The Pros and Cons of Solar Panels- Choosing the Best Solar Energy Panel The pros and cons of solar panels must be evaluated before installing sun powered solutions in home or building. This form of energy is cheap compared to electric solutions provided at predetermined rates. However, certain points are taken into consideration while adopting this form of energy solution. These equipments reduce reliance on external and uneconomical resources of energy, especially electricity or gas. Sun is empowering them. A lot of money is saved allowing you to explore other areas of investment. Sun is renewable source of energy. It is clean and does not emit harmful gases or smoke into the atmosphere. As per budget, the systems can be designed and integrated in homes accordingly. Several governments have offered tax rebates to promote renewable sources of energy. Fuel-efficiency is achieved after few years of implementation. The silicon system (PV panel) is quite expensive to install and might take years in recovery of the actual cost involved as pay-back period is long. The technology needs to be upgraded after it's purchased. This would involve additional investments. If replacement is the solution then that also involves money. Since sun is the major source of energy, it becomes useless where less sunshine is available or skies are often cloudy. The silicon system with photovoltaic options is not eco-friendly. It might have bad effects on the environment. Energy efficiency is not achieved to the desired level immediately where these systems find application. The alternative to be used is heaters using the suns energy that can enhance the hot water requirements of the house. The pros and cons of the solar panels need attention and choice for the same should be made accordingly. Sun's exposure on the house or building must be observed before making the purchase. Though arrays can be applied in various formats to achieve the desired solution but care must be exercised even after installation.
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Published on Jan 22, 2011
Published on Jan 22, 2011
The pros and cons of solar panels must be evaluated before installing sun powered solutions in home or building. This form of energy is chea...