Advancement in technology all over the world has made our lives easier and much more comfortable, and now it has also given us ways to help the environment by creating systems to run these advanced technology on, the likes of solar powered home appliances. Making use of solar power systems in our homes is greatly beneficial, not just to us but also to the environment. And the solar industry in the Philippines is steadily rising, which is quite advantageous to the country.
We reap the benefits of advanced technology but we forget the harm some of it does to our world. Many of the machines we use every day give off pollution and greenhouse gases that destroy the environment and harm our bodies. It is time we give back and use more of the renewable energy that’s readily available and not rely too much on coal and fuel.
Solar Power Companies
The Philippines have been using coal and fuel as its energy source for years. However, the government has passed recent laws regarding the use of renewable energy which gave rise to quite a number of renewable energy companies, like Solrev Energy, in this archipelago.
It is a good thing, though. Solar power companies, with support from the government, initiated ways to educate the people and spread awareness of solar power. Many Filipinos now are more informed and a number of families have started using photovoltaic systems in their homes.
Solrev Energy believes in educating their client, and helping them understand that these systems don’t just work for today but through the years to come.
Solar Powered Appliances
Solar panels for home use are getting popular in the Philippines in the recent years. Actually, many achievements have been reached in the solar industry. But can photovoltaic systems really power your home? And can all your appliances run on solar power?
In the Philippines, using a system that is connected to the grid is advisable. It is not really practical to go off-grid and run your house completely on solar energy. Here are some tips on solar home appliances.
- Electrical heating appliances like dishwashers and washing machines are “power-hungry” appliances and not advisable to run on solar power.
- It is wise to run your lighting, fans, TV and smaller appliances on solar energy and connect higher power appliances to the grid.
- If you plan to get everything supplied by you solar system, prepare for a more expensive module and plan with your supplier.
If you’re interested in going solar, you need to plan ahead. You can contact your reputable company for this. As for Solrev Energy, they are committed to assisting you from start to finish. You can visit their website and contact them now.
Filipinos are now getting acquainted with the idea of using solar panels for home use. We can see some of our fellow country men already using this type of energy source in their houses. Malls, Companies, Schools, Hospitals, and even churches have been using solar power for a while now. Many Filipinos are still uninformed about the use of solar panels, SOLREV is here to answer some questions that may weigh on your mind.
Practicality of Solar Power Use
Can I use solar panels at home?
- Provided you have enough space open to direct sunlight for the solar panels to collect enough sunlight for your home.
How much do home solar panels Philippines cost?
- It would depend on the quality of the equipment, but it usually ranges from Php100,000 to Php150,000 per kilowatt.
How many solar panels does my house need?
- That would depend on the amount of energy you use at home. If you wish to go completely solar powered, you would need more panels and effective battery storage.This would also benefit you in cases of typhoons, ‘brown-outs’ or inadequate sunlight.
- A grid-tied solar panel installation is advisable. It will hook up to your local electricity provider and will integrate seamlessly without any hassles or concern by you.
Solar panels are expensive. Will I really be saving money?
- If you have a 1 kilowatt solar panel system installed, you will be saving around Php2,000 per month. Let’s say your solar panels cost Php150,000. It would actually pay for itself in 7 years. And you can still use those panels for at least 15 years. There is a lot of savings and you are in control of future expenses related to power.
What if it’s the rainy season where it can be cloudy for weeks?
- The Philippines has an average of 5hours of sunlight per day. You would still be able to use your solar panels even if it gets rainy or cloudy. The panels used by SOLREV have all been selected for what is called “low light” performance. These panels still make electricity very efficiently in low light levels. Having a suitable battery storage system allows you to extend the power consumption.
What is SOLREV?
- SOLREV Energy is a growing supplier of renewable energy in the Western Pacific. They offer sustainable and economical renewable energy solutions to their clients, from residential, commercial, to government sectors.
Philippines solar power is quite vast, only if you have the resources to collect this energy. With our climate and geographical position, we have an advantage to use the the sun’s energy. Proper education and guidance will be the key to using this sustainable energy to its fullest and create the best benefit for our clients.
Any more questions? Just visit SOLREV . We are willing to educate and help you.