Many people install solar panels with the idea of offsetting their entire electricity bill. Going off grid can be empowering and being able to never pay a utility bill again can be exciting. Systems that work off the grid can make sure you won’t have to pay but choosing a system that is still tied into the grid can make sure that you can enjoy more consistent energy flow.

Installing panels that offer you a credit from your utility company can be useful for managing your costs over time. You can substantially lower your energy bill and also make sure that you can get access to ongoing power when you need it.  The problem with trying to produce all of the energy that your home requires, is that it also requires some form of storage for energy when you are not generating it. When the sun goes down and when you are facing storms, your solar system will not output to the same degree or generate as much power. Choosing to tie into the grid will make sure that you don’t have to conserve power on these days and you can offset energy during peaks when it is most expensive.

Changing Your Mind On Off Grid Power

Comparing how much you are spending now to what you will get as a return on investment in saved energy can be crucial. Consider what it would cost for batteries and to manage your ongoing energy needs. When you also match this up with the overall costs of extra equipment, it may make more sense for you to remain tied into the grid.

By choosing to use solar power you are going to be working towards improving the environment and make sure that you can save money over time. Installing solar energy can be an extremely rewarding solution that will ensure you have the best in energy savings and generation for your home. Contact us today if you are interested in installing a solar system for your property!

This post was written by Daniel Massaad, owner and expert solar technician at Energy Solutions Direct! ESD is one of the top solar panel companies in Florida! Our licensed and certified contractor are masters of their craft; with years of experience servicing the great Tampa Bay area and beyond, the choice is simple. ESD excels at offering you the best in solar value!