Posted by on Aug 16th, 2011 and filed under Renewable Energy, Solar. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Solar panels can supply us with a clean, safe and renewable energy for our homes without harming the environment and there are several facts and realities on its rewards which give us more reason to make use of it.

As an overview, solar panels work by basically altering the sun’s radiated light and heat into utilizable electricity. Panels are the mostcrucial part of the solar energy system. For without them, nothing would happen to the light and heat emitted by the sun. Panels are available in an array of shapes, sizes and styles; and what type of panels you would use in your home would depend upon the size of your home, budget, sun exposure and energy usage.

The number of panels varies depending upon a certain homes energy needs; but on the average, it costs about $600-$1000 for a single panel.Imagine installing an entire solar energy system and how much it would cost!

On the contrary, we should use solar panels for a lot of reasons.For one, utilizing solar energy through solar panels lets us produce supplementary electricity that can be fed into the existing power system. It lessens energy consumption in the electric grid and as a result, saves you money in the long run.The key to increasing generated energy is position.

Secondly, solar energy is the best way to support our milieu. Unlike energy powered by fossil fuels – coal, oil and gas –, solar energy is free of pollutants that could harm our environment.It does not give off any greenhouse emissions which basically then helps slow down global warming.

When it comes to durability and cost, one need not worry how long a solar panel can last. It is made to last more than two decades. These do not have any moving parts and the panels only need to rely on sunlight so it could function and serve its purpose. Hence, it lasts than any other appliance you can ever find in your home.

It is but sensible to use solar panels in remote areas of the country where electricity isinsufficient.Just ensure that your panels and roof arecleaned frequently of grime and dust because it could block the rays of the sun which would then hinder you in preserving a good power supply.

If there are power outages, your house would not be affected in any way.When your neighbor is coming home stumbling on the ground because of power outages, you conveniently enjoy a well lighted and ventilated abode.

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