On Wednesday, the Golden State became the first in the U.S. to require solar panels on almost all new homes. Most new units built after Jan. 1, 2020, will be required to include solar systems [...]. While that’s a boost for the solar industry, critics warned that it will also drive up the cost of buying a house by almost $10,000.
<img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9e/9emt2dotzwjn8nnr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><em><p>California just sent the clearest signal yet that rooftop power is moving beyond a niche market and becoming the norm.
Rooftop solar panels are finally becoming an integral part of most new California homes beginning in 2020, however skeptics say that the move will further worsen the state's housing crisis.