Solar panels for home
Solar panel for homes is becoming one of the major sources of renewable energy for the household. They are the buzzing technology in solar power systems and don’t require a lot of maintenance. All you need to do is to keep them relatively clean. It is also important to note that solar power systems in homes can also be used to power up a variety of appliances.
Price of different types of Solar Home Power Systems
Here is the list of prices of various types of solar home power systems with their components:
Solar Home System
Type of plant: Grid Tied
Price: Rs. 15,000 per set
Included components: Inverter, battery, 2 LED lights, 1 ceiling fan
Solar Home Power System 5KW
Capacity of the plant: 5KW
Type of plant: Off-grid
Included components: Battery, Inverter, Solar Charge controller, 2 LED lights
Price: Rs. 30,000 per set
Solar Home Systems 24V
Plant capacity: 5KW
Type of plant: Grid Tie or Off-grid
Operating Voltage: 24V
Included components: Solar inverter, installation peripherals, 2 LED lights and a ceiling fan
Price: Rs. 45000 per set
Solar Home System of 1 KW
Type of plant: Grid Tied
Operating Voltage: 24 V
Included Components: 3 LED lights, solar inverter and a ceiling fan
Price: Rs. 12000 per set
With the help of a solar calculator, you can easily determine the expected installation cost of a solar panel system in the region. It will also provide you with total savings you can make in case your solar connection is not connected to the main electric grid. and helps you to be aware about the number of solar units you require. You can also check your solar power requirements with the help of Oorjan Estimator.
Steps to follow before purchasing a solar panel for home
There are various aspects involved in buying a solar panel for home. Here is a list of things to consider before purchasing a solar panel.
Check the area of your rooftop
It is one of the critical factors in case you want to install solar panels on your rooftop. If your roof is covered in the shade most of the day, then it is not a good idea to go forward with the installation of solar panels. Make sure that you have a solid roof for the smooth installation of the solar panel. It is also important for you to calculate the area of your rooftop so that you can install the right solar panel at your home.
Check your regular spends on electricity
Before installing solar panels for your home, you should always be observant about your monthly electricity bills and note the individual power consumed by your regular appliances.
Choosing the right solar panel for you with the help of Oorjan Estimator
With the help of the Oorjan Estimator, you can quickly calculate how much power (in watts) you require in your home. Moreover, it would also help you to figure the size of the solar panel required as per your roof area.
Check for the schemes on net metering in your area
The solar net metering is usually meant for those consumers whose energy consumption on certain days or week is nil or quite low as compared to other days. If your energy consumption is less, then the energy produced by solar panels would be transferred to the main grid of your local electricity system. In this manner, you would be credited in your monthly electricity bill for feeding power to the main grid. This is the reason you should contact your local power supplier to know more about the schemes of net metering.
Check for other subsidies available for domestic solar panels
There are many subsidies introduced by the governmental bodies like MNRE and NABARD to avail solar subsidies. You need to cross-check these subsidies with your local power supplier in order to avail them.
Choose your installer/supplier wisely
The selection of the vendor plays a crucial role in the success of your solar power system. You should choose a trustworthy and certified supplier of solar panels for an efficient installation of solar power system at your homes.
FAQs related to solar panels for homes
What is the cost of solar panel systems for home?
It is based on the solar panel system and size. You can take help of the Oorjan calculator to calculate the cost of solar panel systems for your home. The Oorjan calculator would also help you to calculate the size of the solar panel.
What is the time required to install solar panels in your home?
Once all the necessary checks are completed, the solar panel installation only takes a few days. However, the exact process is dependent on a variety of factors. For instance, if you are installing net metering, then this process would take additional time until the solar panels are connected to the grid.