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About Solar Energy
Solar power is energy from the sun that is transformed into thermal or electrical energy.
Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant renewable resource source available, and the United States has some of the richest solar resources worldwide. Modern innovation can harness this energy for a variety of usages, consisting of producing electricity, supplying light or a comfortable interior environment, and heating water for domestic, commercial, or industrial usage.
Solar power makes it possible for property owner to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, washing clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, many home owners find that the benefit, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Leading Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have actually increased by approximately 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial part of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that choose to operate responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer purchasing decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners choose to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar company for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are well-known for their changing and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed energy costs).
What are the various payment options?
We have many flexible purchasing agreements for customers who would like to install a new home solar system. There are three different payment options, making them a viable choice for customers of all budgets. The payment options include Lease, PPA, and Purchase.
- Low, fixed payments each month
- System insurance for 20 years, including maintenance
- Flexible end-of-term options, including system upgrade, lease extension, and free panel removal
Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
- We own the solar panel system
- $0 down for installation
- Customers only pay for the solar energy that they use
- Customer pays for the system upfront and owns the system
- System monitoring and maintenance for 20 years
- Receive 30% federal tax credit
- See a return on investment within 7-10 years
What happens when the contract for my lease is finished?
We provide our customers with a few different options for when their lease contract is up. Customers can upgrade their equipment to the newest solar technology available, extend the agreement, or have the panels removed at no cost.
What is the warranty?
The Lease and PPA include a 20-year warranty during the lifetime of the system. This warranty exceeds that of most other solar installers’ warranties.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Does Solar Power Relate To Photosynthesis?
I Need To Know How Photosynthesis Relates To Solar Power
both convert sun rays to energy
Ex: a solar panel transforms sunlight into electricity
a plant uses sunlight to make glucose that it uses as an energy source
How Many Solar Power Plants Increase Co2 If You Account For The Trees That Are Cut Down To Install The Plant?
Shouldn'T These Be Limited To Deserts And Rooftops?
This is a good reasonable question. We see that supposedly Al Gore offsets his luxurious CO2 generating lifestyle by planting trees. He issues 'carbon credits' based upon planting of trees. Many nincompoops on this site tell us that the wood industry chops down 'x' amount of acres every day and this is bad, never admitting the fact that these lumber companies plant 3 to 5 trees for everyone that is cut down.
Added to that is the fact that the SCOTUS has decreed by law that CO2 is a pollutant and that trees gobble up this 'pollutant' so that all these 'Saviors of the World' can righteously point the finger at the sane people of the world and say that we, the common people who use wood products, are criminals for denying these CO2 destroyers life on this planet.
But when these same 'Saviors' chop down trees for any reason, they deem it a good thing, because they have the love of the Earth, they are the ones who hold all the wisdom, they are only out for the betterment of the EARTH itself. Furthermore they hate mankind, who is the destroyer of this MOTHER EARTH. Beside, most likely they are getting paid by Soros, and to them he is above Christ and just a smidgen below Al Gore.
Quote by Ingrid Newkirk, a former PETA President: “The extinction of Homo Sapiens would mean survival for millions, if not billions, of Earth-dwelling species. Phasing out the human race will solve every problem on Earth - social and environmental.”
So, as you can see by the many answers here, that many deem the destruction of a tree because it just got in the way of the environmentalist master plan is a wonderful thing. It is not the chopping down of the tree that is a crime but who is chopping down the tree that makes it a crime.
So in direct answer to your question we may have to turn to the great GURU Bob Dylan when he sings in part:
How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man ?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand ?
Yes, how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned ?
The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.
Yes that answer is blowin' in the wind. Or maybe it is in Al Gore's deep secret vault. Or maybe it was destroyed because it was on Hillary's server.
In truth, the world would be better off with God given trees than with Gore inspired solar plants. If you would also take into account all the fossil fuel that it took to produce, transport, erect and maintain those power panels, it would have an overall effect of more CO2 than if you left the trees standing.
Will Solar Panels Truly Save Us Money As In 'Free'?
I Want To Know If Anyone Owns A Solar Panel(S) For Their Homes. What Did It Cost To Install? Are You Seriously Getting 'Free' Electricity?
You never get your money back when purchasing solar panels. The overall cost versus how many years before they go bad rarely justifies the expense. However, with tax subsities to make up the difference it becomes more and more realistic to purchase solar and wind these days. Some states and countries make out like bandits on the original purchase. In germany (for example) the government pays 50% of the cost up front.
How Does A Solar Panel Work?
I Need To Know How A Solar Panel Works And There Are Barley Any Sites That Say. Please Help!
The heart of a typical PV module is composed of silicon solar cells. Silicon has the unique property of becoming excited when struck by photons of electromagnetic radiation in the visible light through infrared range. The resultant charge can be captured in the form of potential energy by surface coating. The visible side of the cell resides an antireflection coating to retain light photons and effectively capture the resultant energy. Each cell is composed of silicon which is doped with Phosphorus on the visible surface and Boron on the concealed side. Phosphorus has an extra electron and Boron has an electron “hole”. As photons of light strike the solar cell, the charged surface excites the extra Phosphorus electron, which naturally tries to find an electron “hole” to return to a lower state of charge. By “laying” metal micro-ribbons across the surface of the PV cell completing the circuit to the reverse side, an electric potential is created. Whenever the open loop circuit of the PV is closed, then direct current is created.
By combining multiple solar cells in series in the form of a complete solar module, the sum creates a higher voltage potential. A typical solar module is comprised of 60 to 72 cells connected in series, with cells sandwiched between a top layer of tempered glass and laminate polymer back surface. The clear glass surface protects the cell from scratching and weather/hail damage. An aluminum frame is mechanically fastened around the edge of the module for added strength.
Hope this helps!
Why Don't All Public Buildings Have Solar Panels?
They May Not Power The Building Entirely, But They Would At Least Create A Petro-Free Hot Water Source Or Lighten The Electric Load. This Would Save Money/Planet, Would It Not? What's Up With This?
I can't remember the source for this, but someone did figure out that if we took about 300,000 acres in the Southwest U.S. and installed solar panels on them, that would be enough to power the entire U.S. Kinda silly, but....
Retrofitting solar to an existing building can be super expensive. It's much more cost effective to design it in. Check out the link below. It has been done and done successfully, though. The Knickerbocker Arena (think it is the Pepsi Center now) in Albany, NY has solar on the roof. One of New York City's public libraries has solar retrofitted ont he roof. All new municipal buildings in California must use alternatives to help power them.
The real answer with solar is two-fold I think:
1) Make it so that homeowners can more easily get systems installed on their homes and tied into the grid. Think what over 1 million roofs of solar might do.
2) Get more commercial solar onto the grid. My local utility has four solar farms and adding four more. One is built right near a large oil-burning power plant. I but $5 green credits every month from them to help them fund more solar installs.
Oh, by the way, do not confuse solar electricity generation with solar hot water. They are completely different technologies. Solar hot water works better when the weather gets hot, solar panels work better the colder it gets.