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WebXtra: Solar power system complete!

By Courtney Lane - bio | email

LINDALE, TX (KLTV) - Remember the solar power system we showed you that Howard Beggs was installing at his home? Well, it's now complete and Beggs says he is already seeing savings.

"It's producing more than 70 percent of my power so far," said Beggs. 

While they can cost homeowners a lot up front Beggs says incentives like a federal tax credit make it more bearable. In the long run, he says going green can save you green.

"I think it's a good idea, not only for helping the environment but also for an economic factor," said Beggs. "If the cost of power goes up then my cost doesn't go up."

We take a look at how Beggs' solar power system works plus his son's which is the double the size.

Catch the story on KLTV at 6 p.m.

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