In the United Kingdom, solar panels dotting rooftops are not an unusual sight anymore. While the UK hasn’t quite caught up to some countries in the number of solar panel installations are reaching unprecedented levels. It’s no coincidence that as electricity prices rise, solar panels UK are popping up on homes all over the nation.
Governments across the globe, not just in the UK, are looking for ways to cut carbon emissions and to decrease their dependance of foreign sources of fuel. Solar panels UK are a clean source of electricity that has installers all over the UK working and not on the dole. The only drawback for most UK consumers is the initial installation costs which can be pricey.
The cost of solar panels UK is an investment for most homeowners, they get their money back in electricity savings (usually several hundred pounds a year) plus payments from the feed-in tariff. They are also an investment for homeowners whose home is now worth more, not only because it is a green home but because the solar panels can generate electricity for at least 20 years with little or no maintenance. They are ideal for pensioners who don’t have to do anything once the installation is complete and now they have an even better home to pass on to their children one day.