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You have probably seen them on the rooftops of nearby houses or maybe on big industrial buildings, even perhaps on the roofs of cars.
Whether you think they look ugly, too expensive, or you just don’t know how they work, solar panels could well be the future of renewable energy for your home.
Electricity is going up in Great Britain
British Gas have recently announced a price hike in their standard variable tariff by 12.5%, which as by no surprise, has angered their many loyal customers.
More than 3 million homes will be affected by this rise in electricity, only weeks after the government vowed to cap rising energy bills.
Electric cars to take over by 2040
It was announced recently by the UK government, that all car manufacturers will have to end all sales of gas and fuel powered cars by 2040, with a complete national ban on internal combustion engined cars by 2050.
As we continue to grow larger in numbers and advance technologically, the demand for energy is growing dramatically. This is not helped by the limited amount of fossil fuels that remain on the planet. As such, we are having to think outside of the box and come up with ways in which to power the world without dipping into our traditional energy sources: oil; gas; and coal. Currently around 85% of the energy consumed worldwide comes from fossil fuels.
Switching your energy supplier is not as hard as you think
When faced with the thought of switching energy providers, much like with any of our other utilities, many of us shy away with thoughts in the ilk of “this will take too much time” and “this is a lot of hassle”.