Making use of solar panels may be the only method of providing renewable and environmentally friendly power in the average household. Solar Panels consist of Solar ‘cells’ of which there are two types: Solar electricity panels or solar hot water panels. These two types enable us to feed electricity to our residence or to heat up water.
Increasingly, we are seeing additional and further efficient solar panel designs. This is making solar power considerably more attractive for homeowners.
It is improbable we shall get businesses using solar electricity in the near future due to the much greater energy requirements of business but who knows how solar electricity will develop in the coming years. As the expertise concerning the use of cells progress, we are likely to gain a much more widespread use of solar cells.
Solar cells present away of getting electricity to inaccessible areas where the use of electricity may be essential, but the installation of electricity cables is not possible. A good illustration of the significance of solar power to generate electricity in inaccessible areas is for satellites. In recent decades, satellites have usedsolar panels to catch the suns energy, in order to generate power for the on board equipment.
It’s possible that a home to get all of its’ power by using of solar panels, but this is not likely for most homes. The set up cost for providing an entire home with electricity from solar energy would probably be too much for an average household. However the use of solar power in the average property is still able to generate a large amount of power, reducing future energy bills.
Using solar panels to provide hot water is becoming common around the globe because of the energy and money savings provided by solar energy.
A high-quality solar hot water system can generate an average home with about one third of its hot water. Whilst this may not be very much, it will reduce energy expenditure by a significant amount.
Of course, combining a solar panel hot waters system with a good solar electricity system would further energy savings and reduce electricity bills.
The combination of solar panel systems with other renewable energy technologies, such as a home wind turbine can work pretty well together in providing sources of clean power for our homes: Integration is the key to maximising the success of a solar electricity system, so be sure to ask for advice on this when installing your solar power system.
Article submitted by Bryan Farrow of Kitchens Devon and Bathrooms Devon DJ Interiors South West Ltd for Solar Heating, Bathrooms, Kitchens, New Combination Boilers and Plumbing throughout Devon UK.