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Making the switch to solar energy is something which every person should do, but one thing that holds many people back would be that they believe it is a thing that is too expensive to get going with. Although it is true that you will need to invest some cash upfront, with regards to the size of the system, and if you are willing to do things yourself, you'll find that you can end up saving cash. As you continue to read you're going to find that we will be discussing the expenses needed in order to get started utilizing this type of solar energy.
If you've looked on Amazon or some other web sites that sells solar power panel systems, you will find complete systems are available to be purchased, according to your power needs. You're still going to need to purchase batteries separately, since this is how you are going to store the energy, so even if they say they are a complete solar panel kit you need to keep this in mind. If you end up building a large solar panel system you are going to need a lot more batteries than if you decided to just develop a smaller solar panel system. For individuals wondering just how much these batteries cost, you need to comprehend that you are able to get them at virtually any kind of auto parts store for about $100.
Something I want to mention is that typically it will be more expensive to buy a complete system than to go out and purchase everything separately, and these complete systems can be very expensive. If you would like to purchase your solar panels separately you will see that you can purchase three or four, 100 watts each panel's for about $1000. A solar panel system of three or four panels may have the ability of decreasing your electric bill substantially, and could have the ability to power a tiny home or mobile home for people who conserve their electricity. As for people who have a larger home and a larger family, to be able to create all the electricity you need you might need between 15 and 20 solar power panels.
A couple of other things you are going to end up needing are a power inverter to generate household electricity and a charge controller in order to charge the batteries. Something I ought to point out is that I cannot actually give you a precise cost for a power inverter, because according to what size power inverter you need, will depend on how much you need to pay for the inverter.
Normally, you can set up a tiny solar panel system, if you purchase everything separately for about $1500 in order to get started. With regards to installing the system you may see that if you have to hire out to have this done there'll be more money involved, but you are able to find information on the web to show you how to hook this up yourself.