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== Financial FAQs ==
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== Citations ==
[[Category:Queens Applied Sustainability Group]]
[[Category:Queens Applied Sustainability Group]]

Revision as of 18:59, 5 June 2009

This page will contain a list of questions and answers related to installing PV on a home in Kingston, ON.

The Questions are grouped into the following categories:

  • Technological
  • Financial
  • General

Technological FAQs

What type of solar panel is best?

Does the efficiency of the Solar Panel decrease over time?

Does Kingston have enough solar energy for solar panels to be feasible? What about Winter?

Are solar panels environmentally friendly?

Can I sell my panels to the manufacturer or other users second hand? Can they be recycled?

Are solar panels safe (health, environment etc?)

Are there certified installers and retailers?

What is the warrantee on Solar Panels

How hard is it to get connected to the grid?

What if bird droppings fall on my panel?

What if a projectile or object hits my panels (roof top or ground mounted)?

What retailers and installers are there in Kingston for residential PV?

Kadra09 18:52, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

Financial FAQs

What is the Feed in Tariff (FIT) and how does it affect me?

How can I get a site investigation and financial feasibility study done on my house?

Does is cost me to apply for the FIT?

Will Solar Panels affect the property value of my house?

Are Solar panels too expensive to install to give me back a reasonable return?

How do I get financing?

Will Insurance companies cover my panels?

Is the FIT better than the RESOP ?

The FIT is an improved program, geared towards increasing the amount of residential PV

Kadra09 18:52, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

General FAQs

What happens if I move/ sell my house?

Does investing in Solar PV and other renewables help the economy and the environment?

What support groups exist in Kingston?


Kadra09 18:52, 5 June 2009 (UTC)