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[–]Intuit 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Install panels, charge homeowner monthly for electricity but at a lower rate. Power company makes more profit, homeowner has no uncertainties of investing in a solar system.

[–][deleted] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

Oh, so you mean the customer can basically rent the solar panels?

[–]Intuit 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Effectively yes, though the rate would vary based on customer usage so the customer isn't left paying money if they don't use enough electricity that month. The general point was that if it's profitable the power company can foot the risk and get some of the benefit.