Adding Solar Panels to Existing System to Boost Efficiency

Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable and cost-effective way to power homes in Vancouver, Canada. If you’re a solar homeowner looking to add more solar panels to your existing solar panel system, you’re on the right track. By the addition of more solar panels, you can not only increase your home’s value but also reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your electric bill.
In this article, we’ll discuss the key considerations to make when adding solar panels to your existing system. So let’s get started.
Important Factors to Consider Before …


The Cost of Solar Panels

Determining the cost of solar panels is the main consideration for most of us before we decide to use a solar energy system. It is actually impossible to determine the exact amount without doing site appraisal.
In general, to install a solar energy system, the cost of the material will make up to 80% of the total. From that 80%, most of it will be allocated for snow panels. Every project of course will have different calculations.
The easiest way to determine the cost of solar panels is by calculating a dollar per watt value. Two main components make up the calculation: a) The fixed cost of permitting and engineering, and b) …


Solar Rebates

Due to raising awareness for clean energy, governments and societies, in general, are supporting the transition into solar energy. The government provides us with provincial and federal solar incentives. The incentives are varied based on the location of your place.
Federal solar incentive is given to businesses. It is regulated under Class 43.2 of the Income Tax Regulation and it comes as increased depreciation. This incentive enables businesses to write off their asset value in year 1 of purchase. If you have a business and are interested in solar energy systems, please consult your accountant to talk about depreciation and tax …


Complete Guide to Installing Solar Panels in BC

Here you can find the complete guide to installing a solar energy system. We will discuss how many solar panels do you need, how much do solar energy systems cost, and the economic benefits of solar energy systems.
To determine how many solar panels you need, you will need to look into these three factors: a) how much electricity you need, b) the geographical location of your house, and c) your house’s orientation.
You can determine how much electricity you need by looking at your bills. From there, you can determine how many kWh you use per day. Then, your geographical location is related to how much sunshine you receive …