Home owners are discovering the benefits to our environment and a way to live happily off the grid or are considering installing a grid-tied solar power system to offset their electric bill or due to a belief in reducing their carbon emissions. These are great reasons to "go solar"...
· Ecologically Friendly -
For obvious reasons, the use of solar panels is Eco-friendly and considered one of the most "green" electricity resources. Because because they operate by interacting with a renewable energy source, sunlight, there is no fear of depleting yet another natural resource.
· Decreased Electrical Bill -
By switching to solar energy, you will save money on your electrical bills every month. Even if electricity bills continue raising in the next few months you will have the peace of mind knowing that your energy source is based on solar power.
· Low Maintenance -
Solar panels have no moveable parts and are very simple to use. After being set up properly, they do not need to be tinkered with and will continuing working for many years. In fact, many manufacturers have 25 year warranties on their panels.
· Efficiency -
No matter where you live, the chances are that you can successfully use solar panels for you electrical needs. They are rugged and are very adaptable to climate conditions and the latest panel models are efficient enough to work well without facing directly south and some will even produce electricity under cloud cover.