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Debunking the Most Common Myths About Solar Panels

Solar energy uses the Earth’s natural resources to create a sustainable and eco-friendly solution to powering your home, which is why it’s no surprise that it can seem too good to be true!

There is understandably a lot of speculation around solar energy and its benefits. In this blog, we will debunk the most common myths about solar panels to clear up some confusion and help you to decide if solar energy is the right choice for you.

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Myth: Solar panels only work when the sun is shining

Many homeowners are dubious about the benefits of solar panels due to the lack of sunshine we experience here in the UK.

The good news is that while stronger sunlight will generate stronger electricity, solar panels don’t actually need direct sunlight to work and can work well even on gloomy, cloudy days.

Myth: Solar panels require a significant amount of upkeep

This is another common misconception about solar panels that couldn’t be further from the truth. While some owners like to spray solar panels once in a while to remove dirt, solar panels are installed at an angle so will be automatically cleaned when it rains.

Myth: Installing solar panels may cause damage to my roof

By choosing a high-quality solar panel installation company, you will not experience any damage to your roof due to a solar panel installation.

Solar panels are positioned on mounting brackets so that they are secure and stable throughout the installation process.

Myth: Solar panels can’t withstand extreme weather conditions

From deserts and mountains to coasts and fields, solar panels are installed across the world.

Solar panels are designed to withstand all weather conditions including rain, snow and wind so the miserable weather we often experience in the UK won’t be a problem!

UK Energy Management (NE) Ltd: Professional heating upgrades

Are you looking for a renewable energy solution to power your home? Well, look no further than UK Energy Management (NE) Ltd.

At UK Energy Management (NE) Ltd, we offer a range of energy solutions including solar panels, solid wall insulations, eco storage heaters and so much more.

Solar Panels are also included in the ECO 4 scheme as of April 2022 and are available to help improve your home’s energy efficiency rating, in addition to other measures if you qualify for our ECO 4 grant.

Click here to find out if you qualify for our solar energy government grant or get in touch with a member of our friendly team here today for more information on the range of services we offer.

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