Buying vs. Leasing

Admirals Alternatives financing allows homeowners to purchase home solar and renewable energy systems. The benefits of buying these systems, in many cases, far outweigh the benefits of leasing. Please see the comparison table below to understand some of the advantages to owning your renewable energy system through Admirals Alternatives financing:

 

Lease* vs. Ownership Comparison

 Lease or PPAAdmirals Alternatives Financing
Customer may be eligible for a federal tax creditNOYES
Customer may be eligible for a state tax creditNOYES
May gain asset value on homeNOYES
Customer may be eligible for instant rebatesNOYES
Payments may decreaseNOYES
Pre-payment penalties may applyYESNO
Available no-maintenance performance warrantiesYESYES
*Based on current available leasing programs.