Solar Energy in the UK – What are the Benefits?

Solar Energy in the UK – What are the Benefits?

We hear a lot about solar panels and solar energy, but what are the benefits?

Solar Energy in the UK - What are the Benefits?

For years we’ve heard about Solar Power / Energy and the installation of Solar Panels. What are the benefits of installing solar panels and a solar battery for your home? Gas Fast have worked with solar energy experts, Solar Fast. There’s of course some really commonly-known benefits of getting panels installed – but did you know that you can actually make money from getting them installed? Keep reading to learn more about the benefits.

Protect the Environment

One of the most commonly known advantages of installing solar panels, is that it helps protect and save the environment and our beautiful planet, by using energy from a renewable source. You can learn more about renewable energy from our friends over at Energy Point – who help people across the UK save money on boilers, central heating and other services.

Save Money

By installing the green-energy producing panels onto your home; you could save £100s of a year off your energy bills by producing your own energy from the sun. Money Saving Expert say that the average home save up to £240 a year off their energy bill.

Make Money

You could actually make quite a lot of money from having the energy panels and battery installed in your home. The average house makes up to £125/year (based on a rate of 3.99p/kwh), but MSE estimate that  you could make even more, the more south you live.

Increase the Value of Your Home

Getting the install could increase your home’s value by up to £41,808 according to a UK Government report. So this would mean that you would actually be making profit from getting your solar panels installed. So, if you sold your home with solar panels, you could make your money back and then some!

What do you think of Solar Renewable Energy?

We’d love to hear your thoughts about solar panels and renewable energy for our next blog about how the UK feel about renewable energy. You can email with your thoughts and the Gas Fast team will include your messages in our article.