Home solar energy is a clean, emission-free and renewable source of energy that does not release harmful pollutants or greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide, into the air and water supply. Unlike fossil fuels, Home Solar offers greater lifetime value than staying connected to a conventional utility provider. However, it is important to consider the pros and cons of solar energy before making a decision. The average energy payback time for solar panels is one to four years, depending on the type of system.
Solar water heaters are less expensive to install than full solar panel systems, but the initial expense of solar panels can be expensive. Despite this, solar energy is usually cheaper than doing nothing and can increase the value of your home as it is considered an improvement. Using solar energy to power your home is an eco-friendly option that can reduce your monthly energy bills. If you live in a location with periods of cloudy days, you may be able to store enough solar energy in a battery to use it even when the forecast is bleak.
Additionally, if you use less energy than your solar panels accumulate, you may be able to sell it back to the community grid through the utility company, known as net metering. Solar energy does not depend on the use of fossil fuels, does not pollute air or water, and does not contribute to global warming. With each passing year, solar energy becomes more popular for home and business owners as people learn its many benefits and installation costs decrease. EmPower Solar develops, designs, installs and services solar and battery systems for residential and commercial customers.