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December 22, 2018 · 7 min read

Why You Should Choose Solar Energy in Tanzania

Solar energy is one of the biggest sources of renewable energy. It is formed by converting sun rays into electricity through Solar-powered photovoltaic (PV) panels. It can be used in different forms by homes and businesses. Generating electricity, water heating and treatment, space heating or cooling and cooking are just some of the few uses that we can think of.

You might also notice other uses of solar energy such as in transportation signals like road traffic lights, lighthouses and aircraft warning lights. You might have probably seen some of these traffic lights powered by solar energy in Tanzania.

Solar powered vehicles are already being produced, though not yet in circulation for everyday use. However, we have seen solar power being adapted more in Tanzania.

Researchers are also using solar power equipment to power their devices. These devices often require to be self-operating and need to be left in the fields over long periods of time. Solar powered devices such as GPS trackers are used in wildlife tracking. Nowadays, farmers around the world have also started using solar energy in different agriculture applications.

Solar Energy in Tanzania is growing in popularity. No matter the field you’re in, you can probably benefit by using it in one way or the other. You can contact a reputable solar system installer to see how you can harness the power of solar energy.

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Why Should You Choose Solar Energy in Tanzania?

Apart from Solar being a source of unlimited, renewable energy, there are multiple benefits of using solar energy in Tanzania. Here is why you should consider switching to solar energy:

Protects the Environment

Other sources of fuel tend to pollute the environment. Fossil fuels must be burned to produce electricity which results in unwanted byproducts that can create air and water pollution. Solar panels produce power through a natural process called photovoltaics which transforms sun rays into electricity without harmful emissions.

Fossil fuel operations involve excavation and transportation processes which are invasive to the environment. Deforestations, river pollution and increased carbon dioxide in the air are some of the side effects of other energy sources.

Cost Saving

Solar panels have significantly dropped in prices making it affordable. In some countries, solar panels receive government subsidies and reduce the price further. You will also be saving in electricity bills and maintenance costs that are frequently required for non-solar electricity.

Solar panels are not damaged easily hence minimizes power interruptions and costs of repairs. They are tested to withstand extreme weather conditions such as heavy winds and snowfall. Most solar panels offered by Gadgetronix have up to 30 years warranty so you will be covered should any damage happen.

Solar is a Reliable and Dependable Source of Energy

Solar energy is a good replacement for fossil fuel as the major energy source that is also sustainable. Fossil fuel deposits are expected to deplete over time and are not available everywhere. Solar, on the other hand, is available everywhere and is renewable hence its supply is reliable.

Solar power in Tanzania is the best option if you don’t want to get affected by power cuts. Solar is a reliable energy source that will continue to work even on cloudy days. Contrary to popular belief, solar panels work even if you live in an area where the average temperature is low. Solar panels do not depend on the heat of the sun but rather they are powered by sun rays.

Extremely hot days will not necessarily result in more solar energy. In fact, high temperatures may hinder your solar panel efficiency. With a backup battery system, you can enjoy solar power during night times when the sun goes to sleep.

Having your own source of power also means you are not affected by pricing decisions of power companies, you will not have to worry next time electricity rates go up.

We have a wide array of solar equipment for your home and can also setup the power system for you. By using quality products, you’ll be guaranteed great results.

Get in touch with us to get more information and advise about our products and services.
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Long-Term Financial Investment

While initial investment for solar energy in Tanzania may seem scary for most, your solar system will pay for itself after some time. Consider this an investment that will enable you to save in rising electricity bills, repairs and financial losses that can be caused by power cuts. After some time recover your initial investment.

Solar power systems can last twenty to thirty years without major maintenance needed. The systems only require minimal maintenance to make sure everything is working as it should.

Energy Efficiency

Solar energy is the most efficient source of energy which has minimal to no energy loss. Normally, electricity is transmitted from big power plants over long distances before reaching the end consumer. Energy losses occur during transmission through the transmission cable especially when the transmission systems are not well maintained.

Energy loss can influence power performance in areas with high populations. Solar energy enhances energy efficiency. The production of electricity takes place on your rooftop or backyard, with very minimal transmission distance hence no power is lost during. Of course, you do also need to use an accredited installer to make sure the system is setup correctly.

With all those benefits in consideration, solar energy is clearly the future. Technological advances are continuously being made in the solar industry and we can expect solar applications to only get better with time. Stay ahead of the herd with solar energy.

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