If you’ve been on the sales/installation/design side of the solar industry for even a few weeks, you’ve encountered questions related to how system production is calculated. This is a reasonable question. It’s a question that strikes at the heart of the solar value statement. As such, transparency is the appropriate posture for exploring this question.
Whether leasing or buying solar panels is better depends on your financial situation and your goals. Buying will save you the most money. But leasing can be an easy way to get started with solar.