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May 26, 2017 by Snupit
Solar Panels

The future of our environment can be saved by transitioning to the usage of renewable energy. Many environmentalists are researching new ways to combat global warming, pollution and so forth. It is for this very reason that solar panels have become popular to use. In recent times, there are a number of buildings and houses that have been designed to accommodate solar panels. This is because people are seeing how beneficial these solar panels can be for your own home and the planet in general. Here are 5 benefits of having solar panels. These should have you convinced that installing solar panels is the right move.


1.    It’s super cost effective

The price of electricity is always on the rise. Solar electricity could cut these costs exponentially. This is especially true in countries like South Africa where the sun is out for the most part. Even if you’re still paying monthly instalments for your solar panels, in the long run it will be worth it. Aditionally, the price of solar panel electricity is fixed. One can calculate the amount of electricity that will be generated for a long period of time.


2.    It’s good for the planet

The main motive for installing solar panels is often to cut electricity costs. However, the bright side of things is that you can cut costs and be good towards the environment. Many researchers have argued that fossil fuels are destroying the planet and they’re not wrong. Pollution is by no means good for our natural environment. CO2 emissions is one of the key contributors to a polluted environment. However, by making use of solar panels the CO2 emissions of a singular household have the potential to be cut by more than 50%.


3.    Getting hold of solar panels is easy

Solar panels have really begun to make their mark in South Africa. We have progressed to the point where even government housing initiatives are using solar panels to provide a reliable electricity source to residents. There are companies who install solar panels in pretty much all of the major cities. Moreover, solar panels can be ordered online. Snupit is a useful source to find a solar panel installation service.

4.    Increase your property value

Solar panels are becoming heavily sought after. This means that they could add value to your property. This could be highly beneficial if you intend to sell your property sometime soon. However, you’ll just have to be cautious about the positioning of your panels. You don’t want to end up in an situation where the solar panels block the best view on your property.


5.    Very little maintenance

Many people are under the impression that solar panels are a hassle to maintain. However, it’s a lot easier than it’s made out to be. Once the panels are installed they should be able to serve their time. They are built to withstand a variety of weather conditions and remain sturdy if they are installed properly.

 

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