Archive for September 25, 2013

Use the Sun to Power Your Home and Go Green

Written by Abe on . Posted in Advantages for solar energy, Residential solar energy systems, Solar panel financing

Residential solar energy systems

In the newest solar residential systems and products, the best achieved sunlight conversion rate, or efficiency, is around 20.1%. On top of that, by 2020, the cost of just one watt of solar power, is expected to reach a dollar by 2020. Though there is still not complete efficiency when it comes to residential solar panel systems, they are still a great alternative to traditional power sources. They allow homes to get off the grid, literally, and be more self-sufficient than ever before. Plus, they can be a great resource for any homeowner who wants to build a green home that has minimal impact on the environment.

The main reason that solar panels do not have higher efficiency is that it is difficult to c