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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 everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, many residents discover 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 Drastically minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a large part of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy bill savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical power rates have gone up by an average of three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or property owner with fluctuating cash circulation, going solar likewise helps you much better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher home worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration 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 solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from cost fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs 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 growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that pick to operate responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer getting choices, producing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous property owners decide to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 energy companies are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most notably, at exactly what cost, 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
What Is The Best Company To Buy Solar Panels From?
Im Looking For The Cheapest Wholesale Solar Panels
If this is just a few dozen panels for your home, you'll have to go to a regular dealer. There are distributors, but you have to buy a lot, I think one container (200) minimum. An internet search for "solar panel prices" will bring up all the major sellers. I have not heard of any one of the major sellers that is actually bad, so would go on price alone, including shipping.
Are Amorphous Solar Panels Efficient Solar Panels To Buy?
I Live In El Salvador And Want To Buy Solar Panels To Install In My Home. I Need To Generate 50Kw Of Electricity A Month. There Is A Sunforce Kit That Sells For $250 Which States The Following:
•Max Output 60 Watts 4 Amps
•Battery Not Included
•Includes The Following:
1.4 X 15 Watt Amorphous Solar Panels
2.Plastic Pvc Frame For Mounting Panels
3.12V Dc Plug, Alligator Battery Clamps, Mounting Screws & Extra Wiring
4.4 In 1 Wire Connector So That All 4 Panels Can Be Wired Together In An Easy Fashion
5.12V Dc Socket For Powering 12V Products
6.200 Watt Modified Sine Wave Inverter
7.7 Amp Solar Charge Controller
•Dimensions: (L X W X H) 41&Quot; X 13 1/4&Quot; X 16 1/4&Quot;
104 X 33.5 X 41.5 Cm
Weight: 63.4 Lbs
Then There Is The Option Of Installing A 85Watt Polycrystalline Installed For $1000 Dollars. Would This Generate The Amount Of Energy That I Need? If Not How Many Would I Have To Buy? I Have 200 Square Feet Of Usable Surface Area Which Recieves 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight A Day. Would I Need To Buy Anything Else To Install The Kit? Has Anyone Ever Used A Sunforce Product And Are They Any Good. What Are The Pros And Cons Of The 2 Systems? Can I Connect 2 Batteries To The Sunforce System And What Changes If Any Would I Have To Make If I Did?
Hey Edwin, I have to go with Roderick, my numbers are just slightly different than his. Accounting for everything else, including efficiencies of an inverter and losses in battery charging, My estimate is something closer to 500 total watts of solar. That amount of panels would fit easily in your 200 square foot space. As a further example, consider our home, it uses about 5 kwh per day, and we generate about 80% of our energy with a 1.6 kw array (1600 watts total solar). Our entire array only takes up about 175 square feet. Again, I agree with Roderick, that this might not be the answer you were looking for, but it's pretty honest and straight forward. It sounds like you know basically what you're trying to do and how to get there, just fuzzy on the numbers. What I would suggest is you buy a subscription to Home Power Magazine. Once you subscribe, you have access to all their archived issues, and in several of them they have listed all he commercially available panels, who manufacturers them and their specs. It's a great place to comparison shop if you can find the right back issue at the website.
J, I think you might have an extra decimal somewhere in your calculations, a 6800 watt array would run our entire home and the two neighbors on each side, certainly way more than Edwin would need at 1.7 kwh per day. But your descriptions of the other accessories sounds fine to me.
I would also add that personally, I don't care for the sunforce products. I think they work fine from a photovoltiac perspective, but mechanically I don't think they stand up against many of the other products available, and you can probably find a better deal if you shop around. The big advantage to that package is its ease of installation, with all the wiring harnesses already made up for you, but in the end, if you do some more research, you could have a better working overall system for the same money. You will need something in the 400 to 500 total solar watts range to make the power you need, that might be a good starting point for getting a better look at your budget. Take care Edwin, Rudydoo
10W Solar Panel Can Use On What?
Was Looking At 10W Solar Panel Kit. Does This Mean, All I Can Use Is Something Like A 10W Cfl Light Bulb And Nothing Else?
No. The way to set it up is to store the power generated by the solar panel in a battery, then use the battery to power your lights, radio, etc, when you need the power. A standard deep-cycle marine battery is typical for panels of this size (WalMart for approx $90).
A 10W panel will generate between 30 & 50 Watt-Hours of power over the course of a day (May-Aug weather-dependent), so this would equate to running a laptop for 1-2 hours, or a 10W CFL light for 3-5 hours, or a 20W stereo for 1.5-3 hours, etc. I find it is much easier to speak in terms of watts. Divide the watt-hours by the watts of the appliance to get the number of hours it can run.
Hope that helps!
What Is The Difference Between Mono Crystalline And Polycrystalline Solar Panels? And Which One Is Better?
Both poly-crystalline and mono-crystalline solar panels are made from the same material, silicon. However the difference is that the poly-crystalline material is made up of millions or billions of small silicon crystals while the mono-crystalline material is actual just that, one large singe crystal of silicon.
Single crystal silicon is more efficient at converting photons to electrons for electricity, the poly-silicon its much less efficient because electrons are captured or generated less efficiently where the crystals of silicon touch. However, even though poly solar panels are not as efficient, they are cheaper to manufacture so they can still be competitive on a $/watt basis. They would just need more area to produce the same amount of electricity as the mono-crystalline panels.
Camper/ Trailer / Rv ? Which Is Best For This Situation?
Which Is The Best Option. Looking For Something To Take To Live In The Mountains. Want To Keep There For As Long As Possible Without Going To City To Fill Water/Gas/Sewer Ect. How Does A Trailer Compare To An Rv When It Comes To Powering My Tvs/Appliances/ Computers? Which Will Last Better On Power?
Motor home not good ideA you have to many mechAnical problems. Get your self As nice fifth wheel travel trailer. You can enclose the area where the fifth wheel hitch is and use it as a storage shed after trailer is set up. Now here is the key to sewAge tAke the existing toilet out and put n a composting toilet or you could just build an out house . But the composting toilets are greAt because you don't have to got outside. And they are approved . Get a couple of solar pAnels and put them on the roof to keep batteries chArged. You'll need a good power inverter for fridge if it's 110 volt if it's. 12volt just use three golf cart batteries with with the solar panels to charge . A generator with 12 volt chArging capabilities for back up . You cAn buy a potable water storage tAnk of any size at an rv or marine store or use the one that comes with trailer. Buy extra large propaine tAnks so you don't hAve to keep refilling them and the water tanks. Your off the grid!