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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 daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of property owners discover that the convenience, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create complimentary 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 minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy expense savings, the typical American property owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the past ten years, residential electricity rates have increased by an average of three percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster 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 become more educated about solar, demand 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 key part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a terrific method to decrease 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 common property solar panel system will remove three 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 responsibility are very important elements of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be generated, and most notably, at exactly 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
Using The &Quot;Load&Quot; Side Hook Up On A Small Solar Panel Inverter, Can I Hook?
Using The &Quot;Load&Quot; Side Hook Up On A Small Solar Panel Inverter, Can I Hook A Small Wired Dc To Dc Converter With A Usb Port To Run A Device Without Running It Through A Battery And Directly To The Device If The Volts Are The Same On Both The Inverter And Usb Connector ?
Not a good idea. Often the output of the panel is unstable, which is why they are designed to charge a battery to stabilise the voltage.
Are All Solar Panels Have The Same Measurements As To Sizes?
There Is A Need To Know On What Are The Sizes Of Solar Panels. Do They Come In Standard Sizes? If So, How Many Watts Can A Single Panel Generate Power. How Many Panels Are Needed To Support A Small Refrige, A Tv- Set And A Small Room Electric Heater? How Much Does One Panel Costs? What Is The Company That Supply This Kind Of Power Alternatives. In The Event There Is Power Failure As That October Snow Storm Upon Which Big Trees Destroyed The Power Lines From Falling Into Them, This Is For This Reason It Is Being Asked For Future Readiness. It Is Is Also A Logical Electric Saver! Thank You!
There is no standardized panel size across manufacturers. Serious panels tend to be the size of a coffee table. Mountnig racks generally come with adjustable hardware to accommodate almost any size panel. As for power output, that varies, too, but present panels tend to be in the 220-watt range, each.
It would not be practical to power just one room from solar, especially only when the power fails. The cheaper alternative for that situation is a little gasoline-powered generator, maybe 1500 watts. You can run it outside and run an extension cord to a power strip inside.
How Many Solar Panels Does It Take To Run A House?
the standard home in the USA is 200A service, 240V (220 - 240) that is 44000 watts (44kW).
There are not many that require 200A all at the same time though, but the capacity is there.
You need to look at your billing record from the utility company to know for sure.
Next, youcannot run directly off solar panels, you do run off power inverters powered by batteries.
So, you need inverters, you need batteries, you need solar panels to keep the batteries charged.
The inverters need to be pure sine wave, no modified sine wave junk.
Panels will cost about $0.75 per watt
Inverters will cost about $2.00 per watt
Batteries will cost you about $1.75 per watt.
Figure in losses... go with about $5.00 per watt
You need 44000 watts to completely remove you from the grid.
Do You Use Passive Solar Panels To Help Heat Your Home?
What Kind Of Performance Do You Get? How Much Did Your System Cost And Did You Do It By Yourself?
This probably isn't the best answer, but here goes. My father-in-law is an electrician at a nuclear power plant, so he knows more than a bit about transmission, generation, and so forth. He told me it was completely impractical to use passive solar panels to heat your home, BUT he has them rigged up in the back yard to heat his water.
So, I'm afraid I don't really have a solid answer, but I can suggest that you might want to be asking another question.
Constructing A Solar Geyser?
So I Have A Solar Heater Which Directly Uses Sunlight To Heat Water In The Tank. Now This Is Fine During Summer (In Fact It Is Excessively Find Coz We Get Boiling Hot Water When We Dont Need It) But During Winter And Monsoon, There Is Some Difficulty Is Getting Hot Water. Now I Am Thinking About Setting Up The Heater In Such A Way That Instead Of Directly Heating The Water, I Want The Solar Panel To Instead Charge A Battery/Inverter Which Then Can Be Used To Heat The Water Whenever I Want It To Ie Change It To A Solar Water Heating Geyser Instead Of An Electric Geyser.
And If This Is Successful, Then Maybe Later On I Can Expand It To Slowly Electrify Different Sections Of My House (Of Course I Would Need More Than One Solar Panel) My Question Is...Is This Possible? I Mean We Get Lot Of Sunlight Where I Live (In Fact It Is The Hottest Place In The Region And Is Known As Sun City) Temperatures Range From Mid 40S (°C) From Mid March To June And In Excess Of 25°C During The Monsoon Period While The Average Temperature Is Over 15°C During Winter (Though It Regularly Drops Below 10°C In Nights) Is This &Quot;Project&Quot; Possible And Feasible? (Both Financially And With Regards To Power Consumption/Efficiency)
What you're talking about is usually done by adding a tankless water heater to the solar thermal system as a backup source of heat. A tankless water heater uses a large amount of power in a very short period of time so a solar photovoltaic system isn't suitable, at least not without a large battery bank. It would be best to tie into the grid and do net metering, drawing the substantial amount of power from the grid for the very brief periods of time when the power is needed and bank the low power produced by the photo-voltaics to offset the cost. An actual battery bank would be expensive and the high power draw would shorten the life of the batteries substantially.
If you change the solar thermal system to a vacuum tube solar thermal collector then you can achieve high temperatures during winter and even on cloudy days but such a system would require safety provisions to vent high pressure steam that would inevitably be generated.
Mind you if a vacuum tube collector system is paired up with a lithium bromide cycle chiller you can have solar powered air conditioning with all that excess heat in the summer. Problem is that absorption cycle chillers are usually quite large, on the order of 150 tons to thousands of tons of cooling, a small 30 ton unit is commercially available but that's enough to cool ten houses and is priced accordingly. Unless you have a micro village sharing a solar thermal loop, absorption cycle chillers are not an economic option.