Just in time for next week's American Solar Energy Society (ASES) conference...
My colleague Jon Gardzelewski & I were asked to write an article on active solar energy systems for a magazine for rural homeowners. Here's a link:
An essential point is that consumers who may have priced solar electric systems a few years ago should not assume that those prices would hold true today. Here's a slide which I've used from time to time.
Related (external): Why Are Solar Panels So Much Cheaper Today Than A Few Years Ago?
Previously on this blog: Passive Solar Heating: Do's and Don't's