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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 air conditioner, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of residents find that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or perhaps remove your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity rates have actually gone up by approximately three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value
Several research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home worths and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, 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 tasks in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are important components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of homeowners choose to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what cost, for at least 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
Which Are The Best And Cheapest Solar Panels Available Today?
I'm assuming you mean electric panels? If you mean water heating, ask again with another question.
This really depends on what you consider "best".
The most power efficient commercial panels come from Sunpower, but at a cost premium. They do not sell to consumers, so you would get them installed by a professional.
The most cost efficient panels probably some from First Solar. They do not sell to residential or commerical installations at all, as far as I know, only to utility-scale generators.
Among panels that you or I can buy, if it's crystalline silicon, I would go by price per watt alone. The warranties among serious panels are very much the same. You can shop the internet for best price yourself. Thin film panels will be cheaper, and if you have an application that doesn't have to last, that might be best for you.
The only company I ever heard about having quality problems with crystalline silicon was Kyocera, and that was over 10 years ago. The company was very good at taking back defective panels, and ironically, I just got a flyer this month touting how reliable Kyocera panels today are in STRIFE (high heat and humidity) testing, compared to their competition.
The panels on our roof are from Mitsubishi, and have given no trouble over the last 5 years. But again, if I had to do it all over again, I would go by price.
What Is The Best Solar Panels To Buy?
Do They Really Save Energy?
Cut Or Almost Eliminate Your Electricity Bill, If So, How Much?
Do They Have A Reserve Unit To Save Electricity That I Don'T Use, To Use When The Sun Is Not Out?
Can It Produce Enough Electricity To Cool A House And Keep Lights And Appliances Running
Lastly, How Much Are The Panels Are Running For.
I have a very small home and I really thing I can make it by solar enegy and wind energy.
So I looked up at this site And guess what, I found a perfect and a easy way to make your won solar panel at home.
When I made one for a test it worked. So I thought Why not use it for a full day purpose I did a few modifications and it worked. Now I don't have to pay any electricity bills.
Yes I have reserve units like wind energy. In fact they are just like a battery fan. I have both these things at my home installed and fully functional.
It Can produce enough energy to run fans and yes keep the house cool.
And if you also want to make one try it out.
Good luck and save energy
Sollar Panels In The Sahara???
Why Is Not Happening Yet, Woulndt It Save Africa Econmicly And The World From Co2- Greenhouse ****?
Because there aren't enough solar panels in the world. And not enough electricity users in that part of the world to use the power if we did have the panels. The problems are to find a way to make solar panels cheaper, and to get the electricity to the cloudy dark places, like Seattle or anywhere at night, where the electricity is needed.
Can We Built A 1000Mw Solar Panel Power Plant With 1 Billion $?
Just barely. On June 21, some years it is sunny all day with clear air so you can average 200 watts for ten hours = 2 kilowatt hours per day per square meter. Almost always the yield is somewhat less. 200 watts times 5 million square meters = 1000 megawatts. If you pay $20 for each square meter of solar panel that totals 0.1 billion dollars, so you have 0.9 billion to cover other costs such as converting the low voltage dc to high voltage 3 phase ac, a high voltage power line to connect the gigawatt to the grid, racks for the panels, wiring, construction costs and 6 square kilometers of land. You need at least a square kilometer for access; more to avoid shading adjacent panels early morning and late afternoon in December = ten kilometers is more reasonable at 45 degrees North latitude where the panels should be tilled 45 degrees toward the South, more for December. I think you can see you can easily spend the whole billion dollars leaving nothing to pay guards to protect your valuable installation and maintenance such as washing the pv panels. Worse you need to think lots more than 5 million panels to call your installation a honest 1000 megawatts. Also you probably have to pay lots more than $20 per square meter for the PV panels.
If you can find a huge steep, but not lumpy, South facing hill, the land will be less costly, the racks will be less costly, but most other costs higher due problems working on steep slopes.
In theory you can save, by connecting pv panels in series up to a million volts at 1000 amps, but you risk electrocuting the people who clean your pv panels if any of them work after sun rise. You will need several full time people to clean millions of solar panels, possibly starting before the construction is completed. Your installation is likely to be struck by lightning. Likely there are a hundred other possible problems that total several percent of your billion dollar budget.
Kwh'S To Watts.I Use 2109 Kwh'S A Year And I Want To Find How Many Solar Panels I Need If Each Is 85 Watts?
Please Help Me!
Each Solar Panel Is 85 Watts And I Want To Have Enough Panels To Cover The 2109 Kwh'S I Use A Year.
Conservative usage, congratulations.
The answer depends on where you live. But here is a data point, on the assumption that you live in an ideal area like mine (San Jose, California). Our system is 3 kW (peak), and gives us about 6500 kWh per year. Your system would be about 1/3 that size, assuming your sun conditions are similar, so you would be looking at a 1 kW system, small by today's standards.
Unless you have a fantastic deal on 85-watt panels, it would be worth shopping around for other panels, which could be more cost efficient. You would need a grid-tie inverter, which costs about $1500 or so, and 1 kW of panels, which would cost $2000 - $2500 if you get good ones, or as little as $1000 if you get amorphous. type. When all is said and done, it would be about $5000 worth of parts, but you would get a 30% federal tax credit on it. You will really have to run the numbers to see if it would save money, though. Your electric company may impose a minimum fee to stay connected to the grid, like $5 a month, even if you use nothing. For big users of electricity, this is nothing, but that would be significant for a small user like yourself. The other choice, disconnecting completely from the electric company, requires batteries and would be more expensive. Generally, no one does that unless they have no choice.
You can call a professional installer to give you a quote, that would give you an idea of what you need. They might not bid on a system so small - it takes very close to the same amount of labor to install a 1 kW system as to install a 4 kW, so the labor cost would be significant in comparison to the system price.