Citizenre Has A Plan to Bring Solar to the Masses

Citizenre Inc. has a plan to bring solar power to more people than ever before by renting solar panels to homeowners. The equipment is backed by a performance guarantee with no purchase, maintainence or installation costs.

Solar Power-- Coming To A Roof Near You

Citizenre Inc. has a plan to bring solar power to more people than ever before by renting solar panels to homeowners. Solar technology has been available for many years, but there has been a major obstacle to wide-spread use -- the high cost of the solar panels and equipment. A purchase of solar panels to supply the average home requires a major investment to the tune of $20 to $30 thousand or more, even with government rebates and incentives. According to the company's web site, "The Citizenre Corporation pays for, installs, owns and operates the solar installation. You don't have to worry about maintaining the equipment or any of the other concerns that come with making an investment in solar power. All you are required to do is pay for the electricity generated from these panels, at a fixed rate that is at or below your current electricity price, for up to twenty-five years." A one-year and 5-year contract is also available, but a 25-year contract will realize the biggest savings.

The performance of the system is monitored through the residential telephone line giving the company the ability to respond to system problems daily. In addition, the homeowner can monitor the system perfomance online in the customer's account. Should a problem occur, Citizenre will be responsible for resolving it at no additional cost to the homeowner. The rental agreement is backed by a performance guarantee -- only the actual energy produced is included in the monthly bill. Therefore, it is in the company's interest to maintain the equipment at optimal performance. The homeowner doesn't pay for underperforming equipment which is a disadvantage when considering a solar system purchase.

The simple steps for any homeowner living in a net-metering state to join Citizenre's program are: 1) fill out a form that notifies the company of the customer's interest, house orientation, shading factors and utility provider. 2) Citizenre franchisees come to the homeowner's residence and work up a site plan for the panels which can be located on the roof or in the yard up to 300 feet from the house. If the plan is approved by the homeowner, the plan is submitted to the corporate office. If the plan is not approved, the homeowner changes his/her mind or solar is not suitable at the site, then nothing else happens and the homeowner has no further obligations. 3) The requisite number of panels and equipment are installed per the engineering plan. While the utility grid costs continue to go up, the Citizenre customer will be enjoying a fixed rate up to 25 years.

For more information on Citizenre solar systems, you can call Independent Direct Seller Jim Tucker at 870-436-3795,, or

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