Solar power is a popular alternative to fossil fuel-generated electricity. It is nonpolluting renewable energy sources.
Thousands of families have made the switch to solar power. Have a high cost of installed solar power systems stopped you from going green? There are several ways to alleviate this financial burden and make residential solar power a reality.
Let’s look at 3 tips that will reduce the cost of solar electricity.
Assess and reduce the use of electric current. Looking for ways to conserve electricity. If you use electricity to heat your home and hot water or cooking your meals, switch to natural gas or propane-powered equipment. ‘Save electricity by having iSAVE installed with your air conditioner that improves energy efficiency’ (Also known as ‘ประหยัดไฟฟ้าด้วยการติดตั้ง iSAVE กับเครื่องปรับอากาศที่ช่วยเพิ่มประสิทธิภาพการใช้พลังงาน’ in the Thai language).
Replace incandescent light bulbs with CFL bulbs. This can reduce your lighting usage by up to 75 percent. The more electricity you can save quite a bit you have to produce.
Build and install your solar power system. Solar-powered electricity system requires ten or more panels to generate enough electricity to replace the utility company. The panel is a major cost in the solar system.
Build your own solar panel? While that may sound impossible it is a DIY project that can be done. Hundreds of ordinary homeowners have installed their own solar system. All that is required is the basic electrical and carpentry skills.
A complete, detailed set of instructions will be needed to build solar panels. Choose your construction guide carefully. The most important factor to be able to make your own solar panels is the quality of your plan. There are many different companies offering plans for DIY solar panels.