Check with your local power company as to whether they have a program to buy excess electricity collected by your solar panels. Some utility companies will give homeowners credits to apply to any energy provided to them. These programs are becoming more available as more and more people install solar panels on their home.
Forget the salesman or the confusing websites, this video will show you what a solar panel system REALLY costs. From the most basic starter kit to a whole …
Saving the environment can start with cleaner water-heating devices. There are a variety of solar powered hot water heaters for you to choose from. They are easily installed in an area of optimum sun exposure or on the roof.
For better savings on your utility bill, keep your solar panels clean. Solar panels are practically silent and since you don't touch them, you can easily forget them. The cleaner their glass panels are, the more clear surface area the sun has to "work with." There's no set amount of time that you should clean them. If you live in an area with lots of wind, dust or construction, they may need cleaned frequently. Some ares may require weekly cleanings.