FAQ

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What are the financial benefits of solar energy?

The main benefit of solar energy is saving money by reducing the electricity bill, which means lower power costs.

Increasing your home value is also a great benefit to going solar. Solar systems are considered strong home improvements to potential buyers.

What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?

Solar energy is a renewable resource, which implies a lot of benefits to the environment:

  • Reduces greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of climate changes
  • Reduces air pollutants (carbon dioxide and methane emissions)
  • It doesn’t use water like conventional electricity which helps to save water usage
  • Generates lower energy prices by only relying on sunlight
  • It doesn’t impact the world landscapes since is installed in structures like houses or buildings

What are the benefits of solar energy for families?

Making an investment in solar energy will help you save money on electricity to plan for your future.

It also helps you to create stronger values in the core of your family by educating each member about the potential of saving electricity and making a smart usage of natural resources.

How can I find out how much I pay for electricity?

Take a look at your electricity bills and make a monthly comparison. We prepare some case studies so you have an idea of how many our customers spend and how much they save with solar energy.

What is net metering and how it works?

Is a billing mechanism used by utilities to measure only the net energy consumed by the customers each month, this means that homes or businesses that used solar energy will only pay the energy they spend and its owners will be credit for it.

In order to know how much is your net energy, you should obtain the difference between the energy produced by your solar energy system and the energy consumed in a monthly billing period.

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How do solar photovoltaic (PV) panels work?

Solar panels absorb the sun’s energy during the day to convert it into electricity. This solar energy, pass through an inverter capable of transforming it into usable AC electricity to empower your house or business.

Will I still receive an electric bill if I have solar panels?

Yes. You will receive a bill from your utility if you use solar energy panels without battery storage, however, your bill will be significantly reduced.

How long will my solar power system last?

It lasts about 25 to 35 years which represent a smart energy inversion if you compared this with your monthly electricity bill. However, you may need to replace some components of your system, through decades.

Some solar panels are producing energy for almost 40 years now, so is going solar is a long–term investment. The system is capable of withstanding snow, wind and diverse weather conditions.

What happens if there is no sun or is really cloudy?

Your solar energy system depends on the sunlight, this means that during cloudy days your panels will produce slightly less energy but your panels will still work correctly, even if the weather is cloudy.

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Which is better? loans or solar leases?

If you are interested in maximizing the financial returns of your solar energy system, probably buying is the best choice for you.

If your priority is to obtain an easy, maintenance-free way to reduce your energy bills and help the environment, a solar lease will do.

No matter what you choose, always remember that going solar will dramatically reduce your electricity bills as well as your impact on the environment.

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How do I know if my roof is suitable for solar panels?

Southerly-facing roofs with little to no shade and enough space are ideal for installing solar panels. The first activity to be done, during the consultation with our experts, is to visit your home or business to measure and inspect the roof and panel box.

No matter what you choose, always remember that going solar will dramatically reduce your electricity bills as well as your impact on the environment.

Do I need to replace my roof before installing solar?

If your roof needs maintenance, you should complete it before you finish your solar installation, but you shouldn’t do any special treatment as a previous step. However, our expert ´s team will guide you during the consultation process.