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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 daily life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many home owners discover that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce and even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your regular monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense cost savings, the average American house owner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power costs have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise helps you much better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home worth
Several studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A normal property solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that pick to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer getting choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving 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.
Many property owners pick to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility business are notorious for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what price, for at least the next Twenty 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
Can Solar Cells Reasonably Power A House ?
I Vaguely Remember A Video In The Past And On It I Believe A Major Bay Area Company ( Google Or Microsoft ? ) Used Solar Power Cells To Power ( Or Help Power ) A Buidling.
My house is 148% solar power. I sell to the electric company 48% of my electricity. Just got to have generators for emergencies and plenty of batteries and panels and a knowledge in solar power systems. Solar panels can coast a lot but the energy it converts pays for it self and keeps going..
Would Like To Install Either Solar Or Wind Energy Into My Home. Tons Of Questions,Battery'S.Size Of Windmill,C?
Hargers How To......You Get The Picture. Any Help Would Be Great. Maybe Some Specific Websites,Thanks
For Solar Energy, you're going to have to put in at least $20 - $30,000 for the panels. You're going to have to have some sort of storage tank for the stored energy to be released by your Solar Panels into. With extra energy, you can sell it to power companies for some $$. You need a storage tank because, what if you have a cloudy day? You need some of that energy to back up your refrigerator or computer!
~Hope this helps! It costs you a lot at first, but it all works out in the end!
A Hybrid Car Gas,Electric,And Solar To Chagre Up When Car Is Idle Is Cost Effecctive How Do I Do This?
You Use Less Money If Ya Car Charges On Solar Energy While Its Not Moving Like Over Night. Can I Make A Profit?
The amount of power you can get out of a panel that will fit on a car is pretty low. Assuming 100 square feet, that is about 1 kW. If you get 8 hours of direct sun a day (and that is difficult to do), hat is 8 kW-hours of energy, which cost about 80¢ from the power company. And will charge the battery about 1/5 of the way (depending on the battery size, of course).
For Solar Street Light, How To Calculate The Rating For Leds Used, Battery And The Solar Module Itself?
Let Say Leds Consumes 40 Watts And Need To Be On For 10 Hours. What Next? How To Chose Battery And Solar Module For It?
It's a difficult thing to calculate. You need:
worse case number of hours of full sun per day
Number of hours the batteries have to run the lights on days without sun.
The problem is, you can have perhaps 3 days without sun due to a storm. that means the batteries have to power the light for that number of hours. And then when you get, say, 6 hours of sun, the solar panels have to be powerful enough to recharge that bank of batteries in that time.
So, you have to set all of these parameters, else you wind up with several hundreds of watts of solar panel for a 40 watt light and a huge battery.
Take an example. An ordinary auto battery can store about 1 kW-hour of energy. To operate the 40 watt light for 70 hours, means you need a 2800 kW-hour of storage, or 3 auto batteries. To recharge that 2800 kW-hours in 6 hours, you need 500 watts of solar panel. And that doesn't count losses.
How Is Electric Cars Any Better Than Gas Cars For The Environment?
Isn'T Charging An Electric Car Like Leaving All Your Lights On? How Is It Necessarily Any Better?
The short answer :
You are correct if we use fossil fuels to generate the electricity it would be roughly the same for both electric cars and gas cars.
The long answer:
Typical thermal efficiency for utility-scale electrical generators is around 33% for coal and oil-fired plants, and 56 – 60% (LHV) for combined-cycle gas-fired plants.  Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 6.5% in 2007  giving an efficiency rating of about 37% for fossil fuel by the time it gets to our homes.
Electric vehicles convert about 59%–62% of the electrical energy from the grid to power at the wheels—conventional gasoline vehicles only convert about 17%–21% of the energy stored in gasoline to power at the wheels. 
So the total efficiency for fossil fuel energy as the source of the electricity is about 22%, only slightly higher than gasoline vehicles. A fair statement would be that in the case of using fossil fuels as the primary source of energy for both cars and generating electricity the energy used would be roughly the same.
I didn't count in non CO2 producing sources for generating electricity such as nuclear, hydro, wind, and solar. While coal plants are being replaced with more cost efficient and less polluting natural gas fired power stations as well as non polluting wind and solar. It should be obvious that an electric car is currently less bad for the environment than an internal combustion engine and due to the shift in cleaner electricity sources, the electric car is expected to improve even more over time. Although you could argue that some coal fired plants could be closed because they are no longer needed to charge the electric cars.
Solar on the roof is already cheaper than buying it of the grid  and some utility companies are now taxing people who feed the excess energy back into the grid (taxing the sun), using that excess solar energy to charge the vehicle would be make economic sense and would be non polluting.
I hope that this helps.