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Special Report: Is Solar Worth It? Breaking down the risks, rewards of a solar home

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A recent proposal would require solar panels on new homes in the city of Milwaukee.

Starting in 2020, every new apartment, house, and condo in California must run on renewable energy. 

That made us ask, what are the risks and rewards of a solar home?

While we don't consider Wisconsin one of the sunshine states, surprisingly we do get around 200 days of sun per year and that's free energy that folks in downtown Milwaukee and the suburbs are starting to take advantage of.

CBS 58 Chief Meteorologist Drew Burgoyne shows us the tax breaks, risks, and rewards of a solar home. 

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