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Tips and Mix of Essentials about Solar Panels and Free Harvest of Sun’s Energy

No doubt that solar power is becoming more popular day by day as the energy prices keep on increasing. It is also an alarming fact that the conventional energy resources are getting dried as time pass by and at this rate, this generation itself will be consuming the entire resources. The future generations may be in left in darkness. Here comes the importance of renewable energy resources like solar energy. Many people largely switch on to solar in order to meet their domestic power needs. After an initial investment on panels and set up, a solar system can offer free energy for a longer period and also cut down your electricity bills to minimum. “Tip #1: Starting small may be the success mantra when you think of solar energy. Say for example, you can start with using solar lights outside home to conserve energy.” Panel installation The solar panels modules,…

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The Art of Generating Green and Cheap Electricity Using Solar Panels

Solar panel electricity system, which is also known technically as photovoltaic (PV) panels, function by capturing the sun’s energy and converting it to electricity. The advantage of PV cells is that these don’t required direct sunlight, but can also work to an extent during cloudy days too. Installing PV panels at home can help you get the needed power to light up your home and run the appliances. Many people in Australia depend largely on solar power lately. Benefits of solar power Cut your electricity bills – Sun can give you free energy for long once if you make an initial investment for installation of solar panels. Get paid for the extra electricity you make – The government has now announced an Feed-in Tariff Plan with which you can get paid for the electricity you produce in surplus to upload onto the grid. Reduce your carbon footprint – Solar power…

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Some Nice to Know Information about Solar Panels and Solar Power Generation

Owning a solar power system is a matter of pride as you have taken a significant initiative to reduce your carbon footprint with it, and contributed significantly towards the green globe movement. However, installing solar panels at home and maintaining it require a bit of knowledge, and here we will discuss a few such essentials that are not usually discussed in the forums. Theft and vandalism of solar panels Solar panels are expensive entities, so naturally become target of theft. It is also beneficial for the thieves that solar panels are mounted at easy to access locations as roof or yard, which makes their task much easier. There is no sure-shot cure for this problem, but you can use some theft-proof hardware as bolts requiring special wrenches, which may help. Also try to make it less visible from the main road or highways when you are installing solar panels. Impact…

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5 Tips to Keep Your Solar Panels Long-lasting and High Performing

Solar Panels are your perfect partners, working hard to fulfil your energy needs, but so silent that you hardly notice their presence. There is a small problem! They are so quiet that you tend to overlook the need to care for them. “But I was told there is no need for any maintenance of these panels when I bought it” True! But, if you can just clean the glass shield of the panel once in a while to offer unobstructed sunrays onto the cells, the system can surely produce more electricity for you. How frequent you need to clean your panels depends on where you live. Say for example, if there is a lot of construction happening around or you are at a windy area with a lot of dust in the air, you may probably need to clean the panels often. At some places you may need frequent washing…

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4 Basic Tips to Maximise Your Solar Panel Performance

As the non-renewable energy resources are getting dried out, solar energy is our next big hope. Many households and commercial establishments use solar power now to meet their daily functional needs. Going a step ahead, many have started to produce surplus electricity too by harvesting solar energy and supply it back to the grid. Government is highly encouraging the use of solar energy by offering many subsidies and special benefits to solar power users. A good solar system is capable of producing clean and cost effective electricity for long. If you have taken a decision to integrate solar power to your home, you have also taken a great step towards reducing your carbon footprint. Solar systems do not exude any carbon emissions or other harmful pollutants to the environment and is an ideal ‘green globe’ solution. However, still renewable energy resources like solar and wind power only account for 2%…