Thursday, 9 October 2014
Rewable Energy in England does it work? Where can I get help?
For example, oil is not a renewable energy source because it’s used up after you use oil to create energy for your house in the form of heat. However, something like solar energy isn’t used up because the sun keeps producing more and more sunlight for free all the time and you don’t use up sunlight for good once you’ve turned it into energy.
This is why solar panels are becoming more and more popular.
You can use solar PV panels on your house to generate energy from sunlight, in order to make it so that you don’t have to draw energy from the normal grid. This will lower the bill you get for electricity on a month to month basis. If you put up enough solar panels, you can make it so that you don’t have to draw anything from the grid at all, depending on how energy efficient your household is, and depending on how much sunlight that you get.
For example, if you live in an area in England that gets a lot of sunlight, then you can have solar panels that are ideally situated in order to maximize the amount of sunlight that you can draw on with your panels on the top of your house in order to take care of all of your electricity needs.
The initial cost of getting solar panels in England can be offset against the amount of power you save in the long run. Eventually you’ll end up far ahead.
Another thing that helps with this in England is called a feeding tariff. This is also called a standard offer contract. Essentially it means that the government will help you get renewable energy solutions up and running on your house.
They do this because it’s better for the country as a whole. The less the country has to rely on fossil fuels, the better for the economy and for the environment. This tariff essentially means that energy generated from solar panels is valued more highly than energy generated through other sources in order to reflect the need for renewable energy.
This means that you could even get money back from the government if you generate more electricity than you need, since it would be put back into the grid and then used by other people on the grid as if it had come directly from the government or from the energy producing company responsible for the area.
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