Fanette Rheaume Roof Panel September 04th, 2018 - 20:29:15
In fact having a solar roof panel can even cause your meter to spin backwards. This means that the utility companies have to pay you. The amount that you are paid is equal to the same rate at which they charge for energy. This could eliminate your utility bill completely. If one of the reasons you are looking to switch to renewable energy is because you are concerned about the environment. You will be happy to know that by generating electricity from a solar roof panel you will help reduce greenhouse gas emission. You may not think that your solar roof panel system on your single house makes that much of a difference but you may be wrong. A simple 3kW solar system reduces carbon dioxide emissions very close to the amount of carbon dioxide emissions given off by a passenger car traveling 8000 miles per year.
How would you like to have a roof which pulls double duty? The roof of your home can do much more than keep the rain and snow out of your house. It can also provide electrical energy for your home by supporting solar roof panels or solar shingles. Solar technology has advanced producing lighter weight more efficient solar cells which make solar roof panels and solar shingles a more feasible choice. The solar cells in the panels or shingles convert the sun light which shines on your roof into solar power which can then be put to use providing electricity for your home.
Also with a solar roof panel you can think long term. Photovoltaic cells which are used to capture the power of the sun in a solar panel are very reliable. They were originally designed for use in space. Almost all of the satellites that orbit the earth are powered by solar energy. This is because they work for long periods of time up to 40 years with little or no maintenance required. As a special benefit a solar roof panel system is eligible for a $2000 federal tax credit. If you happen to live in California the California Solar Initiative (CSI) offers an up-front rebate. Most of the time this covers 20-30% of the final cost.
Increased House Price - A house installed with full working house solar panels is worth more than one that isnt. I know which I would be more interested in if I were looking to purchase a house and many agents now are recognizing this and rewarding sellers who have made the effort. Tax Rebates - Not too many people know this but in many states in the US and even some European countries you will qualify for a tax cut or rebate if you have solar roof panels installed on your property. Its cash back in your pocket. Important- Do not ignore these points as they are all great money making incentives which you should consider when looking at solar roof panels for your home.