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Why are tax credits the answer? Wouldn't it make more sense for direct rebates to consumers at the time of purchase. It seems that tax rebates gives incentives to people who already have the upfront cash to make these upgrades, where as the people who could use the cost savings of energy efficency the most can afford it the least. In terms of solar power, maybe the power company should own the actual products and the homeowner can pay for the installation costs. They could lease the products from the power company and pay for it using the power they generate. We looked into a solar system and it is way too expensive for the average homeowner at this time.
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