Building your own panels is considerably cheaper than buying pre-made brand new ones. It isn't as difficult as you may think. If you can assemble flat pack furniture you can make one yourself. Instructions for the job are available and the components you will need are easily available.
2. Green Energy
Energy from the sun is the cleanest power you can make. It causes zero emissions, no greenhouse gases are produced. The sun is always going to be there, and even on cloudy days, your solar panels will still produce energy. The number of panels you need will depend on the percentage of your energy needs you wish to replace, and the climate and power of the sun in your area.
3. Gain Knowledge
Once you have built your own, you will have gained some valuable knowledge. You can use your new found skills to help others. It could even be the start of a profitable business. The demand for this service is only going to grow. Building solar panels and selling them to like-minded individuals will allow you to make a good profit, even if you undercut the commercially available product by a substantial amount.
4. Save Money
Any energy you produce is energy you don't have to buy. So even if your solar plant doesn't supply 100% of your electricity, from the moment you turn it on it will save you pocket money.
I hope these 4 reasons you should build your own solar power system have helped you to decide to join the solar energy brigade. Not only will your electricity be much cheaper it's the greenest kind of energy you can produce, so you will be doing your bit for the environment too.