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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 homeowner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, many residents find that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or perhaps remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have actually increased by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard against unpredictable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also helps you better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home worth
Several research studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that decide to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of consumer acquiring decisions, creating goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners opt to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
I Need Help With A Science Fair Project...How Would I Conduct An Experiment Comparing Wind Vs. Solar Energy?
Please Help Me! I'M Overwhelmed And Don'T Know About This Topic. I Can'T Change It, It'S Too Late. No One In The Family Will Help Me And Say To Figure It Out Myself. How Can I Compare It Or Even Find Out How Much Energy It Produces? How Will I Get It To Conduct Energy And How Will I Build It? Please Help Me!!!!!!!
Try Youtube, or Google search, but to build a model You need Solar cells, a sm. generator, a little windmill, or fan blades and a fan to blow on it and a bright light to shine on the cell, then get a volt meter, and test each one to see which one puts out the most volts, Good luck,,
Radio Shack may have some of those items
Liberals, Are You Going To Start Demanding Free Government Carbon Offset Credits If Obama Makes Workers Pay?
If Obama Makes Everyone Pay Carbon Offset Credits...Will Liberals Try To Make Them Part Of The Welfare Package Or Will They Stop Driving And Using Air Conditioning?
I think that it is a mute point. I think that carbon offset credits are useless - feel good measures that will allow polluters to continue to pollute while simultaneously advertising how much they are concerned for the environment.. "Just Look at our Carbon Offset Credits People!".
Plus, it is useless to harm the US economy by enacting draconian environmental laws - while China and India pollute like crazy.
Basically the only thing that can save us is the displacement of fossil fuels by new technology. So if any efforts are made, it needs to be in the arena of research into technologies that can actually work just as well as fossil fuels. I think this eventually happen because fossil fuels power heat engines.. and heat engines are terribly inefficient. about 8 Billion Quads of solar energy hit the earth each year - the entire human race uses about 400 Quads of energy per year.. do the math. Our future is solar. But it is debatable whether we will survive long enough to see a solar utopia.
For me, the issue isn't fossil fuels - but National Security. I think it is just stupid to put all of our eggs into one energy basket. We are heavily dependent on places like Saudi Arabia and Venezuela for oil. And drilling more US oil is only going to make a TINY bump in our import vs domestic production capacity. In a few years the world is going to hit the wall of a peak in the worlds ability to supply petroleum. Prices are going to go thru the roof again. And with the spike in energy price - comes a decrease in profitability of our businesses and corporations = another recession. So it is just insanely stupid to continue relying so much on petroleum. That is why the US military is spending big bucks via DARPA to transform the military into a biofueled military machine. Because unlike republicans and democrats.. it's a matter of life or death for the military to be able to fuel their tanks and planes.
We've built a civilization around fossil fuels - and none of that is going to change on a personal level - regardless of how green you think you are, or how SUV lovin conservative you think you are. We exist in a world created and fueled by petroleum - the only thing that can change that fact is something better than petroleum. The technology is coming, but will it arrive in time?
What Are The Advantages Of Using Solar Energy?
Pretty Much Sums It Up Up There ^^ Lol
Solar energy is renewable unlike the convential sources which would exhaust sooner rather than later. Hence most believe that solar energy is the future of the world. However one cannot always rely on them, as the perfect equipments to trap them
I think that the advantages are that it will let the world be alive in a half a century!
Advantage: renewable, non-polluting, free except for capital expenses.
Solar energy is all the rage these days. With the current concerns about global warming and energy rates going up every day, it’s no wonder people are looking for alternative ways to power their lives. Solar power is one of the most efficient and affordable energy alternatives available today. Whether you are interested in solar power for economic reasons, environmental concerns, or both, this informational website is the place for you! We compare solar energy advantages & disadvantages, review the benefits of solar power, and evaluate all the ways you can use solar power, so that you will be ready to tackle the solar power projects in your home.
Do You Think We Need A Moon Colony?
Do we need one? We could live without one just fine.
Would a lunar colony be of value to us? Certainly.
One of the big advantages of a lunar colony is the fact that you have a lot of unfiltered sunlight that we could harness with solar panels and direct that energy down to Earth via microwave relay. It could turn out to be a cheap source of energy for us.
That said I feel that it needs to be a private organization that does this as we have enough problems here in the US that our government needs to fix first before we start screwing about with lunar colonies.
Is It Possible To Have A Solar House Without Giving Up Anything?
I Myself Work In The It Industry. I Use All Kinds Of Devices For Work And I Can'T Get Around It. My Family (4) Is The Same Way With Their Consumption. I *Know* That I Can Curb My Consumption And Increase My Efficiency But I'M Curious Otherwise...
Realisticly, Can Someone Run A Modern Day Home With Computers/Appliances/Home Theater And Such Using Nothing More Than Solar Or Alternative Fuel Sorces? I Don'T Mean Off The &Quot;Grid&Quot; But More Like Zero Net.
Are Solar Homes Built With This In Mind Nowadays? If I Invest In Solar Panels Et Al Will I Be Disapointed In The Result? How Much Can I Expect To Spend To Make It Work Right?
You CAN install enough solar panels in a grid tied system to be a net zero consumer, or even a net producer, averaged over time. That is only averaged over time because you will of course be a net user of grid power at night, and maybe on some cloudy winter days. The only problem is that even in a very sunny area of the country you will probably need at least $50,000 worth of solar panels and inverters to make that much power. More if your home is not highly energy efficient.