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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 everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothing, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many residents find that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease and even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power expense savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous ten years, domestic electrical power costs have increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your house value
Numerous studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer more quickly than non-solar houses. 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, need for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost 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 electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential parts of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that select to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer getting choices, developing goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many property owners opt to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 utility companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical energy prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (repaired energy expenses).
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
How Solar Panels And Furnaces Work?
Ok, So My Homework Was To Research And Write About How Solar Panels And Solar Furnaces Work And About Their Construction. We Didn'T Even Take One Lesson On It In Class And We Are Not Allowed To Copy And Paste Much And Have To Keep It Simple Wtf? Its Soo Annoying As We Have Hardly Took It In Class. Please Can Someone Help.
Well solar panels conduct electricity from the suns waves and turns it into dc current then it is either put into a grid tie inverter to change it to AC and it makes you meter go backwards instead of forwards. or if its not a grid tie inverter it is just put into batteries as dc then changed into AC from the inverter and then used for household appliances. nothing really does run on DC that is why it has to be changed. and for solar furnaces if you mean a water heater that works by a substance here in Pa its antifreeze is heated up by the sun in the panel it is in a continous loop and that is what gets heated up the water then flows over tow of the tube that contains what ever substance such as antifreeze and heats the water.were the water and the tube that changes the water from cold to hot is called the heat exchanger. the substance is actually get heated first then the water. solar heating for water accounts for 29% of water heating in the us. Now if you mean solar furnace as in passive solar thats completely different because here in Pa if we want it our houses have to face to south to get the suns rays. (alot more windows) and there is a cement slab placed only on the south side of the house and it has insulation covering it. There is a certain type of glass that is used for this that will allow the suns rays to come in and let the heat in for the summer and also for the winter. the main place for that would mostly be the first floor of the house due to the height of the windows and the angle of the sun(pa in the summer is 73 degrees and in the winter its 27 degrees) thats when the second floor would be ok to heat the rooms.
Hopefully i helped and i explained it in a way that you can understand.
Should We Subsidize Solar Panels?
When You Consider That Solar Panels Will Not Produce Enough Electricity In Their Service Life To Cover Their Cost Should We Subsidize Them Anyway?
Consider That Much Of The Cost Of A Solar Panel Is The Energy To Manufacture, Install, Transport And Maintain Them. Shouldn'T The Market Determine Whether They Are Worth Installing?
Is Subsidizing Them Taking Money Away From Research That Could Be Spent On More Viable Alternatives?
Should We Be Taxed To Pay For Others Solar Panels When They Don'T Work?
Recent investments into solar panels have brought about a couple of interesting realizations and developments.
One, as you state, is that traditional solar panels (silicon crystalline panels) are not currently cost effective, even will full-scale manufacturing production. It's possible that improved manufacturing techniques will bring the retail price down somewhat, but it needs to be brought down a lot to make economic sense without incentives.
The other, though, is that a new method of producing solar panels - thin film technologies - has been developed. These are currently quite expensive, but because there are no crystals to grow, they are expected to drop significantly in price as production increases. I believe that this technological development has been made as a direct result of government support for solar energy.
It is not taking money away from research - rather it is providing the incentive for research.
I could be wrong. I've been wrong before. But I think that these new solar technologies, which are already hitting the market, will dramatically change the economics of solar energy.
Should I Buy An Electric Car Or Put Solar Panels On My House?
Suppose You Are Trying To Reduce Carbon Emissions For Your Family And You Have $40,000 To Spend. Which Cuts Emissions More Buying An Electric Car Of Putting Solar Panels On Your House. I Live In Massachusetts And Have A Southern Facing Roof.
The production of solar panels is extremely damaging for the environment, the amount of fossil fuels saved on the long term arent enough to justify this.
When you buy a electric car, the emissions needed to produce the electicy are just emitted elsewhere, probably in a coal or oil burning electicity plant.
I would just save the money for something important, instead od trying to save the world all by yourself...
How Do Solar Panels Convert The Energy Into Electricity?
olar panels depend on the fact that different materials are more conductive when they are warmer. When a certain metal is warmed by the sun it becomes more conductive. That is it has more free electrons than when it was colder. When this metal is brought into close proximity to a less conductive metal, a voltage is induced since electrons want to flow from the highly-conductive material into the low-conductive material. By making the one material dark, so that it absorbs more sunlight and therefore gets warmer, a voltage is induced between the warm dark material and the cooler light material. Anytime you have a difference in conductivity between two conductive materials you have voltage when you bring them close together.
How Do You Use Solar Panels?
I Just Moved Into Somewhere With Solar Panels But Don'T Really Understand Them...All I Know Is That They Heat The Water.
Do I Still Have To Turn The Hot Water On With The Solar Panels Or Do They Heat It Automatically Or Do They Store The Energy Until I Turn On The Hot Water?!
Custom solar-heating systems are unique. Does yours have a circulating pump? Does it have a storage tank? Is the fluid that goes to the panels separated from the household water and transfers heat through a heat-exchanger radiator, and the fluid has antifreeze in it? If it does, is the antifreeze of the variety that won't poison your family if there is a leak? Does your system have a thermostat-controlled pump that turns on when the water in the panels are hot? Does it have a limit-thermostat to turn off the pump when water in the storage tank is hot? There are many more variations to operation of solar-heating panels. Find out who designed it or who knows how to operate it and ask them.