It is common in people to have various mindsets about solar energy and the objections they raise regarding the utilization of solar energy at their homes. The questions people usually have in mind regarding solar/photovoltaic energy are almost common everywhere which are summed up here as some common myths about solar energy.
1. Solar energy only works in abundant sunshine
Many people have the question in their mind regarding the working of the solar panels and think that they only work in abundant sunshine and hence, won’t work for them. To be talking with the facts, solar electric power system works anywhere the sun shines. It is true that the places where sunshine is present in abundant amount, require only small panels that can generate energy as comparatively larger ones. It does affect your utility bills and that too positively and help by making in the difference in the greenhouse emission through burning of fossil fuels.
2. Solar energy setup is very expensive
One thing you must remember is that solar energy is a very clean technology: no noise, no pollution, and no cleanup whereas the alternatives that people are using now are not. We don’t include the cost of cleanup and other related cost when solar energy is taken into consideration. And overall the utility bills an average family pays is not very less than the solar energy technology setup.
To be true there are several myths regarding solar energy at first but when you know it, there is no technology as compared to this that can help you save your utility bills and help you live green.