Thursday, 27 June 2013
3 Steps to Solar Power
Written by Rachel Simmons
What you need to consider before letting the sunshine in.
Electricity has always been thought of as an uncontrollable cost—something you are dependent upon to run your business. This is true whether you’re a lean startup running computer equipment 24/7, or an established company cooling a large building (or buildings) full of people.
Putting a grid-tied, solar energy system on your roof, though, is like installing a small power plant. Your solar panels create electricity from the sun’s energy, which you can then use to power your business. And when your panels produce more energy than you’re using, that electricity feeds right back into the grid, causing your meter to spin backwards.