Economize on your power usage while selling excess power to the grid.
When solar power panels were initially introduced they were an expensive luxury. Very costly and only able to produce a slow trickle of current they were useful for charging batteries on yachts and the like but not able to remotely be viewed as an alternative for grid or generated power. They were commonly seen in things like pocket calculators which required very little power. A great deal of research has gone into the technology, which, combined with the economies of scale, has made them a very viable provider of power.
Essentially the power delivery is greatest when the sun shines, reduces in cloudy weather and of course there is no power at night. Most households of course use most power to heat water and for lighting, powering TVs, home Computers and other appliances which are generally in use while the family is at home. A large part of that is after dark when the solar panels are not generating power, which is why, if you are considering Solar Panels for Sale you need a power storage system.
Another very important factor is the storage of power. Electricity has to be used and it is generated and currently the only viable method of storage is using a bank of batteries. Current battery technology is steadily improving, prolonging battery life, improving power delivery and reducing weight. This has been driven by the growing demand for battery powered cars but spins off directly into the household applications. Obviously one must calculate ones power usage in Kilowatt hours and then get batteries which will more than cover this, plus the inverters to convert direct current to alternating current are necessary to meet your household.
In addition there is a very nice trick of being able to sell your excess power to the grid. This is great as when the sun is shining and everyone is at work the power being generated actually earns the purchaser of Solar Panels for sale cash.
We when one looks at installing such a system one is contemplating fairly large outlay. The first thing to consider is that it will pay for itself as the essential thing is that Solar Panels are fairly maintenance free, Sure they need to be cleaned every now and then but they will continue to deliver their current indefinitely. Depending on the installation and private usage, as well as the escalating price of power the installation can pay for itself in as little as 5 years.
The next point is that your mortgage supplier will normally be happy to fund the installation. It is a green installation and definitely adds value to your home while reducing the running costs. So although your Mortgage payment will increase your power costs should reduce dramatically and in within a few years there will be a positive reduction in your monthly outgoings in real terms.
On that note of course it is advisable to consult experts and if you click on the link Solar Panels for Sale you will be in touch with some of the leading experts in the field of installing such systems.
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The advances in technology have almost made buying Solar Panels for Sale
as a no brainer as the purchase will pay for itself.
Submitted on: 2013-10-06 18:37:49