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A big part of adding solar to your home is determining the type and number of solar panels you need. From there, you can tally up how much you can expect to spend to install those panels.
Maximizing Solar Energy
Consider how certain factors might affect solar panel performance, including the direction the roof faces and any trees or buildings that may create shade over the panels. Plan on hiring a service to clean your panels annually to ensure they stay in tip-top working condition.
Electrical Panel & Wiring
If you have an electrical panel that uses fuses as opposed to breakers, doesn’t have enough amperage to support the new solar panels, or lacks the space to accommodate the new solar circuits, you’ll need to upgrade it in order to add solar.
Other Clean Energy Sources
Solar energy isn’t the only alternative clean energy source you can use to power your home. Depending on your needs and where you live, there are other options you can consider such as residential wind turbines and fuel cells.
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