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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 ac system, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many residents find that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a large part of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy costs cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, property electricity rates have actually increased by an average of three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unpredictable increases in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with changing cash circulation, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Multiple studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical residential solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to operate responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This means that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility companies are notorious for their changing and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate just how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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
Is There Anything Bad About Solar Energy... Read?
I Am Doing A Project On Solar Energy In School And I Can'T Find Anything Bad About It Except... It Cost A Lot, Takes A Lot Of Room, Sun May Not Always Be Out. Help I Need A Little More If Possible.
I used to take 20-25 years to pay off the loans for solar panel installations yet the panels themselves needed to be replaced every 20 years. To recoup the cost of the panels, you needed to be able to save enough on electricity during those 20-25 years to cover the cost of the panels, installation, and the loan interest. Meanwhile, repairing damaged panels could cost an arm and a leg if you could find the technically correct model some years later. Of course, the home insurance industry balked at insuring the panels and with time, a house that used solar panels whether they were roof installed or not. Meanwhile, building permits for solar panel installations tend to range from more expensive to very expensive in many communities while others, like many home owner's associations, don't allow them at all.
Back to more current times....A lot of folks claim that solar panels as they exist and are installed today are very inefficient in delivering power to your electrical appliances. You would have to look this up on the internet. Another group of folks claim that the general, middle class, home owner requires more electricity than a typical solar system can provide them due to the ways and amounts of electricity they use. These folks believe that we can find as much if not more energy and ecological savings through personal energy conservation. There are the pragmatists who point out that the typical apartment building, office building, and certainly industrial/ manufacturing complex in no way owns enough square footage to be able to generate the required amount of energy for the uses of electricity on their space of ground.
The sun not always being out is a factor in the efficiency of solar power. It points to the need for storage capability, distribution on the grid, a need to continue the use of grid power during low sun times, and/or reduced use during low sun times like at night and in the winter. Further, the amount of sunlight with respect to time of day, day to day, and any other type of a schedule is not overly predictable. Our other forms of energy generation are not near as flexible which means it becomes difficult to off set the low solar energy generation times as well as the high solar energy generation times. Outside of individual installations solar is somewhat difficult to work without waste out on the grid too.
As a full energy source replacement it still has come problems to over come. It probably has a bigger potential as a supplemental energy source for non-essential systems. For example, it works well for path lighting in some locations in our area but, I wouldn't rely on it for security lighting; it might work as a back up system of sorts. I know someone who uses it for their summer patio, sound system power with great success as long as it is not over cast or raining; prior to their small solar panel, they did not have a patio sound system. In a number of the residential, commercial, and high density dwellings using solar power panels, many still use them to power only sub-systems or use the grid to provide seamless power at the plug as needed.
How Does A Cell Relate To A House?
Please Help Me Its For My Project.&I Really Need To Pass
Garden Fence-Cell Wall
Nucleus-Fuse Box/Living Room ??
First, I love biology. To answer you question:
The cell wall is like the garden fence because it keeps unwanted molecules out.
The nucleus is the fuse box/living room because it holds all the important information and many processes occur here.
The lysosome is the trashcan because all lysed cells, or unwanted molecules are sent here
The cell membrane is like a wall because it partitions inside the cell from outside the cell, and also partitions cell organelles. It decides what it wants to let in and what it doesnt.
Mitochodria is like a furnace because this is where cell energy is produced - i guess its because heat energy is produced in a furnace - but i think a generator is more appropriate
Vacoule has many functions (wiki it) - sometimes it keeps waste and sometimes it maintains the pressure in the cell, or even stores water - so bathroom i guess is appropriate
Golgi apparatus i would say is the storage room because it packages proteins before they are sent to where they are needed.
Chloroplast are used to harness light energy - if you had the solar panel thing in your house, that's what they'd be
nucleolus is present within nucleus and is useful for biochemical processes (DNA stuff) so I would say it is the switch or the lights. Because the living room cannot do without it - not so sure about this one
What Size Solar Panel Would I Need?
I Want To Buy A Solar Panel Kit To Run My Central Ac Unit. It Is A 3 Ton Unit. Can I Do This? The Electric Rates In The Chicago Area Are Skyrocketing And I Can'T Keep Paying 350 Dollar Electric Bills During The Spring And Summer Months
Solar in Chicago is not much help, you would need at least 3kwh for whatever size unit you have, (3 tons is meaningless in this context!) You would not get enough sun even in the summer to operate for more thn 6 hours a day. For Chicago you probably need a wind generator, or go for a heat pump.
What'S The Cheapest Yet Effective Way To Heat A Swimming Pool?
I Live In The Uk And Have A 15 Foot Pool In Diameter (It Is An Above Ground One). The British Summer Weather Alone Isn'T Enough To Heat It, And I Need Something To Keep It Warm On A Tight Budget. I Have A Solar Cover But I Feel That Isn'T Enough. Does Anyone Have Any Suggestions? Thanks.
Save heating costs by using Above-Ground solar covers & solar panels to heat your swimming pool. Let the sun heat your pool water naturally while helping to reduce your carbon foot print.
All of us must do our part to save natural resources and with regards to heating your swimming pool, Above-Ground solar covers & panels fit the bill. Its a great way to "Green Up", to help your environment and your fuel costs. Save tons of money today.
How Do You Attach Solar Panels To A Remote Control Car?
I Want To Make A Couple Of My Remote Controls Car Run On Solar Panels But Have No Idea On How To Attach Them Or If Its Possible.
You would have to attach a very impressive array of panels to power even a small remote control car in the best of conditions.
The best you could hope for a a minute trickle charging of a battery pack in which case you would have to hook enough panels in parallel to get the right voltage and connect it in parallel with the battery, still a fairly large array of panels would be built.