Solar has long been seen as a technology reserved only for hardcore environmentalists and the wealthy. Traditionally, the high cost of solar and the emphasis on incentives in the form of tax credits has put solar out of reach for the majority of residents in the world.
While a popular source of energy among homeowners for many years now, the past several years have seen an exponential growth in the popularity of residential solar energy. This may lead homeowners who have yet to have solar panels installed on their homes to wonder why solar energy has become so popular. The fact is that there are many benefits that residential solar power can provide homeowners with, many of which homeowners may not have previously considered. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you should consider solar power for your home.