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What Is Solar Energy & Why Should I Use It?

As the rays of the sun shine to the earth, this sunlight can be used and transferred into various types of renewable energy. Renewable energy is defined as something that is naturally occurring and is not based on fossil fuels or nuclear fuels.

The sun provides a foundation for both direct and indirect energy. Indirectly, the sun impacts energy on Earth with water temperature and current, air temperature and current, plant cycles, and more. These temperatures, currents, and cycles work to generate other types of renewable energies from water and wind as well. Directly, sunlight results in solar radiation which can be used as a substitute for electricity or heat.

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

The number of solar panels you will need on your installation will depend on a variety of factors. On average, a solar panel is 3 feet by 5 feet (15 square feet). Each panel generates about 190 watts of electricity. Since every instance is different, it’s best to speak to a licensed consultant so they can learn more about your goals and help you with your solar needs.

How Much Will Solar Panels Save Me?

Much like the question of how many solar panels you will need, your overall savings from a solar installation will vary as well. Your savings will include factors of how many solar panels you have, your current electricity rate, how much electricity you use, and other factors as well. We would be happy to discuss in more detail with you – just give us a call or send us an email.

Advantages Of Solar Energy

The common advantages of solar energy include cost savings and the fact it’s a sustainable, renewable resource. With solar energy, the sun can be used to generate electricity and provide other benefits in your home and business as well.

Residential & Commercial

Whether you are looking for solar panels for your business or for your house, we can help. As a trusted residential solar company, we can install solar panels for your home. On the other hand, we can work with businesses, agencies, and everyone in between for solar needs and throughout the entire process.

We Are A Licensed Roofing & Chicago Solar Company

We take pride in knowing our many years of roofing experience will provide you with confidence and peace of mind that your roof will not leak. Solar Plus USA uses only mounting products that provide documentation from all the major shingle manufacturers, including Owens Corning, GAF, CertainTeed, and IKO that your roof warranty will not be voided when using these products.