Wake up! It’s time to think about switching to solar energy.
It’s something you’ve maybe been putting off. After all, it’s a fairly expensive investment on the face of it and it likely won’t start paying for itself right away. Getting solar panels installed can also be quite an invasive process that involves a lot of work being done on your property and a lot of disruption as a result.
But look, it’s time. The excuses are rapidly dwindling and the reasons to switch to solar are getting more compelling all the time.
It’s Easier Than You Think
First things first: switching to solar energy is much easier and quicker than you probably expect. Having a solar panel array installed is a fairly involved process sure, but there are now a lot of companies offering the service that can do this for you in a fast and reliable manner. These companies typically offer long warranties on their installations, along with flexible payment methods and financing options. They’ll consult with you and let you know the best options for your home in particular and the whole thing will be finished before you know it.
There Are Lots of Options
Solar panel arrays are just one of the many options for enjoying the many benefits of solar. You could alternatively just choose a solar generator, which will sit in your garden to build up and store energy for you.
Or perhaps you might just get a solar battery charger. These are portable devices that can generate power from the sun to run a smartphone, laptop or tablet. The best solar chargers are waterproof and come with long connectors, ensuring that you can work with them in the garden while you stay warm and dry indoors.
You can even simply decide to make more use of solar powered appliances and products like lamps and other devices. The point is: this isn’t a binary decision. You don’t necessarily need to go ‘all in’ on solar. Just take that first small step and you’ll be closer to making a positive impact. And once you start, it’s that much easier to take it further.
The Incentives Are There
So, it’s easy to get started and there area plenty of options. But those aren’t reasons to switch to solar power – they’re just arguments against the reasons not to!
So, what are the benefits of choosing solar energy?
Where do we start? There are more good reasons to switch to solar than ever before:
- You’ll save money on your energy bill (for every few solar panels, you’ll be able to stop using at least one of your regular appliances). And if you get a solar battery, you’ll also be able to save up some of that energy for later use.
- You’ll be able to sell some of that energy. You’re not just saving money here – you’re also making Any energy that is left over you can often sell back to the grid, further offsetting your usual costs.
- You’ll get tax breaks. If you’re not impressed enough by the financial incentives yet, consider that you’ll also be given tax breaks – allowing you to save money in yet another way.
- You’ll be part of a cool club. There’s certainly great status that comes with switching to solar energy. It’s a mark of pride, a great conversation starter and a cool way to feel as though you’re part of an exclusive club. It’s good for your reputation too – which is especially beneficial for small businesses.
- It’s great for the planet. Most important of all is that the planet needs more of us to switch to solar – more than it ever has done in the past. Do the right thing.