Have you ever wished that the utility company would pay you instead of the other way around? Well, this dream can be a reality with the use of residential solar power kits. This is being done all over the country as more and more people are choosing the cleaner air option of solar power. You can gain momentum in saving the earth as well as money by using solar power for your home.
With solar power, you have the ability to build up storage in your battery system for any power outages that may occur. With this system, you will fully be able to run on your battery power for an extended period of time. Unlike other sources, you have more time with the solar battery as it is made to run longer than an extender.
When using a power kit you will also need an inverter. This will enable you to send any excess energy you do not consume back to the power company. They, in turn, must pay you for this energy and buy it from you. The installation of the inverter allows you to do this. Some states this is mandatory. You can find that your meter will actually run backward charging the power company instead of the other way around depending on the size of your home.
Residential solar power kits can be an expensive installation but in the long run, it is very worth it and will pay for itself. The installation is tax deductible and considered a major home improvement as well. Federal taxes have a special tax incentive for adding solar power grids to your home.
This will help pay for the cost of the installation. There are also special rebates included with the installation of a panel system for solar energy. The size of the kit based on the size of your home will determine how much energy you can draw for your home use.
A kit may not be able to fully run a large home. But it will greatly improve the energy consumption of that home. These savings, along with the tax incentives and increase on your property value, will save you thousands of dollars on energy in a larger home.
There are many contractors who specialize in the installation of residential solar power kits. They can be found in your area by doing an online search. You may also be able to find a list of qualified installers through your utility company. Some cities will list these approved contractors and encourage citizens to go solar.