1. Save MoneyWhat is one of the best perks of installing solar panels? Saving money! Purchasing a solar panel system is a long term investment, so while there is an initial investment needed, you should begin to see the results in your power bills immediately. Solar panels are low maintenance and while it is beneficial to give them a professional clean now and again for optimum efficiency, once they’re installed you can sit back, relax, and soak up those savings! If you’ve had some really sunny days, you might even be eligible for a credit on your next power bill. If your solar panels produce more electricity than you need, the excess will return to the grid and begin to credit your account. On top of this, there are other government incentives and tariffs that could potentially save you hundreds or thousands of dollars in the years to come. Before you buy a solar panel system, speak to a professional such as AESOL to assess the best system for your budget and energy needs!
2. Self-Sufficient EnergyEveryone likes the feeling of independence. Why should your electricity be any different? Installing solar panels provides freedom over your power consumption without nasty hidden fees. As electricity prices continue to rise, producing your own energy will ease the burden of future bills and give you piece of mind knowing your power bill is under control. While your solar panels provide you with self-sufficient energy, this doesn’t mean you will be left stranded on those cloudy days. You can still remain connected to the grid so if you do have a string of days when you’re not producing as much energy, you’ll still be able to power your home (as per your utility provider’s costs). If you are after a completely free standing energy source, you panels can store extra electricity in batteries to use on those less energy productive days.
3.Go GreenThere are not many things better than free energy… unless it was clean free energy! Installing solar panels is an eco-friendly way to provide your home with free power while helping the environment. A non-harmful source of power that produces no chemicals or nasty by-products, installing solar panels will reduce your carbon emissions and fuel your home for years to come. You don’t need a large system to start having a positive impact; even a small system will cut down carbon emissions and still save you money. That means free power for you and a healthier environment for all!
Everyone has different reasons for installing their own solar power systems but they all reap the same reward. If you’ve installed a solar panel system, feel free to share your thoughts below!