SunPower: SoCal builder includes solar panels on new homes

Full story: LA Daily News
A Southern California homebuilder is offering rooftop solar panels from San Jose-based SunPower as a standard feature at three developments in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Full Story
William E Schenewerk

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Jul 30, 2010
Property taxes on a $14,000 system will be $175/y. Assuming this is for an 1.4 kW system and it is pointed correctly, power generation will be ~1200 kWh/y. Just the property taxes makes the power cost 0.14 USD/kWh, greater than the utility rate.
Jeff Sveiven

Northridge, CA

#2 Sep 2, 2010
California exempts property taxes for renewables

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