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Don't Wait for a Time Machine: Secure Lower Solar Panel Costs Like Marty McFly in "Back to the Future”.

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Just like Marty McFly in the classic film "Back to the Future", homeowners in San Antonio who are concerned about the rising cost of solar panels may wish they had access to Doc Brown's time machine to secure a more affordable solar system and lower their average electric bill. Unfortunately, unlike Marty, these homeowners do not have access to a time machine to fix their future in the past. 

In Houston, when electricity rates were at 13 cents per kWh, the cost of a solar installation was around 11-12 cents per kWh, just like the DeLorean time machine that Marty used to travel back in the past. However, with the increase in electricity rates due to inflation, explosive growth, and skyrocketing fuel costs, the cost of solar has also increased to around 15-16 cents per kWh, just as the cost of energy increases in the future. 

Many homeowners who have been considering solar energy in recent months may have hesitated to decide, only to find that the cost has now risen significantly. Instead of focusing solely on saving money on their average electric bill, homeowners in San Antonio and Houston should shift their focus to obtaining a consistent and stable energy bill that does not escalate, just as Doc Brown helped Marty to fix his future in the past. This will help curb rising electricity costs and provide a sense of financial security. 

Furthermore, homeowners in San Antonio need to understand that the Houston energy market is just a step ahead of them in terms of prices, and the same factors that have led to the spike in electricity rates in Houston are also affecting San Antonio, just as the events in the past influence the future in the movie. It is important for homeowners in San Antonio to act now before it is too late and the costs of solar energy in their area increase even more. By investing in solar energy now, homeowners can secure a lower rate for solar energy and avoid the escalating costs of electricity. 

In conclusion, homeowners in San Antonio and Houston should not wait to invest in solar panels. As the cost of electricity continues to rise, the cost of solar will also increase. By installing a solar system now, homeowners can lock in a lower rate for solar energy and achieve a flat energy bill, which will help stop the insanity of rising electricity costs. The example of Houston, where electricity rates have risen from 13 cents per kWh in January 2021 to 17 cents per kWh in January 2023, serves as a reminder that the cost of energy can and will continue to increase 

Waiting for a time machine is not an option, the time to act is now! There is no reason to delay when you can easily set up a 30-minute discovery call to find out if you qualify and how much solar installers charge. Just as Doc Brown's time machine helped Marty to fix his future in the past, homeowners in San Antonio can also take control of their energy future by investing in solar energy now. 

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Jim Stack on Jan 17, 2023

So they should by now and in the next 2 to 3 years the rates will justigy the cost of solar today. In 10 to 20 years they will keep savimng more and more. The solar should last 50 years and they will have saved a fortune. Get Battery Storage and it pays even faster. 

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