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Is now the right time to get solar panels?

Solar panels have become increasingly popular over the years as more people are becoming environmentally conscious and looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. With advancements in technology, the cost of solar panels has decreased, making them more accessible and affordable than ever before. However, the question remains: Is now a good time to get solar panels?

The short answer is yes. There are several factors that make now a great time to invest in solar panels:

  1. Government incentives: The government offers a tax credit of 0% VAT for homeowners who install solar panels. This means that if you spend £10,000 on solar panels, you can save  £2,000 in VAT. Additionally.
  2. Decreased costs: The cost of solar panels has decreased significantly over the past decade, making them more affordable for homeowners. According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the average cost of solar panels has dropped by 70% since 2010.
  3. Increased energy savings: Solar panels can significantly reduce your electricity bills. By producing your electricity, you can reduce or even eliminate your dependence on the grid. The amount of energy you can save will depend on several factors, such as the size of your solar panel system, your energy consumption, and your location.
  4. Environmental benefits: By installing solar panels, you are reducing your carbon footprint and helping to protect the environment. Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of energy, which means that it does not produce any greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
  5. Increased home value: Solar panels can increase the value of your home. A study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory found that homes with solar panels sell faster and for more money than homes without them.

While now is an excellent time to get solar panels, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, the size of your solar panel system will depend on several factors, such as your energy consumption, roof size, and location. Second, you should choose a reputable solar panel installer to ensure that your system is installed correctly and will last for many years. Lastly, you should consider the weather patterns in your area, as solar panels perform best in sunny conditions.

In conclusion, now is a great time to invest in solar panels. With federal and state incentives, decreased costs, increased energy savings, environmental benefits, and increased home value, solar panels are an excellent investment for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills.

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Solar panels can be installed on the majority of roof structures and materials. Our partners will carry out detailed structural surveys to enable them to maximise the onsite installation and generation, whilst protecting the integrity of your building.

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A solar system can be constructed on available land space. Following a ground survey, our partners will select a mounting system to best work with the land makeup and surrounding area.

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A solar car port can enable full optimisation of available ground space. The solar panels are mounted onto a frame that sits above the car spaces, protecting the vehicles from the elements and utilising the air space above the parking.

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