The individual can harness this technology, and can use it to lower electric bills, raise property value. Its an investment that has very low risk, and if the products are quality enough can eliminate your electric bills and you can profit for years.
There is no other energy alternative that is able to cater to the individual at such a high level!! You should take advantage of this, it is 200 plus dollars on average you can completely remove from your budget. As time goes by solar panels will be more efficient and you will be able to sell excess energy back to your local energy provider.