For as long as I can remember, I have been telling people that PV solar panels (photovoltaic) are a worthwhile investment for not only today but also so far into the future that you can’t yet imagine how.
There are very few technologies that last or benefit their owners for over thirty years (Think of the car you were driving three decades ago), but this is not the reason I sing these much-misunderstood technologies praise.
The current incentives for solar panels aren’t set in stone. They will be reduced for later adopters when the inevitable happens, and mainstream people en mass are forced to install, just to keep their energy bills from spiralling out of control. (more…)