Solar panels, also known as a photovoltaic system, use sunlight to generate power. Adding a photovoltaic system to your home is an important step to reducing grid energy use. Photovoltaic systems have become less expensive and very easy to justify. They pay for themselves in just a few years making for a very reasonable return on your investment. Historically, energy costs have risen 6 percent a year, but photovoltaic systems can help to fix those costs. In addition to your energy rate being lowered, you will become more self-sufficient and the value of your home will increase. Also, there are some tax benefits and even potential insurance benefits to adding a photovoltaic system to your home. There are a variety of photovoltaic system configurations that are possible, each providing a different benefit. Our experts can help you decide which is best for you.