What are your goals for installing renewable energy?

Different communities will have different reasons for investing in RE. Identifying a goal or goals before planning will help you identify the resources you need and the path you will need to follow to achieve your objectives.

Give consideration to each of the following questions, and decide which ones are most appropriate for your RE project.

  • Be a part of the renewable energy revolution?
  • Become energy-independent and protect yourself against energy price increases?
  • Reduce Energy Bills?
  • Contribute to a cleaner environment?
  • Make money from a rapidly expanding sector?
  • Participate in a shift to distributed generation, with ownership by communities and individuals rather than large centralized plants?
  • Bring new jobs and additional energy dollars to the local economy?
  • Own the means of energy production?
  • Play with new technology?
  • Learn new skills?