by Jeffrey Nevil (Brighton)
Are you enthusiastic about helping the environment and saving money at the same time? You can now make use of cleaner and environmentally friendly energy, with the help of commercial solar panels. In recent years these have become increasingly available through the help of government support, as politicians understand that there are many benefits of encouraging their use. Here are just some of the benefits of using commercial solar panels.
Cut down on the cost utility bills by making use of the energy that comes from commerical solar panels, you can reduce the cost of your utility bills. With energy costs soaring, having your own source of electricity will help you avoid some of the charges associated with running industrial equipment. Receiving funding and subsidies from Government Government agencies at both the local and national level are providing incentives to encourage the use of solar panels, which has made using them a much more appealing option for both businesses and consumers.
Through these schemes government agencies have helped increase the amount of energy that is generated from renewable resources and at the same time reduced our reliance on other forms of energy that are harmful to the environment such as fossil fuels. In an effort to increase the amount of energy generated renewable sources, the government in the UK introduced Enhanced Capital Allowances to encourage businesses to invest in renewable energy technologies. This scheme enables businesses to get tax relief on purchasing and installing solar panel on their business premises. This has been a source of welcome relief for many businesses in the current economic climate.
Low maintenance costsCommercial solar panels are easy to maintain and cost of upkeep is generally very low. The solar cells within the panels can repaired or renovated quite easily with very little cost attached. The solar batteries, which can be incorporated into the panel itself, normally last for up to 7 to 8 years, although this varies between the different manufactures. However, these do not need to be replaced very often and hence the cost of maintenance is very low.
They are also relatively cheap to replace and some barratries remain under warranty for up to 3 years, which means that having them repaired and maintained, may cost you nothing at all. Environmentally friendly with low noise levels The energy that comes from solar panels is a lot cleaner than other sources of energy and of course its renewable. Unlike the operation of wind turbines, solar panels do not produce any noise what so ever.
This means that there will be very few objections to placing solar panels on your premises, unlike wind turbines, where the government has struggled to get these approved at a local level, because of concerns about the levels of noise. Commercial panels are available in many different sizes dependent on what your energy requirements are. They are a great way of saving money and the environment at the same time.