Top 10 Reasons Why Solar Panels are Better

June 19 14:52 2015 Print This Article

Solar Panels

  1. Solar energy is a renewable kind of energy. With this, you will never have to worry about the price fluctuating or if it will eventually run out. It is a consistent source of energy which is always there.
  1. It is safer for the environment. As compared to fossil fuels, using solar panels don’t produce carbon dioxide, greenhouse gasses, or any kind of airborne carcinogen.
  1. Solar panels are very reliable to use. Since they have no moving parts, there is very little to replace and maintain. A simple look at will result in solar panels that are simply installed and forgotten. Most people who have them in the house can actually generate tons of electricity with very little maintenance in between.
  1. Solar cells are completely silent unlike other energy harvesting rigs. It helps decrease the amount of noise pollution and no other energy source can boast of this.
  1. The thing practically pays for itself. The upfront cost may be a bit staggering to some but it is a very good investment. From the amount of savings you can get, you’ll eventually pay for the system and after that, you are basically turning a profit. This is like having electricity installed but the power company is paying you instead.
  1. There are seemingly an endless amount of choices to look through. A simple search at will display tons and tons of solar panel systems. Some are more expensive or cheaper than other types. This is perfect so that everyone has a good starting point can at least afford the systems.
  1. If you can produce enough electricity, you can even not connect to the power grid and be as self-sufficient as possible. With this, you won’t have to pay for any monthly power bills or utilities.
  1. Of course, you can still connect to the grid but instead of using up power, you can actually sell them your excess power. This might take some time and effort but if you beef up your panels then not only will you not be paying, but power companies will actually give you money in return!
  1. Tax credits and incentives from the government is another huge benefit. Since governments all over the world are pushing for this cleaner energy alternative, then governments will actually impose a 20-30% rebate or discount of some kind. You are essentially paying less to pay less.
  1. Solar panel technology and photovoltaic cells are steadily improving at an exponential rate. Solar panel rigs are rarely seen in residential areas before but are slowly becoming common place.

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