5 Benefits of Off-Grid Solar Systems [Infographic]

published May 03, 2019
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People are switching to clean, renewable energy to try and participate in making the world greener and solar energy is one of those favoured by homeowners.

Homeowners can choose between using a grid-tied solar system or an off-grid solar system when switching over to solar energy.

Since a grid-tied solar system is connected to a city’s power grid, it is recommended that homeowners use an off-grid system to avoid any difficulties associated with the city’s power grid.

Power outages occur for various reasons when connected to a power grid, and one outage can last from a few minutes to a few weeks. An off-grid solar system can store energy on batteries for use during outages and homeowners can even choose to disconnect from the grid and rely on the system for power.

Going off the grid means no monthly electric bills to pay. While the system is expensive, the fact that you won’t be paying any electric bills is useful in the long-run as it allows you to save money for other expenses.

Installing a power system might seem complicated, but an off-grid solar system is perfect anywhere as it doesn’t require specialised infrastructure to function. A homeowner only needs a set of tools to set up the system in the household.

Since rural neighbourhoods have little infrastructure connecting to a power grid is challenging for homeowners there which means that off-grid solar systems are perfect for such settings. Since the solar panels need sunlight to gather energy, setting them up on roofs are enough. Staying off the grid while using solar energy lets people enjoy the benefits of having electricity without having to pay any connection fees and monthly electric bills.

Going for solar energy means that homeowners can contribute to making the world cleaner and greener especially when they’re disconnected from power grids. Off-grid solar systems are perfect in providing clean and renewable energy for consumers.

An infographic by D.Light has information detailing the benefits of using an off-grid solar system.

5 Benefits of Off-Grid Solar Systems [Infographic]