Power saving tips - the take away in brief: There are ways to save electricity everywhere in the home - it's often easier than you think! Tips range from switching off unused devices and purchasing energy-efficient devices to timers for optimal power consumption One of the greatest potentials lies in a PV system that you can use to produce your own solar … [Read more...]
How Much Money Does 1 Acre Of Solar Panels Make?
Solar panels are an investment that can provide a lot of benefits over time. They are not just good for the environment, they also provide many financial advantages. One acre of solar panels can generate up to $42,500 in income per year at current US electricity prices ($0.11/kWh). This is more than 10 times the amount that 1 acre of corn would produce. Of course … [Read more...]
How Long Does It Take For Solar Panels To Pay For Themselves
Buying solar panels is an investment for the long term, from which you derive the benefits in the short term. Of course, this is an investment decision that should not be taken lightly. Payback time is a valuable indicator to help you make this choice. We explain how to properly understand the return on investment. Payback time and choice of solar … [Read more...]
Solar Power Advantages and Disadvantages
Solar power - the most important facts in brief: Solar energy is the energy from solar radiation and can be used in the form of electricity, heat or chemical energy Photovoltaic systems convert the sun's rays into electricity Solar power has great advantages: it is inexhaustible, environmentally friendly and cheap A solar power system increases the … [Read more...]
How Many Solar Panels Are Needed to Power an Average House?
Solar panels are an affordable way for homeowners to reduce their monthly utility bills and support renewable energy. According to the EPA, solar panels can cut your home’s energy costs by up to 40% and save you money in the long-term. But how many solar panels are needed to power an average house? The average home uses about 1,000 kilowatt hours of … [Read more...]
How To Make A Solar Panel
A solar panel is often expensive. To avoid buying it, find out here how to build it by yourself ... with soda cans! John, who needed extra heat for his house, decided to build his own solar panel. The idea? Cans, assembled in long tubes, accumulate air that heats up when the sun shines and then blows into the house (here is a diagram to better understand the … [Read more...]