Considerations Before Installing

These are the factors you need to consider before installing solar.

Before installing solar panels on your home, it’s a great idea to have a plan and a basic understanding of how solar will work for your home specifically.

Each household has different electricity needs, and each house is designed differently which can have an impact on the energy efficiency of your solar power system.

How much electricity do you use in your home, and when do you use it?

Self-consumed solar energy is the most valuable form of energy, with the financial benefits coming in two or three times higher than exported solar electricity. In saying that, it’s great to know that you’ll receive a financial return on any excess energy, so having additional panels is certainly not a bad thing.

Take the time to measure how much electricity you use each day, and track the times when your home is most active. This is also a great time to make adjustments to ensure your understand how many panels you’ll really benefit from.

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Once all of this is done, you’ll be able to accurately measure how much solar energy your household will be able to use, minimising external electricity bills and making the most of your solar energy.

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