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Is solar worth the investment? How do you know if your price is fair and reasonable? Watch this video to learn how to evaluate solar proposals. Visit our Solar Scholar Video Series to learn more.

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Welcome to the first video in the Go Smart Solar - Solar Scholar Series. Go Smart Solar believes that the quickest way to the mass adoption of solar in our community is through customer education, excellent user experiences and price transparency.

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Welcome to video 2 in the Go Smart Solar - Solar Scholar Series. This video explains the six steps to go solar. From the site visit and engineering to permitting, installation and monitoring, going solar is easy as 1,2,3.

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Welcome to video 3 in the Go Smart Solar - Solar Scholar Series. The SunSmart Tool leverages technology to score your roof and provide preliminary production and cost estimates. Knowledge is power - Check your score!

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Explore the production and financials of an existing rooftop solar system. We review the production data and (re)create the financial models to determine if the system is operating properly and if the solar installer made reasonable and fair assumptions.

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Review these six elements to avoid buyer's remorse: system size, installation company, incentives, cost, goals, and after the installation.

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Thinking about buying a home with solar? Are you a real estate agent representing a buyer or seller interested in solar. Here is a quick guide.

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The cost of solar PV in San Antonio has changed over the last 9 years. We reviewed the data to search for trends, the results are interesting. System cost increased while the price of PV modules decreased.

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