The last but not the least thing to keep in mind: investing in solar energy will pay off in the near future. There are some awesome solar incentives in the U.S., thanks to which solar panels can turn you a profit in addition to bill savings. Solar renewable energy credits (SRECs
) and net metering are two key benefits of solar that allow you to earn bill credits (or even extra cash) as your system produces electricity. If you are lucky to live in the area that has both incentives, the payback time for your solar panel system will be as little as four years. Once the PV system is paid off, your solar panels will generate free power for your home for the lifetime of the system!
Well, advantages were quite obvious and easy to find. Let's now have a look at 5 disadvantages of solar energy to make our review unbiased and objective.