There are many different benefits that one would get from switching to solar energy. First, you will save thousands of dollars long term. You also will save in the short time too because you only are paying the solar provider for the electricity that you actually use. Solar energy also increases the value of your home so it will be easier to sell and more profitable. Finally, solar energy is much more beneficial for the environment and will allow the USA to create energy independence at some point.
- The biggest advantage of going solar is the significant cost savings. This can add up to over $100 a month in some parts of the US.
- While installing solar can be costly, but there are many ways of mitigating the costs including a pay as you go program available to 74% of households.
- Paying upfront for your solar panels will however generate the best cost savings. Rebates and tax credits can help reduce costs making your home energy independent and sustainable.
“According to One Block Off the Grid, adding solar panels to your home can bring in monthly savings of well above $100 in many states. Extend this to two decades, less than the length of a typical solar panel warranty, and this translates to over $30,000.”