Modern solar panels for homes are better than ever. They are more efficient, less expensive and easier to install. They provide the perfect alternative energy solutions for most homes.
Having solar panels for the home is definitely one of the most eco friendly forms of energy you can possess. A 1 kw/h solar panel system installed on your house prevents around 180 pounds of coal burned, 35 lbs of CO2 from spreading out into the atmosphere and 100 gallons of water being wasted every month per household! Roof Worx says “Experts say that the installation of solar panels can minimize the carbon dioxide footprint by 35,000 pounds annually, which is equivalent to planting 88 trees a year”. Solar panels come installed with a back up battery that stores energy from the sun and can help keep electricity flowing 24/7. Solar panels aren’t just good for providing light, you can use them to heat water, charge your vehicle, cook food, and pretty much use any item that needs electricity.
If larger solar panels are installed in your home it can also provide energy to heat your home as well heat the water. Although you will need a great amount of sun to heat the home outside of the summer months.
Homemade Solar Panels are catching the attraction of many people. Rising power prices drives most of the folks to search for an alternative source of energy.
The price of solar panels fell steadily for 40 years, interrupted in 2004 when high subsidies in Germany drastically increased demand there and greatly increased the price of purified silicon (which is used in computer chips as well as solar panels). The recession of 2008 and the onset of Chinese manufacturing caused prices to resume their decline. In the four years after January 2008 prices for solar modules in Germany dropped from €3 to €1 per peak watt. During that same time production capacity surged with an annual growth of more than 50%. China increased market share from 8% in 2008 to over 55% in the last quarter of 201 In December 2012 the price of Chinese solar panels had dropped to $60/Wp (crystalline modules).