How to Reduce Your Energy Bills And Save More Money
A lot of major energy companies worldwide are increasing their price of electricity every so often. They say that most of their increase is due to the soaring cost of extracting the gas or fossil fuels that they are using in order to produce electricity. Well, this only shows that traditional energy or the use of fossil fuels is really becoming more expensive and more difficult to produce.
I am sure your initial reaction upon hearing this kind of news will be similar to others. You will seek to conserve a little energy around your home by reducing your energy usage as well as your energy wastage. There’s no problem with that except for the fact that you will need to compromise your way of life in order to enjoy significant savings.
The best way for you to reduce your bills is to use renewable energy as your source of electricity or energy. You’re quite lucky if you live near a river or the sea as you could use water power to generate some energy. Otherwise, you have three other options which are wind power, solar power and the ground source heat pump. By connecting a wind turbine, solar panel, or heat pump to your home heating system, the cost of your monthly energy bills will be reduced right away.
The cost of buying a turbine, panel or pump and having it installed by contractors is quite high actually. That is why some homeowners are doing the math to balance their monthly savings against the cost of installing the turbine, panel or pump in the first place. Some of them, after doing a bit of math, simply put off their plan of adding some renewable energy sources to their homes.
Well, if you have a limited budget then you can make that math look better by looking around and buying quality used turbine or panel. You can also opt to build your own wind turbine or solar panel with the help of a DIY manual. The process is actually easy and can be accomplished for a few hundred bucks. After such initial costs, your energy is pretty much free from there on… all courtesy of our planet’s natural resources.
Energy Saving Trust - Benefits of wind turbines and what you could save, includes a cashback calculator.
Department of Energy & Climate Change - Government Website