If you are concerned about the environment, solar energy is the smart choice for you. The sun is a renewable resource, so you are not deteriorating the environment. Do your part to use less fossil fuels by using solar energy instead.
If you will be ground mounting your solar panels, consider the wildlife in your area. Panels can be quickly destroyed by curious raccoons, hungry deer or hibernating squirrels. Try to place your panels in an area that is not easily accessible to such animals to optimize the lifespan of those panels.
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Always use non abrasive cleansers on your solar panels. An abrasive cleaner can scratch the surface of the panel and cause permanent damage and affect how well the solar panel works. There are commercial cleaning solutions to use or you can use a pool skimmer with a very soft cloth on it.