Significantly Reduce Your Carbon Print With Solar Electricity

There has been a real boom in the use of solar panels following a steady rise in energy prices. Using solar energy instead of traditional energy sources provides people with a way of dramatically reducing fuel bills in the long term and also helping do their bit to reduce their carbon footprint. With the continually decreasing cost of investing in a solar energy system, green energy has become an achievable choice for many households and businesses. With the cost of solar panels and installation decreasing and energy bills continuing to rise each year, solar energy has to be well worth looking into right now.

Installation of solar panels is incredibly versatile. Panels are often secured to the roof of the house or building they serve or if this is not possible then they can be fixed to stands down on the ground. Choosing professional installation is always advised. They will be able to not only install the panels but also the system that carries the electricity into the house or building allowing you to use it.

Solar panels generate electricity using what is known as a photovoltaic effect using a row of cells that work as conductors. Inverters then convert the current to a form which is suitable for powering household, commercial or industrial equipment. Solar systems include a control panel to direct electricity around a building.

A direct source of power to buildings that are no connected to the grid at all. Solar panels will not operate consistently so a back up using a generator and battery pack will be necessary. Any building on the grid can opt to have their system tied to the grid so that any surplus energy is sent back to the grid and payment is received.

Solar panels are not accessible to everyone due to cost, however a growing number of properties are switching to this green energy. Before long, these systems have usually paid for themselves and once you have reached that point you can enjoy free energy.

If you were to work out how much money you are currently spending annually on energy bills and then think how satisfying it would feel to be free of those bills it is easy to see the huge appeal of solar energy. So perhaps solar electricity would be the right step forward in your circumstances after all.

Solar Panels For Your Home. Solar Systems was one of the first UK Solar Installation companies to be fully accredited to supply and fit domestic systems, we have installed hundreds of systems throughout the South West. Solar Installers