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25th November 2020
Solar Panel Kits
  • BY : Ellen Ra
  • BY : Ellen Ra
  • 25th November 2020

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Solar Panel Kits

For many years, the topic of solar energy has been at the forefront of technology for scientists and members of the energy industry. The fundamental basis of solar energy is that it takes the sun’s heat and converts it to electricity. Several benefits that derive from this technology include less dependence on fossil fuels and lower electric bills for the homeowner.

Geographic Location

The majority of homeowners who use solar panels live in areas close to the equator where there is a higher concentration of sunlight year-round. Solar panels are particularly not a good idea to use in the regions that don’t receive a lot of sunshine year-round. More and more homeowners are looking into a solar paneling system to generate electricity for their property. Aside from the higher upfront cost, the solar paneling system can pay for itself in just a few years.

Solar Kit Requirements

For homeowners looking to purchase solar panel kits, a legitimate package should have the following components: solar panels, solar batteries, charge regulators, power inverters, mounting hardware, and all necessary wiring. Homeowners who purchase the kit directly and install it themselves save a considerable amount of money when they skip out on hiring a technician to install it for them. Luckily, there are plenty of resources available that give sound instruction on how to install a solar panel kit properly. Solar Panel Kits are an excellent investment if constructed and installed correctly.

Cost Impact

Regarding the overall cost of adopting a solar panel system, the installation cost is more than 50% of the total cost. This statistic should be an incentive for homeowners who want to install a solar panel system, but don’t want to go through the installation cost. Besides, doing extensive research on how to connect your solar panel system gives you more knowledge overall about the system. During and after the installation process, should any issues arise because you took the initiative to install the system a lot of times, you can investigate and solve it. It is also noteworthy that if you install your own system, it can pay for itself in as little as three to six years if you claim the specific tax credit.

Downsides

There are specific downsides when tackling a DIY solar panel project. It will require a lot of sweat equity from the homeowners to build a solar panel system and ensure that it is functioning correctly. Depending on where you live, some local jurisdictions may not allow you to undertake such a task; some local authorities and building departments will require the solar panel system to be constructed and installed by a certified professional. Furthermore, depending on the certified professional, the typical warranty ranges from 5 to 10 years. If you choose to go the DIY route, there is no warranty Bing created from the system; it is up to you to ensure that the system installation occurs appropriately.

Thank You so much for your time,

Ellen Ra
Love Solar Energy

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