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How Effective Is Solar Power Really?

By September 12, 2019 September 26th, 2019 No Comments

In the last 20 years, solar power usage has increased significantly. Both in residential and commercial settings, people are reducing their dependence on the traditional grid and turning to clean renewable energy. That said, there are still many people who question the efficiency of solar power and they aren’t fully aware of just how cost-effective it is in the long run. Switching to solar is definitely fantastic for the environment – everyone knows that – but is it really as beneficial as everyone says?


The cost of solar panels has decreased tremendously in the last few years making it more affordable for everyone and not just a chosen view. Whether you intend to live in the same home for the next 20 years or plan on moving soon, investing in solar power is always a wise decision as it will increase the value of your property.


Solar panels, especially in sunny South Africa, has the ability to capture and hold more than enough power to supply your home completely, taking pressure off the grid and off your budget. You can invest in a solar water heater which will cut your electricity by nearly 50% or eliminate your electricity bill completely with a comprehensive solar solution.


You might be wondering when you’ll start seeing a return on investment or “break-even”. For many homeowners, it can be anything from 5 to 7 years. But, with the rate electricity tariffs are increasing right now, it might be much sooner!


Everyone’s looking for an alternative solution to traditional electricity for various reasons. Why not consider switching to solar? If you need a little more convincing, the team at NuPower are more than happy to answer any questions you might have. All you need to do is pick up the phone and book your free consultation. What are you waiting for? Give us a call.