Solar panels are the instruments that make use of the endless supply of energy from sun to be transferred into the electricity. This form of energy utilization has many benefits and the most favourable of the benefits are decrease in the energy bills as the solar power is free source of energy and conservation of the environment as it does not emit any harmful gases.
In the past when solar panels were newly introduced in the market, it was impossible for many home owners as well as small businessmen to invest in them as they were very expensive. It was so costly that many could not comprehend the long term benefits of investing into solar panels. With modern technology implemented in making solar panels nowadays, the cost has reduced considerably and the panels are also much compact in size. So now it is profitable to install solar panels for both residential and commercial purposes.
The reasons why the manufacturers and retailers of the solar panels as well as the government are investing so much into the research and development of solar panels are:
Safe for Environment :
- Non pollutant with Solar Panels
The solar energy is totally pollution free source of energy as no harmful gas is released when the solar panels harness the power of sun and turn it into electricity. It does not even make any kind of noise which means there is no noise pollution as well and the residents can enjoy a peaceful stay at their homes. This kind of energy utilization is very important to sustain a healthy and green environment for future generations.
- Renewable energy
The sun is an endless source of energy. There are many other renewable sources of energy such as wind and water, but sun is more powerful than all the other sources of energies. It is after so many years, that humans have finally managed to capture the power of sun directly; many other living things such as plants have been doing this for millions and millions of years.
- No more exhaustion of fossil fuel
It is very important to stop using fossil fuels to generate electricity. It is because there is only limited stock of fossil fuel available in the earth’s crust, it takes many years for fossil fuel to develop, it emits many harmful gases when converted into electricity, and there are many other reasons that signal to immediate reduction in use of fossil fuel.
Free Source of Energy :
- Onetime investment
Solar panels are a onetime investment. Once you have installed solar panels on the roof of your home they will provide you with free electricity for at least twenty to thirty years. These panels can give free electricity for even over half a century, provided they are maintained well.
- Low maintenance
Solar panels require very low maintenance. It is not at all costly to maintain solar panels, as all you have to do to keep them working for a long time is just wash them with a garden hose so that the dust particles do not settle on them.
- Incentives from government
Governments of almost all nations know the benefits of solar panels, and thus offer incentives or tax rebates or both to install solar panels. Australian government is very stringent about its environmental laws and thus provides great support to the people who wish to install solar panels in the form of solar credits. Thus making it cheaper and encouraging people to look forward to this source.
- It is not only free but profitable too
The best part of the solar energy is that, once you have installed the panels the electricity thus generated is not only free, but also profitable if you decide to sell the excess electricity generated to the grid electricity connection companies.
With so many benefits of solar panels it is impossible to avoid this idea of getting free and safe electricity. If you still think the panel’s cost is too much to make your entire home run on solar power, then invest in solar power gradually and keep adding the panels till you do not need the grid connection anymore.