Will I still get a power bill when I get solar panels?
The premise of homeowners going solar is a simple one. Your solar panels harness the sun’s energy and convert it into electricity that your home uses. But will you still get a power bill from your electric company when you have solar panels? Yes, you will, because your system will be connected to the grid. The good news is, you control what the size of that bill will be.
The size of the bill you get from the power company each month will depend on how many solar panels you get to offset the total energy needs of your home. Generally speaking, the more panels you have installed, the more energy your panels can produce, and that reduces the size of your bill from the electric company. That cost for solar comes at a locked-in price determined when you buy your system and is not subject to rate increases that the power company regularly passes on to consumers. Locking in your rate of solar power will save you thousands of dollars as your non-solar neighbors bear the full brunt of rate increases from the utility company.
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It’s important to note that while purchasing a solar system generates a new bill, it’s possible that your cost for solar plus the remnant of your utility bill is less than what you’re currently paying for power. If that is the case, you’re just shifting existing spending from the electric company to solar and saving money from Day 1. Once you pay off your solar system, your solar bill disappears and future solar energy production is free to you, leaving only the remnant of the full amount you used to pay the power company. That saves the average customer tens of thousands of dollars over the lifespan of their solar system. It’s a huge win not only for your wallet, but for the environment.
Power Home Solar, the leading residential solar installation company in four U.S. markets (Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia), wants to be the installer you choose to help you reduce your dependence on the power company. We want you to own your power instead of continually renting it!
With our innovative solar program, homeowners can go solar for $0 up-front cost, save money on their electric bills, and generate their own clean energy. The solar panels installed on your home are American-made and come with a 25-year warranty, with many panels expected to last well beyond that.
Please feel free to fill out the form below or contact Power Home Solar at 800-765-2715, and one of our solar representatives will help you determine whether your home qualifies for this program.