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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
Why Does Green Light No Give Me A Good Power Output For A Solar Panel Compared To Red And Blue?
I Carried Out An Experiment Using Different Coloured Solutions To See The Affect Of Wavelength On Power Output From A Silicon Photovoltaic Solar Panel. I Was Expecting To See A Peak Where The Efficiency Of The Wavelength And The Energy Of The Photons Were Optimum. However Instead I Found That From Wavelength In The Blue Region It Was A Fairly High Power Output Which Then Decreased Towards The Green Region And Then Increased Even Higher In The Red Region. I Have Made Sure I Kept The Intensities Of The Different Wavelengths Constant. What Could Be The Cause For This Dip In The Green Wavelength Region?
Silicon solar panels have their greatest sensitivity at the red end of the visible spectrum and in the near infrared. By contrast, the human eye is relatively more sensitive to the green part of the spectrum. Neither silicon nor human eyes are especially sensitive to the relatively short blue wavelengths, but your blue solution may also transmit a significant amount of red or infrared light, giving a comparatively high reading for the silicon's "blue" sensitivity.
Biofuels? Are These Biofuels?
My Teacher Told Us What They Were Im Just Not Sure If I Got It Down Correctly ... Please Help
P.S Can You Help Me On These Questions About Electric?
What Is It?
What Raw Materials Are Needed To Produce It?
How'S It Made?
What Are Products When It'S Burned?
Carbon Producing Or Carbon Neutral?
If You Could Answer Any Of These Questions It Would Be Great Help To Me
Biofuels are made from renewable biomass as opposed to fossil fuels like coal, oil, natural gas. In theory!
This is really a mess - a fuel may be carbon neutral to burn but not to produce (it could be though). This should be taken into consideration and most often it is'nt, tell your teacher that! There's very strong economical interests involved and these interests want to have control of what is what.
Take for example Gasohol, it's a mixture of ethanol and gasoline - ethanol is carbon netural to burn but not to produce and gasoline is made from petroleum, which is a fossil non renewable resource, yet it's called a "biofuel".....
Anyway, one good rule of thumb is that fossil fuels are carbon producing because they are not part of the "carbon cycle", they add carbon to our athmosphere as CO^2. We bring fossil fuels up from deep in the ground, through oil wells, coal mines and gas plants, and then we burn it at the earths surface. Fossil fuels have been out of the carbon cycle for millions of years and we humans bring it back in.
You misunderstand "electric" as what your teacher means is 'electric power'. That is not a fuel! You cannot burn electricity. Though there's many ways of producing electricity and one way is to burn fossil fuels in a coal plant, this way of making electricity is carbon producing. You can also make electricity in a nuclear plant which is a carbon neutral way of producing electricity, however you end up with radioactive waste. And, again, the methods of obtaining the resources (mainly uranium) may not be carbon neutral.
The best and cheapest way (that we do not use because the capitalist economy want to milk out the last bits of profits that can be made from petroleum first) is to use the sun as a source of energy, by building solar plants. To heat water, make electricity, make houses warm, power cars etc. The sun is a nuclear plant 1.6 million times larger than earth and we barely use it! It's a damn scandal. It produces no carbon or radioactive waste, it does not smell or make any noise, it does not pollute in any way and it will probably spew out energy long after the planet earth is gone.
Some people, lobbying for status quo in energy politics, claim that we have no useful batteries yet to store the energy and that it's too costly. It's not true, the modern Lithium/Ion batteries are amazing and there's also a new development on making them even more effective and the old acid lead batteries are completely renewable and works well! The cost of making solar plants is high in the short run, indeed, but they are long lasting and they produce energy at basically no cost! So they are the cheapest and best alternative in the long run. Besides, the way we look at costs and energy is usually flawed, it's not economically wise to use cheap dirty non renewable resources instead of clean expensive long lasting renewable resources. This is what you should learn in school!
Here's how to make a solar cell:
Another great thing with sunenergy is that you can use it to warm water directly in "solar panels". It's almost too simple - you use black painted aluminium plates that is connected to copper pipes. The black surface absorbs energy from the sun and leads it to the copper pipes, with a small pump (driven by the sunenergy) you can circulate water in the pipes. You can build this yourself with cheap long lasting renewable materials.
PS: You're not supposed to know this your supposed to gladly buy the overpriced energy from the energy corporations!
As for rubbish - much of what we throw away is plastics and many of us use plastic bags to put rubbish in before we throw it. Most of the plastics and many plastic bags are made from petroleum. So, when we burn that rubbish, with plastics/petroleum in it, we add CO^2 from fossil fuels to the athmosphere. Tell your teacher that!
How Do Solar Plants And Hydroelectric Dams Generate Electricity?
Can Anyone Explain To Me In A Simple Way How Solar Plants And Hydroelectric Plants Generate Electricity? I'Ve Done Research, But I'M A Little Confused.
Please Note, I Am Not Asking How Solar Panels Work. I Want To Know How Solar Plants Generate Electricity.
if you are talking about dams, than water passes through turbines which is basically a big underwater fan. as the water passes across the blades it makes it spin. the turbine is connected to a generator which makes electricity.
Solar plants. if your referring to oraganisms i cant help but a plant that doesnt use solar panels probably uses mirrors that are pointed at central point, usually a tower. All this light shines on the tower heating water until it boils. The hot, pressurized steam rushes over a turbine just as at the dam, and that runs a generator to make electricity.
Are Mobile Solar Chargers Worth It?
For My Nexus And Other Android And Mobile Devices, I Have Found Some Relatively Cheap Prices, But My Question, Is It Worth It?
They're really handy for an emergency, I charge it off my computer by usb when I can, much quicker, solar panels take a while before you can plug it into your phone. Just don't pay more than €20.
Tesla Powerwall Explained?
Alright Can Someone Explain The Tesla'S Powerwall. I Get What It Does For The Most Part But Is It Worth 3000 Atm. I Already Own Solar Panels And I Don'T Have Gas House As Everything Is Electric. I Hear That It Only Has An Output Of 2Kw And That Is Not Enough To Power You Whole House On Solar At A Time Those It Can Store 10Kw Per Powerwall. So My Main Question Is If Its Worth A $3000 Investment And How Many Powerwalls Would I Need To Go Off The Grid Or Mostly Off The Grid Like Only Like A 10-50 Dollar Electric Bill. Also Don'T Think This Matter But But My Bill Before Sp Was Like 300-350 But With Sp It Went Down A Bit More Than $100
I think it will eventually be worth it.
Currently, the way solar installations work is by providing power for the house during the day, but then selling excess power back to the power company. You then use the credits for selling your power during the day, to then buy power from the power company at night. However it gets more complicated since most people get more sun during the summer, and less sun during the winter. This is why the calculations are done to cover the entire year such that the total money earned by generating electricity equals (or comes VERY close to) the total amount of power you need to buy from the power company over the course of the year. (e.g. at night, or during cloudy winter days.)
If, instead, you want to redirect the electricity from your solar installation into the powerwall and then use the powerwall to power your house then the calculations are different since you want your solar installation to generate enough power to keep your house running through the night until the next day.
If each powerwall only stores 10KW then you'll probably need multiple powerwalls. For instance, my house averages about 1KW/h, when the whole year is considered. That means if I were to solely power my house from the powerwalls, I'd need at least 3 of them, and my solar installation would have to generate a total of at least 24KW every day during the day. That'd be an upfront cost of $9000, which assuming brought your bill down to $0 saving you $100/mo, this would take nearly 8 years to pay for itself.
IMHO, not worth it yet. Battery storage capacity and price will be dropping.