New way to save money in light with self-consumption

Nueva forma de ahorrar dinero en luz con el autoconsumo

The platform allows consumers and companies to evaluate their options for solar self-consumption, obtain quotes from previously selected installers and analyze their financing options.

In SotySolar you can compare different offers of solar self-consumption of multiple installers in order to find the best offer.

The objective of the start-up of the initiative is because the process of purchasing the self – consumption facilities is as simple as booking a hotel or a flight over the Internet, thanks to a very simple and intuitive website www.sotysolar.es that changes by complete the renewable market.

The platform provides all the information necessary for homeowners, businesses and neighborhood communities to make the right decision in a segment yet to be discovered by a large percentage of consumers who want to bet on self-consumption , renewable energy and savings. On the web, you can compare the different options of solar panels ; explore financing methods; discover an estimate of your possible savings with the change; Consult professional advisors the option that best suits your needs; know the local incentives and subsidies; as well as receiving self-consumption proposals from qualified and trusted solar panel installers.

Many people are paying more than they should and are trapped in financing that does not suit their needs due to bad advice that we intend to eradicate completely with our appearance. “This was explained by Edgar Imaz, COO of SotySolar. the same approach as to make any other purchase or investment: to make those interested know all their options. “

Compare your options before choosing

By entering your address, the platform will calculate the potential of your ceiling and the estimated cost of the system. If you like the estimate, you can register your home on the platform and receive quotes from previously certified solar panel installers . “By creating competition among installers, better prices are obtained than the average market,” said the expert Imaz.

And not only end customers will benefit from the platform. Solar panel installers will have access to a large amount of potential demand on their services, which will help them reduce customer acquisition costs. With SotySolar, the sales cycles of solar energy companies can be reduced by up to 70% and their customer acquisition costs would fall by more than 50% compared to other traditional channels.

Self-consumption and solar energy can be complicated issues, with a lot of bureaucracy, and high investment, which is why SotySolar wants to bet on information, transparency and simplicity to facilitate its adoption.

About SotySolar

SotySolar is an integrating platform that connects people, companies and organizations interested in selfconsumption solutions, with qualified installers, manufacturers and distributors of equipment and financial providers. SotySolar’s main objective is to make it easy and encourage self-consumption through photovoltaic solar energy installations. SotySolar simplifies the complex solar industry by providing unbiased tools and information that allow users to fully understand equipment and financing options, as well as their return on investment scenarios.

Solar energy is the future

Solar energy is a source of renewable energy , clean, abundant and present throughout the planet. The good use that can be made of it through the production of electricity provides great benefits for homes or office buildings. Although it is intermittent, it depends on the weather and the day-night cycles, the electricity generated by the sun can be used throughout the day if it is stored in batteries.

Did you know that solar energy offers both economic benefits and environmental benefits?

Image result for solar panelsThe environmental benefits are as important or more than the economic benefits, since they directly and indirectly affect the whole world. The generation of electrical energy through conventional sources, coal or natural gas, pollutes a lot and causes the search for other alternatives less harmful to the environment. It stands out among all, the photovoltaic energy that as it has been said previously, is inexhaustible and endless.

At present, society is concerned about the environment and air pollution, caused mainly by conventional thermal power plants, but also by the pollution of river water due to the dumping of toxic particles from the byproducts of these power plants. Therefore, more and more experts are involved in the search for alternatives. Of all the photovoltaic stands out, because it is inexhaustible, is available throughout the plan and is profitable.

Would a system of solar panels in my house be adequate?

The future of photovoltaic energy is hopeful. The demand for renewable energies is increasing due to the unstable situation of the fossil fuel markets and the reduction of their reserves. In the same way, the environmental and economic benefits also have to do with the increase of this demand.

Although it may seem otherwise, putting a solar panel installation for self-consumption in your home is a fairly easy process. It is necessary to take into account a series of factors such as:

How much does a solar installation cost?

In the last ten years, there has been an 80% reduction in the price of solar panels . Obviously, prices vary depending on the brand of the solar panels but factors such as the choice of the installer and the type of financing also come into play.

How much will I save on the electricity bill?

The savings obtained depends on various factors such as the size of the photovoltaic system, weather conditions, the price of light, etc. but, the electricity bill can be reduced up to 70%.

How long do the solar panels last?

Solar panels last at least 25 years and have manufacturer guarantees that prove it.

How do solar panels produce electricity?

Photovoltaic panels collect and convert the sun’s energy into electricity, and are a key component in a photovoltaic installation. The cells that make up the photovoltaic plates react to light, releasing electrons that are then channeled and collected to form electricity.

