With so many different types of products on the market today for the solar electric (PV) industry, selecting the right module or inverter can be the difference between a successful system and a failed one. With the fast growth of the U.S. market and other parts of the world, the PV market has almost overnight has hundreds of companies to choose from when selecting product. Being that longevity is one goal in providing an extended return of investment (ROI) for projects, it is important to select the products from companies that you can trust who will be around for awhile.

Commercial solar panels MNWhile traditional thinking will have most people uncomfortable with any major project with a return on investment (ROI) of more than 2-3 years, solar offers a unique investment that should fall outside of the traditional thinking. First, it is offsetting a portion of your home's or business's electric bill, in which history has proven to have an annual increase regionally at a rate of 6-12%. Thus, interest saved is interest gained. It is no different than financing a home or similar, versus just paying for it outright, as financing adds more dollars on top of that item, sometimes doubling or even tripling that items' final cost.