Distributed Energy Resources (DER)
Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) are generally beyond the grid energy sources that offset overall energy costs. In some cases, these energy sources can also feed into the grid to provide the owner with rebates and the community with additional resources. Our Anorra turbine is a green DER and therefore shares the benefits of other DERs. There are five (5) main reasons to produce your own power.
1. Reduce Grid-Dependence
By using your own power source for parts of your home, you can reduce your reliance on public utilities. This not only increases your independence but offsets your overall electricity costs. With your own power source, you can reduce power interruptions and blackouts.
2. Not Susceptible to Restrictions
In some provinces, electricity grids have a restriction on how much is produced by green sources to maintain grid stability. By operating off-grid, you can bypass these restrictions and produce as much green energy as you'd like for your dwelling.
3. Be Green and Independent
You can power and heat your home using green energy, entirely independent from the grid. This freedom reduces your long-term costs and your carbon footprint.
4. Improve Resiliency
By keeping your power source close to your home and generating your own electricity, you can reduce your susceptibility to blackouts and power interruptions.
5. Reduce Overall Electricity Cost
In many regions, for The Anorra, breakeven or payback periods average under ten years and in some cases five years. With grants across the country to encourage green energy projects, this period can be further reduced and ROI further increased.
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