I have to agree.
We recently bought a house and one of the first things we did was to cap them because, you know, yea solar.
Their big hook seems to be that there is no install costs. Great, but that means they get all the tax incentives, plus you pay them for how much energy you generate, not how much you use. Huh?
Plus I didn't like their math. They took our electric bill, divided the TOTAL by the number of kwh used to get to our "rate" to compare with their system. Including taxes and fees. Despite that we would still need to pay our local energy company $12 per month since we are still on the grid.
That seemed a bit disingenuous to me.
We found 3 reputable companies in our city that can put up a comparable sized system, or even larger, for less than what SC days we can buy the system from them after 5 years.
Also, all of them had a low rate finance option so there would be nothing down.
In our case, no electric bill + solar loan payment = about break even. For 10 years. Then no payment and free electricity. Unless we refinance and pay the system outright.
20 year lease that has to stay with the home even of you sell? No thanks.