The following solar infographic is pretty concise, but it makes 3 important points. The points, in summary, are:
1) You can save a lot of money by going solar (typically, tens of thousands of dollars). Actually, beyond saving tens of thousands, you may be able to even sell your extra electricity, depending on the region in which you live and the size of your installation.
2) Solar power is critical to protecting our climate and our air and water.
3) Solar power supports over 100,000 American jobs. You can support workers in your local community as well as the country as a whole by going solar.
If you prefer to read in infographic form, here you go:
When asked, “Why solar?,” I think the answer is, “Why not?”
Source: Cost of Solar