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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many residents discover that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize and even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense cost savings, the average American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, property electricity prices have gone up by an average of 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling cash flow, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your house worth
Several studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry 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 growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common property solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are essential components of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are notorious for their varying and unreliable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic math, we can calculate how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, 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 Thermal Energy?
Thermal Energy is heat energy. There are different types. Solar could be considered thermal since you use the suns heat, there is also geothermal. This is the first type that came to mind when i saw the question. Geothermal energy is when you use the earths internal heat as an energy source. This is often used to heat water supply for homes. It is often difficult to use on large scales due to "hotspots" being inconsistent and random. They will not be widespread and you will have to go certain depths to get the same amount of energy.
Energy Transformations Please Help?
An Example Of Heat Energy Transforming To Kinetic Enerygy
An Example Of Electrical Energy Transforming To Sound Energy
An Example Of Gravitational Potential Energy Transforming To Heat Energy
An Example Of Solar Energy Transforming To Electrical Energy
A stove boiling a pot of water.
A meteor falling through the atmosphere (kinetic energy is also created).
A solar panel/cell.
How Big Should Be The Solar Cells To Power An Office Cool/Warm Water Dispenser?
I Want To Design A Solar Powered Water Dispencer And It Also Cools And/Or Warms The Water For Drinking.Is It Practical To Install A 1Square Meter Solar Cell?
I just checked our water cooler, and it has a maximum draw of 144 watts. There is a type of cooler that dumps transfers heat from the cold side to the hot side, and that might do what you want. But I would not expect boiling water for tea, just warmer than room temperature, and chilled on the other side. A solar panel of 1 square meter could do this, but you would have to charge NiMH batteries to power the compressor, as the power draw is on and off, and you would not want to waste the energy of the solar panel when the compressor is off. The reason I say NiMH is that lithium would be expensive, and any kind of lead-acid, even sealed, is inappropriate for a food appliance.
You would want to heavily insulate the hot and cold reservoirs, and I assume that warm and cool water is not a critical application, so if the sun doesn't shine or the batteries run out, there's no harm.
How Can You Use Passive Solar Energy To Save On Heating And Cooling Bills In Your Home?
Please Help! I Have A Test Coming!
On an existing home, for heating it is a simple as opening the blinds on windows during the day to let sunlight in and closing them at night to keep the heat from escaping through the glass.
To keep the home cool, keep the blinds closed on the side of the home that has the sun shinning on it. This keeps the heat out and you use less A/C to cool the home.
If Electric Cars Such As The Chevy Volt Are Successful,Do We Have Power Station Capacity To Charge Them All? ?
Can We Charge Several Million Electric Batteries Daily??
If By Chance It Works, And I Do Have Doubts, Wouldn't It Cause Massive
Increase On Electrical Demand At Out Power Generation Facilities?
Of Course It Would, So My Real Question Is Can We Handle It Without A Massive Infusion Of Cash Into Building New Power Plants?
Sounds Like Building Dams Would Drive Environmentalists Absolutely Crazy.
Some Hard Decisions Must Be Made On Our Energy Choices
By The Way- I Would Probably Buy At Least One Electric Car For The Family If The Economics Work Out.
No one has talked about the cost of electricity to consumers from charging these cars or the fact that electrical generation requires energy too - of which many sources are not green. The car may not have emissions but the coal-fired plant generating electricity does.
Since the car will be more expensive than a conventional car and there is a cost in the form of your electric bill, I'm not convinced the economics work out or that the vehicle is as green as billed unless we really ramp up solar and wind power.
There is no free lunch. I waited to buy my hybrid until it was proven technology and I was able to get a really good rebate on the vehicle from the manufacturer to offset some of the additional costs.