People are switching to clean, renewable energy to try and participate in making the world greener and solar energy is one of those favoured by homeowners.
Homeowners can choose between using a grid-tied solar system or an off-grid solar system when switching over to solar energy.
Since a grid-tied solar system is connected to a city’s power grid, it is recommended that homeowners use an off-grid system to avoid any difficulties associated with the city’s power grid.
Power outages occur for various reasons when connected to a power grid, and one outage can last from a few minutes to a few weeks. An off-grid solar system can store energy on batteries for use during outages and homeowners can even choose to disconnect from the grid and rely on the system for power.
Going off the grid means no monthly electric bills to pay. While the system is expensive, the fact that you won’t be paying any electric bills is useful in the long-run as it allows you to save money for other expenses.
Installing a power system might seem complicated, but an off-grid solar system is perfect anywhere as it doesn’t require specialised infrastructure to function. A homeowner only needs a set of tools to set up the system in the household...
Source: Green Journal