For the early adopters of rooftop solar panels, maintaining and repairing faulty panels is a costly challenge of its own.
Shipments of solar panels reached a record high last year, though most were imported. They're also getting cheaper.
It's a small market so far, but using the excess supply of used batteries could help meet the high demand for stored clean energy.
How to staff up the slew of renewable energy projects ushered in under the legislation is a pressing question within the industry.
The federal Energy Information Administration predicts that more than half of the new capacity added to the electric grid this year will be solar.
(They'll have to be made here in America.)
The president also ruled out solar tariffs for two years on several Asian countries the U.S. imports solar panels from.
Solar, wind and nuclear energy confront old and new obstacles to competing with fossil fuels.
Some say keeping Trump-era levies on foreign-made panels and cells will help the U.S. meet Biden's domestic goals for renewable energy.
Households with less disposable income often pay higher rates. Energy Well Texas is addressing that as well as emergency preparedness.