I am looking into getting both rooftop solar and an electric car!
This was inevitable for me — I’d been thinking about it for years and waiting for the right time. But it catalyzed by an desire to take back a bit of control after an out-of-control election year.
I’m also hoping to cash in on 30% federal incentives on solar installation, and $7,500 federal incentives on efficient cars, plus $2,500 from California, where I live. Our president-elect denies the reality of climate change and is looking like an opponent of anything that will catalyze transition to cleaner fuel and transport. I want to try and get in while the going is good.
Why this blog?
I’m learning a lot in the process of researching electric cars and rooftop solar, from the perspective of a homeowner in the San Francisco Bay area. All this stuff is pretty new and I had a lot of basic questions — questions I get from friends when we discuss it. I thought I would capture my learnings for the benefit of old and new friends who have the same interest.
First question: BMW i3? The brand new Chevy Bolt? Used Tesla S? Or wait for the Tesla 3? I think I have decided…