They will also help protect you against power-outages, as the US. has the most power-outage minutes of any developed nation. Our electricity grid was not built to meet the demands and increased population of today. On the other hand, solar panels can store enough electricity to power your home through peak usage hours without disruption. Over the long-term, you’ll save money on your current energy bill and may qualify for federal, state, and local tax breaks!
Currently, the federal solar tax credit gives you 26% of the cost of the solar panel system you installed on your home.