You would think that any alternative and renewable energy source that could be used at home would be a revolutionary invention. However, solar power has been around for some decades, yet has still failed to take off as people thought that it would. But why? Solar power is available to anyone, and has massive benefits for the environment as well as financially. However, there are a few drawbacks that have created hesitancy among many homeowners—the main ones being price, appearance, and unreliability.