Make sure that any solar panels you put up are actually cost effective. While the installation cost can be dented with government assistance, you need to know how long it will take for energy savings to return your investment. Also factor in that you are not likely to get the same amount of power every single month.
You might be able to get your solar energy equipment installed for a huge discount or perhaps even free. The government is trying to promote solar energy benefits and many wish to cover apart or all of the costs in return for its installation.
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Try getting recommendations for solar energy home equipment. If you have loved ones or colleagues that have solar energy at home, ask them to provide details of their experience or any issues they've been through with their system. It's important to consider other opinions on what you should or should not do.
If you are planning on meeting with a consultant to install a solar panel system, you need to make sure you are prepared. Have a list of all electrical appliances along with their wattage and the number of hours you use them on hand. Any good consultant will need to know this information before a solar panel can be installed.