One of the many ways to finally live green and away from the shackles of utility bills is by using solar power. Solar energy capture and storage technology is reaching its peak. Soon, almost everyone in the world will rely on solar power. There are many advantages to using solar energy technologies for your finances, your family and for yourself.
1. Energy Independence
Using the renewable energy source, you might have lower to virtually no electricity bills at all. A solar storage medium can store around 12 hours of energy. This allows for virtually no electricity bill consumption. Energy independence also ensures that you have power when power lines break or cut during storms and other calamities.
2. Tax Exemptions
If you live in the United States, you can take advantage of the Solar PV Tax credit. The tax credit allows you to reduce 30% from your tax liability. The maximum credit one can receive is $2000 for using solar technology. This is a big step for your finances, which can help you invest in more renewable energy sources and improving the energy efficiency of your house, such as sealing the house from outside temperatures and/or installing a green roof.
3. Financial Advantages
Unquestionably, you will gain enough savings to improve your green living with renewable energy sources. You can also find that you save more money without your electricity bills. A house with solar capture and storage technology also raises your house’s home value, making it possible for you to get more financing credit.