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What Are the Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy?

Many people have heard about the financial and practical benefits of installing a solar energy panel — with a one-time purchase, solar panels can cover as much as 100% of your electric usage depending on the amount of roof space available, solar access and other factors. For many businesses and homeowners, this is a no-brainer. However, if you’re on the fence about whether to get a solar panel or wondering if it’s really worth the time, effort and investment, you may want to consider the other benefits of solar energy, as well.

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How Solar Panels Affect Home Value

You’ve probably heard that solar panels increase home value, but you’re wondering if that’s just clever marketing to get you to spend a lot of money on a system. We get it, and that’s why we’ve taken a data-focused approach to understanding how solar panels affect home value.

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Pennsylvania is Prime for Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

Though solar energy might seem like a better fit for states that we perceive as “sunny,” Pennsylvania is actually very well-suited for Photovoltaic (PV) systems (or solar electric systems) that use solar panels with PV cells to convert sunlight into electricity.

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