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Rising Power Bills Make Adding Solar To Your Home Smarter Than Ever

Posted on Monday, February 20th, 2012 at 9:00 am by Solar Energy USA

The following graphics on power bills and the cost of solar energy were created by our friends at 1BOG using power bill data from homeowners across the United States. The graphic below shows that homeowners in Georgia pay an average of $188 dollars per month for basic gas and electricity, one of the highest rates among Southeastern states, and higher than the average U.S. utility bill which is $163 dollars:


The graphic below shows that residents in the Northeast pay more for power than other states, specifically those in New York. It also shows, surprisingly, that Macon, Georgia residents felt one of the greatest spending spikes on utility bills, up 17% from 2010 to 2011:


This graphic states that electricity costs have been rising quicker than inflation for 5 years in a row:


Will adding solar panels to your home help you save money on power bills? Yes! 1BOG notes that because of the rising cost in utility rates it is definitely worth your time to request a solar quote from your home, especially if you are spending $200 dollars or more each month on power bills. We at Solar Energy USA encourage you to contact us about solar panels and energy efficient home improvements like new energy efficient windows or spray foam insulation. Our goal is to help you lower and eliminate you power bill. There has never been a better time to consider adding solar panels to your home thanks to available solar tax credits in your area and our special financing program which will allow you to go solar on your home for as little as $150 dollars a month. To find out how much you can save on your power bill simply contact us today and request a free, no obligation solar quote. Be sure to see our Solar Energy Cost and Incentives page for more information on the cost of solar panels for your home.