There has been a growing demand for solar energy to work in synchronization with evolving technology. This demand has further raised the need for energy production without exploiting the natural resources. This has given rise to the use of solar power to create solar energy.
In South Africa, the favourable climatic conditions make it a perfect location to produce solar energy. Sunny days is all you need for the abundant production of energy, and luckily, we have them aplenty.
The many benefits lead to an increasing effectiveness of solar panel technology, which allows home or business owners to make the most of this energy source. In most cases, the solar energy systems provide great benefits like slashed utility bills, or assistance in generating income by selling surplus power back to the power grid.
Another benefit of solar energy is that its harvesting doesn’t consume fossil fuel, nor does it generate emissions, making it a highly renewable energy source. Emissions produced from fossil fuel-based power plants release sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and some amount of mercury. There is no such risk in the case of solar energy.
The rising price of electricity has also enhanced the popularity of solar energy, which is cheap and demands only a one-time investment of solar panels.
Solar panels require only sun rays to harness energy, and the potential of solar energy is wide-ranging. Growing competition in the solar power industry has given rise to an increased variety of solar panels along with a reduction in prices, making it a worthwhile investment. Solar panel installations are most commonly rooftop but can also take the form of utility-scale, canopy installations, tracker, Polycrystalline Silicon, BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics), solar hot water (thermal) panels and much more.
There are a few things that you will need to consider before selecting your system and the type of solar panels that best suit your energy needs. Power requirements, budget, location, rebates and a tracking down reliable installation company will be your first decisions.