• Go Solar With $0 Down!

    Go Solar With $0 Down!

Residential Solar Financing in the North Valley

Alternative Energy Systems customers have multiple options for going solar. Whether you wish to purchase your system outright or would like to get started by leasing for as low as $0 down, we have options to fit your budget.

Solar Financing Options for Residential Customers

Purchase Solar Panels in Chico, California


You own the system and the energy it produces.

  • You purchase your SunPower® system directly.
  • A home equity loan can be used and may be tax-deductible.
  • You can keep any solar tax credits and/or state and local incentives for which you may be eligible.
  • Purchasing your SunPower system directly can maximize your savings. Over time, your system can pay for itself through your utility bill savings.
Loan Solar Panels in Northern California


Own your solar system and pay for it with a loan.

  • Various loan payment terms and conditions available (including optional full prepayment without penalty).
  • You can keep any solar tax credits and/or state and local incentives for which you may be eligible.
  • For many customers, the combination of the loan payment and the remaining power bill is less than their previous electric bill.
Lease Solar Panels in Northern California


SunPower owns the system on your roof.

  • You pay a monthly amount to "rent" the system and use the energy you produce
  • For many customers, their lease and remaining utility bill are lower than their previous electric bill
  • System production is guaranteed for 20 years. If something breaks, we'll fix it.
  • When you sell your home, you can assign the lease to the new homeowner, subject to credit approval. SunPower facilitates this process.

For more information about the different methods of financing your purchase, check out our blog.

Learn more about any of our financing options, or schedule your free in-home estimate today. 

Call Alternative Energy Systems at 855.616.1450 or fill out the form below.