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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 house owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower and even eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can comprise a large part of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past ten years, domestic electricity costs have actually gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard against unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a business or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your house worth
Numerous research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are important elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding companies that decide to operate responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer purchasing decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are infamous for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what price, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (fixed energy expenses).
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
Elocution-Help -- Will Solar Energy Power The World? Help :)?
I Have To Speak For 'For' The Topic.
It Is A Kind-Of Debate
.Its After Two Days.
I Will Start Be Saying Why We Need Energy And
How Harmful It Is For All Of Us.
Then I Would Say Why Solar Energy Is An Excellent Method To Make The World A Better Place.
Then Bout Individual Participation
Then About Various Projects Globally.
I Need To Know
How Much Energy Is Consumed World Wide And
How Much Money Will It Take To Set Up Solar 'Farms'
Is The Pattern ^ Right?
Which Point I Should Concentrate On?
Steffani, there are many points, here are a few: Solar power is a renewable energy source, meaning the fuel continues to be generated, or renewed each day, or year, and does not run out. Our home has been powered by the wind and sun for 11 years now, and still is. We enjoy not having to pay an electric bill, and knowing that for us to watch TV for an hour, no coal was burned, and no additional pollution was added to the air as a result.
Solar power is spread pretty evenly over the middle third of our globe, which just happens to be where all of the people are. This gives people in Bogota equal access to energy as people in Boca Raton. Making solar panels and other devices that utilize solar power is a higher tech profession than drilling for oil, or mining for coal, and there are more jobs involved. Switching more of our grid power over to solar would mean putting more people to work, and increasing the education base of our country because the work requires certain skills. I would personally love to take all those people out of our coal mines, send them to school, and find them jobs in a factory making solar panels. Nobody would have to die in a mining accident again trying to find fuel for our hungry power plants, they could work in the safety of a factory building breathing clean air and not having to worry about another cave in. Globally, we kill hundreds of people each year in coal mine accidents, so far the only deaths in solar power have been a handful of people who have fallen off the roofs of their homes trying to install panels themselves.
Since solar power is spread over most of the globe, there would never be a need to ship, or trade it, and as a result it's pretty hard to have any kind of a fight over it. Oil and coal resources are generally piled up in a few places on earth, such as Russia, Saudi Arabia and Brazil. This gives those countries, and the richer governments that rule them more horsepower in bargaining for other resources on our planet. These are the things that wars are made of. As a result, we not only have to use a good portion of these found energy sources shipping them around, but we now have to use military resources to protect the shipments, which takes up further resources that could be used feeding people and improving our medical facilities and schools for example.
As we continue to evolve as a society, people are constantly trying to figure out what the best energy source is going forward, just as you are today. The best source will be a diverse on, some wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and even some coal, oil and nuclear should be part of the mix. You are probably not old enough to remember the Arab Oil Embargo of 1973, I am. Gas stations ran out of gas, people left their cars stranded and couldn't get to work or home, blackouts occured in many parts of our high tech country. Imagine if that happened again one day and we only imported 10% of our energy instead of 60%, it would be a minor inconvenience.
There of course is the fact that basing more of our power from renewable sources like solar would cause us to emit less pollution, yet another benefit. There are probably other reasons, but I think you get the picture. Good luck on your debate Steffanni, and take care, Rudydoo
Could Solar Power Work More Effectively If The Solar Rays Were Magnified?
If We Focused The Sun'S Energy Like A Magnifying Glass Does Into The Solar Panels, Would This Generate More Power At All?
No, it would not. If the magnifying glass is the same area as the solar collectors, then it would be the same amount of energy the solar collectors would be gathering without the magnifying glass.
In a way it would be cheaper, using cheap mirrors to focus the sun's rays onto a smaller solar collector surface area. And solar collectors are far more expensive. But as to more power? No.
Where Is Energy Come From?
"The real energy comes from the sun, which is solar (light) or heat energy. Through this, we are able to produce different kinds of energy and this allows machines and even living things move and are able to do things. ( explanation not much elaborated)
We use a lot of stored energy without really thinking where it comes from. We get food from the supermarket, petrol from the service station, and electricity through power lines. But where does the energy in these things come from in the first place? Green Plants store the energy of sunlight and chemical energy (Food), using a process called photosynthesis. Animals which eat these plants use most of the energy of their body activities and store the rest. So animals which eat plants and other animals are using stored energy that came originally from the sun. Most of our electricity comes from power stations which burn coal to produce steam. This steam is then used to turn turbo generators which produce the electricity. The petrol we use in our cars is produced by the distillation of crude oil. We use natural gas for heating. Coal, Oil, and natural gases are called fossil fuels because they were formed from plant and animal remains.
E=mc2. Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only change forms. Most of Earth's energy comes from the Sun."
How Much Energy Is Generated?
Okay, The Details I Need Are Simply This: How Much Energy Is Generated By A Fusion Reaction? Also, How Much Is Generated By A Fission Reaction? It Would Also Be Helpful If I Knew How Much Energy Is Obtained By Solar Panels, And What The Optimum Size Would Be For Absorbing Energy.
It takes considerable energy to force nuclei to fuse, even those of the lightest element, hydrogen. But the fusion of lighter nuclei, creating a heavier nucleus and a free neutron, will generally release more energy than it took to force them together — an exothermic process that can produce self-sustaining reactions.
The energy released in most nuclear reactions is much larger than that in chemical reactions, because the binding energy that holds a nucleus together is far greater than the energy that holds electrons to a nucleus. For example, the ionization energy gained by adding an electron to a hydrogen nucleus is 13.6 electron volts — less than one-millionth of the 17 MeV released in the D-T (deuterium-tritium) reaction
Waht Is A Green Home?
I Like Know What It Is But What Is It Down To The Science
a home with energy efficient appliances,
a home that uses eco-friendly materials.. such as using laminates or tile instead of real wood, or instead of carpeting (carpet is less healthy in a home and often fills landfills).. or buys carpeting that is made of recycled materials.. or uses bamboo flooring (which can be grown many times over instead of cutting down forests for wood floors) instead of wood flooring. You might use interior paints on your walls that have low off-gassing. You might have solar panels. You might have a pellet stove that burns reclaimed wood waste (woodpellets made from waste sawdust).
Waste water (grey water) from sinks/ showers can be used on the garden.