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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 homeowner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, numerous residents discover that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize and even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy bill savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, domestic electricity costs have increased by an average of 3 percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your house worth
Numerous studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly 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, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar 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 accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added 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. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are necessary parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that select to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and improving organisation results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous property owners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are infamous for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can compute just how much electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what cost, for a minimum of 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
I Have 230 Watt 36 Volt Solar Panel, 1 100Ah 12 Volt Battery And A 12 Volt Inverter. Can I Use Them Together?
Can I Charge My 12V Battery With The 36V Solar Panel? How Can I Connect The 12V Inverter To This Array?
Solar panel output current 6.39A max.
Put a 3.6 ohm resistor rated 200 watt to drop 36V into 14V at charging current 6A. Connect this big resistor in between solar output and +12V battery terminal.
Fully charging 12V battery time is 17 to 20 hours.
If Solar Power Is Better Than Electric Why Aren'T Street Lights Solar Powered?
When There Is A Power Outage Solar Powered Street Lights Would Be More Senseable To Have Enabling Us To Still Be Able To See The Street And Eventually Save Money. And Help Prevent Looting.
Currently solar panels are only 30% efficient; they don't work very well so they aren't used very often. Most street lights are lit with electricity from the electric grid so they will be still lit even if the sun isn't out for a few days.
However, I have seen traffic warning signs like "School Crossing" that have a solar panel on them. I have also seen signs that have to be lit out in the middle of nowhere with a solar panel on them to charge them up. So it is done, it just isn't done very often.
Scientists are trying to increase the efficiency of solar panels to 40% at that point they start to become economical to use. Currently most solar powered panels actually use heat from the sun to heat water. This is one way to replace your large water heater with a smaller less energy using one. Also some houses in the right areas, which get enough sunlight and have the right southern exposure, use solar panels to provide hot water to heat the building.
Solar panels are not always something that transforms sunlight to electricity. Sometimes they are just panels with water inside.
You can’t trust the sun to power street lights, the solar cells are not powerful enough or efficient enough, the battery technology we have isn’t up to the job either. It is best to connect street lights to the main electric grid and that will be true for some time to come.
Your suggestion is a vaild one and has been looked at, but it can't work yet. However, there are some situations where a solar cell can be used to power street signs.
How Does A Solar Powered Camera Work At Night And/Or In Bad Weather?
When they say "solar powered", what they actually mean is "light powered". Such devices are fitted with panels that absorb light particles (photons) and the device then converts the photon energy into a small electric signal, which makes the device run. Even when there is no apparent "sunlight", you do have some light around you, however faint it might be. If there was no light, you will feel pitch-dark and won't be able to see anything.
So if your camera (or any other solar-powered device) has very sensitive solar panels, it would be good enough to catch the photons from this dull light and work from it.
How Does One Help Fight Global Warming?
I Really Want To Cooperate In The Fight Against Global Warming But I Am Faced With Reality Of Also Having To Earn My Keep. When Are Car Companies Gonna Mass Produce Hybrid Cars To Make Them Cheaper? When Will Solar Panels And Wind Turbines Be Cheap Enough So That Majority Of Office And Homes Will Be Able To Use Them? Lastly, When Will America Make A Stand Against Carbon Emissions From Its Factories And Automobiles That Has Made The Most Damage To The Ozone Layer And Has Contributed Much To Global Warming? Im Willing To Use Alternative Sources Of Energy If Only They Were Affordable And Are Available In The Market The Way Celphones And Mp3 Players Are. What'S Your Opinion On This Matter?
How Does A Solar Panel Works?
How Do I Hook Up Solar Panels To My Home
Kinetic energy of the solar photons in the 'light', hit the surface of the compound, displacing the molecular components in it, creating a flow of energy carrying corpuscles down the wire.
These - collected at the end of this circuit - produce energy sufficient to cause movement via the magnetic fields they cross on the either natural or electrically induced magnets they pass through.
Basic principles to have in mind, is that these panels only produce ONE type of energy: direct. From one side (+) to another (-), and you must follow this principle when connecting. My suggestion is find the supplier and get instructions. They usually have detailed information.
In order to hook up this panel, you must follow instructions.