I developed Power My Home as a resource for the earliest adopters:
The decision to install may be a big one, but the choice to keep throwing money at increasingly expensive traditional energy - isn't small either!
Today, the benefits of installing solar panels far exceed the reasons to not.
Unlike your current energy expenditure, PV solar panels will still be operational and benefiting you long into the future.
Do you have a South, SW, SE facing roof space?
If yes, your home's orientation to the sun sounds perfect for solar panels.
Do you have a thatched roof?
Roof-mounted solar panels cannot be installed. Would ground-mounted be an option?
Conservation area/area of outstanding beauty or listed property?
If yes, then please consult with your local planning office first.
Curtains will twitch, but installation day should cause only a minimum disruption to your home.
Enjoy your first cup of tea made with PV-generated electricity.
You've now joined a growing army who benefit from solar panels - worldwide!
The first few days.
A notable and common aftereffect of installing solar panels is performance checking. Many try to resist, but unfortunately, the temptation to keep checking the output in different weather conditions is strong.
The next months.
Now you've got your daily performance checking under control, but inquisitiveness still exists with the changing of the seasons.
The years ahead.
Now you're beginning to see the fruits of your investment.
With the tiny bills and your export tariff income, your decision to install solar panels now seems like a stroke of genius.
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Never be afraid to ask for clarification if you don't understand. A good company will always be patient and helpful.
From the forum.
"I was surprised by how easy the installation process was. It was smooth, easy, and hassle-free. My thanks, a highly professional job on both occasions."
Mr. Jones, Northwich