April 21, 2019
Rich’s system was installed in West Chicago, IL, in June of 2019. His savings, panel production and environmental impact are already impacting him and his family’s every-day life in an incredible way.
The south-facing 30-panel system His 29-panel system is powered with a SolarEdge HD Wave inverter and Rich has successfully reduced his average monthly electric bill from $145 to $89, plus an inevitable utility connection fee of $16 that all homeowners are required to pay.
My average bill used to be about $140-$150 a month on average. Now after my solar panels and after my incentive money, my payment actually drops down to about 89 dollars a month. Then my ComEd bill is a base fee of 15-16 dollars.
In Illinois, homeowners may participate in the Illinois Shines program, where they are offered two incentives to convert to renewable energy. First is the 26% federal tax credit. This incentive is only available for solar systems that aren’t leased. Second is the SREC (Solar Renewable Energy Credit) program. This incentive allows homeowners to receive payment on a per kilowatt-hour basis. Solar systems are also property tax-exempt. In Rich’s case. his system was purchased and he has received the benefits of both incentives.
The savings on solar now that I’ve had it for almost a full year now has been huge. Absolutely huge the savings you have on the energy that I’m producing right now. My house primarily uses about five to 600 watts of energy, but my panels are producing 7,000.
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I was surprised by how easy it was. They answered every question I had. Eventually the solar payment will go away and I’m okay to be left paying $16 per month for electricity.
Everything proceeded ahead at lightning speed with great communication along the way. They also took care of all the rebate requirements as well, making the entire process very simple and quick.
The entire process, from purchasing Tron Solar Panels to installation, has been seamless. All Tron employees I’ve worked with have been incredibly friendly, knowledgeable, and professional.
Dealt with Adrien and Andy and the communication and process was awesome. A lot easier than I expected, and also found out they offered a lot more than solar panels.