Solar is an energy solution that provides clean, reliable electricity, increases consumer choice, and helps homeowners and business owners save money on their utility bills. Going solar at someone's own home can get greatly reduce their carbon footprints as well as their electric bills. Many are deterred by the cost of installing solar power, but with new technologies a solar system can pay for itself within a few years. Becoming a member of Solar United Neighbors can help people to go solar at their own pace. They offer advice on going solar in one's own home and resources to get started. They also have Solar Help Desk for real-time advice with an expert.