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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, many property owners find that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or perhaps remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, business, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large part of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce 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 decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#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 measuring up to those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity rates have actually increased by approximately 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase 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 capacity to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
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 utility companies are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at what cost, 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
When Are Solar Panels Easily Accessible To Other People?
I Know That Solar Panels Are Available Now, But They Are Too Expensive For People To Use, And They Are Too Expensive To Manufacture. I Just Need A Brief Answer On When Are Solar Panels Are &Quot;Easily&Quot; Obtainable To The General Public. Please Add Sources.
Do not fall into the trap of paying boatloads of money for supposed eco friendly alternatives. The making of these "renewable energy sources" cause a lot of pollution and solar panels are made w/rare metals.
Of course the people selling em to you aren't gonna tell you about this and many are made in China where the government couldn't care less about pollution, not only do the people suffer, this will eventually reach us.
How Many Solar Panels Do You Need To Power A House?
I Am Starting To Consider Getting Solar Panels Instead Of Paying Electric Bills Which Are Somewhat Higher Now Than They Used To Be
Solar power is expensive power. The costs have been coming down but unless it's the only option or there are government subsidies, it would still be less expensive to buy electricity from the grid. The way you compare the upfront costs of solar power with monthly bills is by the Internal Rate of Return equation or the Net Present Value calculation. Vendors will use the payback periods to try and convince you into a financial decision where they reap all the benefits so you need to learn how to do a proper financial analysis.
The average US household uses about 950 kwh per month, unless you are very wealthy, you will not be able to afford enough panels for that and you probably don't have enough roof space. You will have to reduce your power usage as much as possible.
Batteries are expensive and inefficient. Lead acid batteries are 95% efficient at discharging but only 50% efficient at charging. A battery based system would not only include the costs of the batteries but would also double the number of panels required. Lead acid batteries have their lives rated at only 20% draws on their capacities, they lose a lot of life with each deep cycle. There are deep cycle batteries which have thicker plates but they are also rated at 20% draw and a deep cycle battery's life would drop to 94% with just one deep cycle draw. This means, it's customary to buy five times your diurnal capacity worth of batteries, fortunately this allows for several cloudy days. If you do want to have deep discharges, buy Nickel Iron batteries.
You will want a grid tied system instead where you sell the power you produced to the utility and buy back what you need effectively turning the grid into a 100% efficient battery. Of course, there are costs involved as the utilities would likely charge a monthly fee just to be hooked up so this cost must be taken into account. There is also the risk that the utilities may change their net-metering arrangements on you later.
What Is The Carbon Footprint Of Solar Panels? And The Amount Of Time They Have To Produce Power To Cover It?
This is just one of but 1000 questions that the eco moron's never bother to ask...........mainly because they really don't want to know. And thus are the fools when they badger people over thier so called "data" or science.
Truth be told, there are different types of solar cells, and therefore having different 'carbon footprints'. The most commonly of course being the "Thin Film" cells but technology is already changing and there are better cells being created to increase the number of volts per square inch.
Since there are many different sizes as well, the only way one could compare the carbon footprint would be to reduce the unit to 1 square inch for a common comparison as well as investigating any changes between technologies and tolerances.
I don't know of anyone whom has done such a study as yet.
Environmental Benefit Of Solar Panels?
I Am Writing Some Mock Legislation For A School Club And I Need To Know Some Of The Environmental Effects Of Solar Panels. Also, Where Can I Find Specific Studies(Like From Colleges And/Or Universities) Proving These Benefits As Well As Benefits And Reasons Of Going Green.
I'm glad you stated 'effects' of solar panels.
One must really examine how much energy it takes to manufacture these components and how long does it take to achieve a level of energy or carbon neutrality.
Here is a technologists view of the whole energy picture:
This specific file will give you technical input about some of the fundamental engineering issues.
Mr Lancaster has also included many references to static information sources in this document and his rather exhaustive website of information.
A practical and interest site includes some common sense trials and layman designs:
I hope this gives you some insight and at least a start. Enjoy.
What Is The Best Solar Panel-Generator-Battery Kit To Buy?
There are many type of battery kit to buy according to your requirements. I will suggest you to few of among them.
Xantrex Powerhub 1800 Watt Solar Generator Kit with 2 Solar Panels for Homes, Cabins and Apartments
Xantrex PowerHub 1800 Watt Solar Generator Kit with 3 Solar Panels for Homes, Cabins and Apartments
1800 Watt Solar Generator Complete with (2) 100 AH Batteries - For Homes, Cabins
Goal Zero Yeti 400 Solar Generator Kit - Portable Solar Generator for Medium Appliances