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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 conditioning system, washing clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering 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 considerable, many home owners find that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large part of your regular monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary 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 decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity bill cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, residential electricity costs have gone up by approximately three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise helps you much better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value
Several studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial 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 an essential part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry 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 nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are very important parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that select to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer buying decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous house owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since 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 well-known for their changing and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at what rate, 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
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A. Do You Think We Should Make Solar Energy Our Main Source Of Energy In The Future?
B. Which Alternative Source Of Energy Do You Think Is The Best? (Examples: Nuclear Fission, Nuclear Fusion, Geothermal, Tide, Hydroelectric, Solar, Wind, Hydrogen, And Biomass)
Solar energy is good, but I think our best option is not to rely on just one form of energy generation, but on various sources. Solar may work good in most places, but it's best suited for places like Arizona or California, whereas wind power might be better in the midwest or other windy areas. Geothermal I think is a great source of power that's often overlooked. It can provide base load power to utilities, which means it can produce power 24/7, unlike solar or wind. Nuclear is good so long as the waste is safely disposed of, and that can be very difficult to get the utilities to pay for that. Hydroelectric, at least in the US, has mostly been used up. We've dammed up pretty much every river that we could, and while we can keep using it, we can't really create more power from hydroelectric sources. Hydrogen and boimass (if you're referring to ethanol) aren't really ready to be widely adopted yet, the technology needs more work for them to become more cost competitive with other sources of power.
Where Does The Energy Come From To Power Milankovitch Cycles?
Venus, Jupiter & Mars are also big heavy objects & close enough to Earth to cause noticeable modulations to it's orbit.
My impression was that Jupiter was Earths predominate eccentricity modulator - but regardless the principal is this... If Earth were alone in the Solar System the eccentricity of it's orbit would not change - the variations responsible for the Milankovitch cycles come from gravitational influence of the other orbiting planets.
The 'energy' in question is the kinetic energy of the orbiting planets.
Not much energy gets 'consumed' though, it's more like it gets kicked back & forth via gravity.
So the process isn't exact ally 'powered' any more than any orbit is.
It takes a lot of energy to put something in orbit, but not much to keep it there.
"Bobble & Sudden" aren't really accurate terms here. What's happening is a very slow variations as to how elliptical Earths orbit is, & how tilted it is, and where the Orbital Summer is compared to Axial Summer. Right now the Orbital Summer is mild & in the middle of our Winter BUT when it intensifies & and slides into our Summer THAT will make for some pretty dramatic weather.
Earth's orbit varies in HOW elliptical it is (eccentricity) over a 100,000 year cycle from virtually circular to about 3 times its current eccentricity. The current value results in about 6.8% more solar power (isolation) striking the Earth at perihelion than aphelion.
So Earth's eccentricity does in fact generate a Summer of sorts. Let's call this the E-Summer.
However what we normally call Summer is based on Earth being tilted by 23.5 degrees.
Let's call this T-Summer.
Basically it means when the Northern Hemisphere is tipped toward the Sun, we Northerners have more direct light AND longer days - which of course means the Southerners are having shorter colder days, aka a T-Winter.
Hmmmm... but wait. The E-Summer happens to the whole planet once a year, whereas the T-Summer happens on opposite sides of the planet on opposite sides of the year, THAT means the E-Summer cannot possibly coincide with both T-Summers.
And it doesn't. It turns out that the middle of the E-Summer (perihelion) is about two weeks after the middle of the North T-Winter. In other words the Northerners have warmer winters than Southerners.
Well for now anyway.... because turns out the E-year (anomalistic) is about 25 minutes longer than the T-year (calendar year). Which means Earths perihelion is slowly moving backwards through the calendar. So 10,500 years from now the Sothern Hemisphere will have the warmer winters.
Of course HOW MUCH warmer the winters are depends on which way the Eccentricity value has moved. If it goes to zero, then the E-Summer goes away. When it's 3 times the present value, it's a LOT warmer because the E-Season insolence varies by 23%, rather than today's modest 6.8%.
Then add to that the fact that Earth's tilt is also oscillating about 4 degrees every 41, 000 years, creating greater & smaller T-Season swings.
Collectively these are called Milankovitch cycles and more than a few Climatologists believe they explain Earths long term Global Temperature cycles.
So don't let anyone tell you the E-Summers don't matter. 6.8% is NOT insignificant. That said though they affect the WHOLE globe & only shift 1 day every 58 years - so the seasons we NOTICE are Tilt driven.
Now beyond this there is also a theory that says Cosmic Ray variance from our Suns orbital transits through the Galactic arms creates long periods of intense cloud formation.
(But this is not part of the Milankovitch cycles)
Isolation variance +-3.4%
Sun Clouds Cosmic Rays & Global Warming - Henrik Svensmark
When Is Solar Energy Expected To Be Easily Accessible To The General Public?
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whenever the government decides it's a good time to offer more than just tax incentives for the initial installment of renewable energy devices.
Our fossil fuels are not infinite; solar power is. It's a theory that in about 40-50 years, when we have "used up" our main energy sources, solar energy will become readily available to everyone (with a large back yard). You need "x" amount of area to cultivate the sun. Solar power is also weather dependent, which is probably another reason why people don't feel like investing.
When Did Wind Energy Become Really Popular?
I Have Searched Online And I Really Can'T Find Much. I Know It Was Used In The Early 20Th Century But I'M Curious As To When Society Really Became Interested In It And Started Using It To Power Cities. (I Know They Use It A Lot In Europe).
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In the 1980s in Germany, when they started to build windfarms. Now 20% of all electricity in Germany is from windfarms and 10% is solar power.
Where Does Most Of The Energy Used On Earth Come From?
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Most energy used on Earth came from the sun. Fossil fuels are energy from the sun millions of years ago and fossil fuels are our primary energy source. Solar power comes from the sun, wind power indirectly comes from the sun, due to the uneven heating of the Earth...