Originally posted at SoCal Connected/KCET. By Derrick Shore.

Do you have solar panels installed on the roof of your home?

Rooftop solar panels are becoming easier to install and more affordable than ever, providing a growing number of homeowners with cost-effective renewable energy. But big utilities have been accused of slowing the rooftop movement down.

Derrick Shore interviews solar panel companies, residents, and utility company execs to find out more about the effectiveness and misconceptions behind solar panels.