By Geddy Friedman
The electricity bills never stop
For most of us who haven’t yet gone solar, we know what it’s like every month to check our mail or inbox and see another bill from the utility company. Every year we watch as electricity rates go up 7–10% even though we are basically using the same amount of electricity. Utility companies claim that they have to make routine repairs, updates, etc. to existing equipment and pass those increases onto the customer . . . permanently!
It seems inescapable. What else can we do? As long as we pull our electricity from the grid, we will be subject to these annual price increases. And no matter how long we pay them for, we will never own a piece of the utility company. Well, if you are a homeowner, I do have good news for you. Due to the advancements in photovoltaic panel...