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Hi there, my name is Clarice. Welcome. I would like to talk to you about ways to save energy in your home and business. There are so many problems with the energy grids in each city. The grids will eventually not be able to sustain the surrounding population without huge rate hikes. Infrastructure decline will further impede energy grid reach and affordability. By reducing energy consumption, individuals can eliminate their total reliance on the local grid. Using alternative energy options can also help. I will discuss all of these details and more on this site. Thanks for visiting. Come back again soon.

Learning About Energy

Going Solar At Home

by Henri Brand

If you are tired of paying a significant amount of money for the energy required to keep your home running properly, then it may be time to consider converting to solar energy to power your home. There are many ways that homeowners can take advantage of solar energy around the house.

Here are three areas in which solar energy could be beneficial for your home in the future.

1. Photovoltaic panels can replace electricity.

Many homeowners rely on electrical currents to help power the appliances used within the home each day. Electrical bills can account for a significant portion of your monthly energy expenses, so finding a way to generate electricity by harnessing the power of the sun's rays can be beneficial in saving you money.

Installing photovoltaic panels on your home's roof can give you access to affordable electricity. These panels can be used by homeowners in many different climates, since even on partly cloudy days, the photovoltaic panels can still produce up to 80% of their maximum potential energy.

2. Solar energy can be used to produce hot water.

Modern homes have many uses for hot water. Whether you want to take a relaxing bath or shower or you need to clean your dishes or your clothing, hot water plays a critical role in the completion of these domestic tasks. You can easily use the power of the sun to create hot water within your home by opting to install a solar water heating system.

These systems convert the sun's energy into a power source that can be used to fuel your home's hot water heater. Solar water heating systems reduce reliance on outside fuel sources, and they are eligible for government rebates of up to 30% of the cost of the system and installation.

3. Solar energy can be stored (and sold).

If you are looking for some simple ways to generate additional money for your household budget, then selling some of your excess solar energy could be beneficial. Companies that provide energy to the public are often willing to invest in the excess solar energy homeowners have stored.

By converting your spare solar energy into hydrogen or heat, you can sell it to companies that will help distribute it to businesses and other homeowners in need.

Using solar energy can be beneficial in reducing your energy costs. By installing photovoltaic panels and a solar water heating system and selling your excess energy, you can reduce your reliance on fossil fuels at home. Contact a company like Renewable Solar Resources to learn more.