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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, washing clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of homeowners discover that the convenience, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower and even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power prices have increased by approximately 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable increases in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise assists you much better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your house value
Several research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home worths and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up 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 part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Since 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 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer getting decisions, developing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many homeowners pick to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electricity-- 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 energy costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can determine what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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
What Are The Best Type Of Solar Crystals?
I Know There Are A Few Different Types Monocrystal, Poly-CrystallinE....... What Is The Best Type For Putting Out Energy, Strongest, And Most Expensive?
Monocrystalline solar panels are made from a large crystal of silicon. These type of solar panels are the most efficient as in absorbing sunlight and converting it into electricity, however they are also the most expensive. They do somewhat better in lower light conditions then the other types of solar panels. -->
Summary: Most efficient, but also most expensive.
Polycrystalline solar panels are the most common type of solar panels on the market today. They look a lot like shattered glass. They are slightly less efficient then the monocrystalline solar panels and less expensive to produce. Instead of one large crystal, this type of solar panel consists of multiple amounts of smaller silicon crystals. -->
Summary: Less efficient, but cheaper.
Amorphous solar panels consist of a thin-like film made from molten silicon that is spread directly across large plates of stainless steel or similar material. These types of solar panels have lower efficiency then the other two types of solar panels, and the cheapest to produce. One advantage of amorphous solar panels over the other two is that they are shadow protected. That means that the solar panel continues to charge while part of the solar panel cells are in a shadow. These work great on boats and other types of transportation. -->
Summary: Even less efficient, but even cheaper, and good because they don't require direct sunlight.
Solar Panel efficiency is the percentage of solar energy that is captured and converted into electricity. Some average efficiency numbers would look like...
Amorphous (thin-film)- 10%
Thin film solar panels (amorphous) will generally degrade approximately 1% each year, where as crystalline panels degrade at approximately 0.5% .
Need Help With Solar Panels (Faq'S And Opinions)?
This Solar Panel I Saw Was For 500 Dollars
(I Get A 25% Discount)
And I Was Curious
Will They Produce Electricity? Or Just Heat?
What Do They Do?
Is It A Good Investment?
Here Is A Link To The One I Would Like,
No Reviews But It Looks New To The Site.
And Can'T Go Wrong With The Price
Heres A Link
That's a serious panel, but the price is ridiculous. If you're going to spend $549, who not get something like this http://www.solartown.com/store/product/t... ? Also crystalline silicon, but almost triple the power.
I would suggest that you have a lot more research to do before just buying a panel. A single panel like that isn't immediately useful unless you have a device that takes exactly that voltage, and is not critical. A solar water pump might fall into that category. For anything else, you would need additional equipment, such as a battery, charger, and inverter.
Even at these prices, a single panel is unlikely to save you money over the electric company in the long run, unless your electricity is very expensive. There is economy of scale, so larger systems can and do save money, at least for people located in the right place.
If you have a remote cabin where there is no electric company, then this could be worth it.
Advice What Solar Panels To Purchase?
I Need Someone To Advice Me Which Solar Panels To Buy.
I Have Looked Into Few Companies And I Need Some More Info Before Deciding
The Companies I Checked Were Sun Tech Trina Solar Canadian Solar And Ldk Solar.
Whice Company Should I Pick??
Are you talking about buying panels, or investing in stock? LDK does not make panels, they make solar grade silicon that goes into panels.
I haven't heard bad buzz recently about any brand of panel. Therefore, I would go by price per watt alone. If you type in "solar panel price" into Google, you're sure to get directed to the major sellers, each of whom will sell many brands of panels. There are a couple other requirements that I would have for a serious system:
1) Safety certification such as UL. This will be legally required for a grid-tied system. All panels except the really fly-by-night brands and factory seconds have this.
2) 25-year performance warranty. It's standard now for a manufacturer to guarantee that their panel will still produce 80% of the rated output after 25 years. Older panels may say 20 years. Junk panels will have no such warranty, or something ridiculous like 90 days or 1 year.
3) Crystalline silicon. Monocrystalline or polycrystalline doesn't matter. Every few years, someone claims that they have an amorphous or thin-film technology that's durable. Being conservative, I'm still waiting for such things to be proven. Some crystalline panels have been in service since the 70's, although they are pitifully weak by today's standards. I've heard good things about the Sanyo HIT hybrid panels, but that's only from one person who had them installed.
Where Do I Find Solar Panels?
How Much Is The Cost Of Solar Panels Including Installation For My Home So That I Can Have Low Monthly Power Bills.
How much it costs, and whether it is worth it, really depends on where you live, and how much power you use.
A very conservative house like ours, in an ideal area, could get by with a system that costs $5000 to $7500 net after incentives like tax credits. A house that uses a lot of energy, like a massive one with air conditioning, could need an array costing ten times that much.
The only way to even get close on an estimate is to call a local solar installer for a quote. If there are no local solar installers, that's a clue that your area may not be very good for solar.
Consider solar hot water also. That's generally cheaper and pays back faster than solar electric.
Where Can You Learn About Solar Systems For Jobs?
Where Is The Best Place To Learn About Solar Panels And How They Are Installed Into Residential Or Com.
This could be answered several ways but since i dont knowq your location ill give you this one.
Call the manufacturers and find out who is offering dealer training. The courses usually cost a couple hundred dollars.