Archive for March, 2012
With the rise in fuel costs and utility bills, homeowners, schools, farms and small businesses across the globe are taking advantage of the benefits of domestic solar power systems.
While many people are reaping the rewards of renewable energy, there are many who are quick to point out reasons solar power should be avoided. These people are often those who dispute the onset of global warming and believe fossil fuels will never run out.
For anyone looking for another opinion on solar power, we’ve put together a couple of the favourite myths travelling around the web concerning domestic solar power.
It’s not sunny enough here for solar panels
It’s false that solar panels require lots of direct sunlight to work properly; in fact, the panels can still generate at least 40% of the potential yield on the cloudiest days, making them efficient wherever you live. The truth is modern solar panels utilise daylight, not direct sunlight, to generate electricity. Read the rest of this entry »