Whether you are considering solar power to decrease your carbon footprint or to cut costs on your electric bill here are a few facts that could help you decide.
How does Solar work? Sun activates the panels, the cells produce an electric current. The electricity is then converted through the inverter which powers your home. So easy!
What are the benefits of going solar?
- In 30 years, the average rooftop solar panel system can reduce pollution by 100 tons of carbon dioxide.
- Solar energy produces no pollution when generating electricity.
- Solar energy is the cheapest source of energy in the world as of 2017
- And so much more….
Is my home suitable for solar? Solar panels produce 10 kilowatt-hours of electricity per square foot. Interestingly enough Solar panels do not need direct sunlight to generate electricity. So what home isn’t suitable for solar??!!
What is the potential cost of solar? The cost depends on the amount of energy you’re currently using, for an exact quote please contact us for a no-obligatory energy evaluation of your home. What we can tell you is the average homeowner has experienced “break-even” on their solar investment in under 10 years. Our experience in solar sales keeps us up to date with all financial deductions available including:
- Federal Solar Tax Credit (Investment Tax Credit)
- Property Tax Exemption (Solar Systems Do Not Increase Property Tax)
- Sales Tax Exemption (No Sales Tax to Purchase Solar)
Can I get financing? We have an established network of financial institutions that we’ve worked with over the years who offer our clients the best options available.
How will solar impact the value of my home? Installing solar panels in a home not only helps to reduce current monthly utility bills; it can potentially increase the home’s value by up to 4.1% more than comparable homes with no solar panels.
Interesting Solar Energy Facts
By 2050, it’s predicted the largest source of all electricity will be from the sun.
Depending on location, you can save anywhere from $10,000 to $40,000 over the course of 20 years when you invest in the solar option.
After the oil crisis of 1970, solar energy soared as a viable alternative for energy in the wake of the instability of fossil fuels.
Several countries use solar energy to power spacecrafts for both manned and unmanned missions into outer space.
“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy.”
Contact us if you’re interested in installing a solar panel system at your home or business. We proudly serve residential and commercial clients throughout Tampa and the central Florida area.