Thinking about Solar Panels for your Home?
© Stephanie Hicks, April 29, 2012
Increasingly, homeowners are considering renewable energy resources, like solar power, rather than relying on grid-based power for their residential needs. The number of people that have installed solar panels has more than doubled in recent years.
There are a variety of reasons behind this trend, including:
- concern about rising utility bills
- desire for energy independence
- worry about environmental impacts of continued use of coal and gas
- becoming more aware of energy usage and more efficient
I have been researching and writing about solar power for the past three years and it has been quite exciting to watch interest in the technology grow. With tax incentives and rebates, and a variety of solar financing options, such as solar leases and power purchase agreements available to property owners, going solar is easier and more affordable than ever.
Read on for tips on getting solar panels for your home. I'll review concerns and considerations and include resources for people thinking about solar!
Lower Electricity Bills with Solar Panels