives from the government or utility company?
Programs from state, federal and utility companies have been dynamic – changing frequently. Ask your Missouri Solar Solutions solar energy specialist for the latest information and requirements. Missouri Solar Solutions can apply for all incentives and rebates on your behalf. Or check this link for new updates. DSIRE: Database of State Incentives of Renewables and Efficiency

How much does a residential solar system cost?

Keep in mind there are numerous local, state and federal incentives and rebates available to help offset the costs of installing solar systems. Learn more on this website.

DSIRE: Database of State Incentives of Renewables and Efficiency

It’s important to understand all factors of properly specifying, sizing and planning for a solar energy system – and fitting it into a budget. Missouri Solar Solutions can help you identify what incentives apply, then calculate your true net costs. Here’s a rough overview of entry costs for solar energy — before subtracting all available tax credits and rebates:

- Missouri Solar Solutions water heater system typically costs $7500 and up, installed.
- Missouri Solar Solutions PV solar electric system typically costs $8,000 and up, installed.
- Keep in mind you get the 30% tax credit off the cost of the system

Can solar energy lower my electric bill?

Yes, in every home or business application. Solar power can be harnessed to support any type of energy needed to power a home or building. You can “own” the energy at a fixed rate instead of “renting” it from a power utility company at fluctuating and increasing rates.
Photo-voltaic Solar electric systems can greatly reduce your electric bill. Whether you choose to augment your existing power or to go completely off-grid, photo-voltaic panels can have a dramatic effect in lowering or eliminating your electric bill. Missouri Solar Solutions Photo-voltaic Solar electric systems offer the fastest return on your solar investment.
A solar water heater typically reduces your electric bill by approximately 25-30%. Because they are so affordable and offer such a dramatic reduction in utility costs, Missouri Solar Solutions water heaters offer an excellent return on your solar investment.