Solar power is rapidly growing in popularity in the US. Businesses are starting to realize just how much money it would save them in the long run. Solar power can also be used to power things you might not expect. The city of Ashburn, for instance, is using solar power for water distribution:

City of Ashburn uses solar panels for water

The city of Ashburn has a new system to pump one million gallons of water into their city everyday. Their third water tower was built this past year. In addition to the water tower, Ashburn invested in a new wells that are estimated to produce a thousand gallons per minute. …

Homeowners are also becoming more comfortable with the idea of solar power. The main block has always been the initial price of purchasing the solar panels. But prices have gone down significantly over the past few years, and we are starting to see the results:

Solar Power Helps Homeowners Slash Energy Bills

Savvy consumers are turning to solar energy to beat the escalating price of electricity. Thanks to technological advances and attractive rebates, home solar-electric systems are more popular and affordable than ever. Last year, Americans installed 792 megawatts of residential solar systems, enough to power the equivalent of more than 130,000 homes. …

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As with any change to your home, there are always pros and cons to consider. Here are the basics:

Advantages & Disadvantages Of Solar Power

Everything has its advantages and disadvantages, its pluses and minuses. So, naturally, there must be a number of solar power advantages and solar power disadvantages too, right? It’s been awhile since I ran down a list of solar power advantages and disadvantages, so I figured this topic was ripe for a refresher. …

As always, do some research before deciding whether or not solar power is right for you. See what your options are. And of course, you can always talk to an ashburn roofing professional to see how well the panels would work on your roof.

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