PRLog - June 12, 2009 - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Home solar power systems are not only great energy saving devices, they are also easy to implement in your homes. All you need is abundant sun light. A complete solar system has various components to be consolidated. Most people implement a few of these components as per their needs.
The home solar power system is a device that runs all your electrical appliances using the solar energy. This device converts solar energy into electrical energy using photovoltaic cells. The solar system is also referred to as the solar lighting system. The solar generator stores electrical energy in cells for later use. Installing a solar system at home is a great power-saving and cost-saving idea. Imagine running the electrical appliances without worrying about paying any bills!
Take a look at some of the many benefits home solar power systems can offer you:
• Green energy: When you use solar energy, you will realize that it uses absolutely no fuel other than the sun’s light. Moreover, it does not release into the atmosphere anything harmful.
• Ease of Use: You cannot store conventional power but you can store solar power for future use. The sun’s energy comes to rescue even in the times of darkness! Storing it also ensures a 24x7 supply of power, thus saving you from any power outage.
• Low on maintenance:
You may have heard from many people or reports saying that using solar to produce electricity is the way of the future but is it really that good and can average households truly benefit from this technology? The answer is a direct “YES”.
After the system has been installed, you get constant supply of electricity for free as long as the solar panels last. Many people are eliminating their electric bills with solar energy system.
Using solar energy to power appliances and lights does not generate heat or harmful gases, unlike conventional source where crude oil is used to generate electricity and contribute to greenhouse gases. Therefore it is an extremely environmentally friendly generator.
Home solar power systems do not generate noise and are virtually maintenance free. In a domestic environment, all you need to do is to occasionally clear the bird droppings or leaves which may affect the efficiency of the system. They are known to last between 20 to 40 years since the first ones are still functioning. Even used or slightly damaged panels have the ability to continue generating electricity with less efficiency.
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Andy O Silliven is an engineer and author in the fields of electrical engineering. He enjoys writing about the topic and keeping up with current events and research in the area of renewable energy sources.