The most common photovoltaic modules in the residential solar market consist of monocrystalline or polycrystalline solar cells .

 

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Can solar panels be installed in my home?

The majority of the houses do not have problems to put solar panels for self-consumption on their roof. If you have a roof or cover in bad conditions, it is advisable to make a re-roofing to later install the panels .

Another important factor is the orientation of the panels. In Spain, the best orientation is towards the south and of course, the roofs or roofs must be free of shadows.

How many solar panels do I need for my house?

The number of plates to install in your house depends on many factors such as:

  1. How much electricity do I consume?
  2. What is the power generation potential of my roof?
  3. How many plates can fit on my roof?

At SotySolar we help you get the answers easily. Use our Solar Calculator to find out if photovoltaics are good for your home and, if so, how many panels you would need.

Three tips when buying

1. Owners who receive multiple offers save more than 10%

As with any major investment, when buying an electrical self-consumption facility, it is necessary to conduct an exhaustive investigation and evaluate various options, including a complete review of the installation companies. Experts recommend comparing as many budgets as possible to avoid paying inflated prices.

To find the best deals and the best professionals, you will have to use a network of installers like SotySolar. You can receive multiple free quotes from qualified installers just by registering on our platform.  

2. The biggest ones do not have to offer the best price

The biggest is not always the best. This is one of the main reasons why we encourage owners to consider all their options before deciding on one or another solar energy company. Not having more money to invest in advertising means that they have the best conditions. If you have offers from any of these companies, be sure to compare them with quotes from local installers to make sure you’re not going to overpay.

3. Compare before choosing

Large companies not only tend to offer higher prices, but also tend to have fewer options for solar equipment (panels and inverters ), which can have a significant impact on the production of your system. With several selfconsumption installation offers, you can compare the costs and savings obtained depending on the different equipment options available to you.

There are several variables to consider when looking for the best solar panels on the market. While some plates are more efficient than others, investing in top-of-the-line solar equipment does not always entail greater savings. The only way to find your ideal solution is to evaluate several offers with different equipment and financing offers.  

If you are considering installing a solar self-consumption solution, try our calculator to get an approximation of the cost of the installation and the potential savings you can get depending on your location, consumption and type of roof. If you are looking for multiple offers from qualified solar panel installers in your area, check out our marketplace .

Is it time to switch to self-consumption?

Generate your own electricity with a self-consumption installation at an affordable price and in a simple way it is possible

Generate your own electricity with a self-consumption installation at an affordable price and in a simple way it is possible

 

Lately it is common to see in the news different opinions regarding self-consumption ; the legislative changes proposed by the Government, the disappearance of the sun tax and the lack of energy culture of a large part of this society (it is true that the Spanish electricity market is a very complex issue). For this reason, many of you are not clear whether putting solar panels in your home is a solution that adapts to your savings needs.

If you have a single-family home, are the owner of a company or reside in a community of owners, it is time to switch to self-consumption . Given the imminent arrival of the new regulatory framework for photovoltaic self-consumption, the obstacles to self-consumption – the famous “sun tax” – and the administrative barriers will be eliminated and, in addition, shared self-consumption will be allowed in the neighborhood communities . It is time for you to begin to consider self-consumption with solar panels as the best investment to save on your electricity bill.

With self-consumption you will save more than 35% on your bill

 

The continued fall in the prices of photovoltaic technology (solar panels, solar inverters and batteries) together with the continuous increases in the electricity bill make self-consumption with solar energy the best possible solution. This month of August was the month with the highest light bill in history and forecasts indicate that the upward trend will continue.

Keep in mind that you only need 6 photovoltaic solar panels -1.5 kW of power- that occupy about 10 square meters of your roof, to get very interesting savings during the 30 years of useful life of the solar photovoltaic installation.

How can you go to self-consumption?

If you decide to join us to get savings on your expenses, you will receive free advice, information on subsidies and existing aid in each municipality and autonomous community, which will lower the price of your self-consumption installation even more. For all this, we have the best network of installers of certified solar panels in the country. Contact us if you are looking for quality and guarantees.

New record temperatures: the sun shines more than ever

The University of Southampton and Brest University have published a new study stating that due to climate change the next five years will be even hotter. This year, the record for average global temperatures will be broken again.

The more hours of sun we have in our country, the more we can take advantage of the benefits of self-consumption and curb climate change.

Today is the day to switch to self-consumption

 

Solar energy is the best renewable alternative that exists. With an installation of solar panels you will save money on your electricity bill. You will be able to further maximize this savings, using smart batteries , using appliances with the A, A + or A ++ energy certification and changing your consumption habits.

At SotySolar we are here to help you make the best possible decision without compromise.