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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing 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, lots of property owners find that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or even eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a property owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity bill cost 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 Protect against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity prices have increased by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with rising and falling cash circulation, going solar likewise helps you much better projection and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your house worth
Multiple research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar 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 achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs 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 development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that choose to operate responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of homeowners decide to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of 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 infamous for their changing and undependable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical energy will be created, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least the next Twenty 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
Class Debate Help (((Fossil Fuels Vs. Nuclear Energy)))?
This Is Something I Need Badly, There Is A Debate Between Fossil Fuels And Nuclear Energy. I'M The Leader For My Half Of The Class. I'Ve Researched And I'Ve Gotten A Few Things But I Need More.I Need At Least A Counter To Every Disadvantage Of Fossil Fuel That The Other Team Might Throw In My Way. And I'M Sure You Guys Can Help Me Come Up With More Advantages Of Fossil Fuel Than The Most Well Know And Less Known Disadvantages Of Nuclear Energy. I Need Answers Plz =]
Here Is The Basic Info That I Have:
Advantages Of Fossil Fuels
≫Straightforward Combustion Process
Disadvantages Of Fossil Fuels
≫Thought To Be A Major Cause Of Global Warming
≫Cause Of Acid Rain
≫Not Sustainable In The Long-Term
≫Politics And Economics Can Cause Major Price Increases
≫Extraction Can Be Very Damaging To The Landscape
Any Debate Tips Could Be Helpful Too.
You would think they would teach children constructive things in class these days. I guess there is no solar, wind or wave energy considered in this debate is there. You should tell your teacher to take there head out of their a**.
Well, this is controversial and might go against your argument but some believe that oil is not a fossil fuel:
Like most arguments where you have the short end of the stick, you should always talk about the cost to the economy the other option will have.
The advantages of fossil fuels in this day and age is that humans have made themselves reliant on them and so the industry change to a nuclear system would prove expensive.
Also, you should consider your counter argument. They will most likely mention the types of Nuclear reactors they have now which are much safer than before:
Although with any of the processes there will always be at LEAST 10% waste product produced.
Nuclear Power Vs. Solar Power?
Okay, So In Reality, I Am Very Eco-Friendly. But For A School, I Have To Do A Debate For My Public Speaking Class. All Of My Speeches Have Generally Been About Preventing Global Warming And Getting The Word Out About The Subject But For This One Speech, I Am Going To Surprise Everyone By Not Being Eco. I Am Going To Be For Nuclear Power/Power Plants And Against Solar/Hydro. This Is Going To Be Really Tough For Me To Go Against Everything I Believe In. Are There Any Websites That Yall Know Of That Show The Pros And Cons For Each? Both Nuclear And Solar? I Would Really Like To Research This So I Get A Good Grade. :)
Nuclear power would be great for the energy efficiency side of the argument however there are limited resources, safety issues (i.e. terrorist targets as well as accidents, Ever heard of Chernobyl, as well as HUGE waste disposal problems. This is not the type of technology we need to be playing around with.
Solar though not tremendously powerful technology yet is free, renewable, safe, and abundant as well as ultimately cheaper in the end for the consumer and tax payer. It takes billions and billions of dollars to build a nuclear planet that always seems to go over budget. The also frequently take about 20 years to build in which solar technology will be so efficient you might as well have not built the nuclear plant in the first place.
Finally, if the world could capture all the sunlight that hits the earth just for a few minutes it could power all the worlds energy needs for a year. I have heard that if only 100 square miles in the southwest were covered in solar panels they could fuel the nations needs completely. I've been to portions of the southwest where it is so baron not even plant life is growing. The government owns a lot of this land and could be put to good use.
In short Solar not nuclear is the way to go.
If A School Wants To Convert To Be 90% Energy Efficient, What Is A Good Time Line To Reach That Goal?
How Many Years To Reach 25%, 50%, Etc. Energy Efficiency?
And This Would Be For A School That Does Not Have Any Solar Panels, Wind Turbines, Etc. But Wants To Convert To Being Energy Efficient.
define efficient! If you believe you can cut your energy use from 100 units to 10 units, it ain't gonna happen.
A good goal would be to reduce your energy use by 10% over the first year. Then 5% for the next 5 or 6 years. A 30% goal is a good target.
Start with getting people aware or energy use.Then raise money to buy insulation, automatic lights, higher efficient water heaters...
Where Can I Get Infomation On How To Build A Storage Battery...?
Where Can I Get Infomation On How To Build A Storage Battery/ A Divice I Can Use To Store Energy And How To Gather Energy...
Eg: How To Build A Cheap Solar Battery?
There ain't no such thing as a "cheap solar battery", if you compare the price of electricity from it with that from a conventional power plant.
I kind of doubt that you can even build a device significantly cheaper per kWh than a commercial vendor can.
What you probably can do is to talk yourself into believing that what you have built is better than what you could have bought... the easiest way to get away with that is to not do any performance and lifetime testing of your design. It's like winning the Olympics field and track by never going on the field and the track but talking about your accomplishments at your local bar. This is also known as make belief.
And no, I am not trying to put you down here. But I do want to point out that if what you need is a solar storage system, just buy one. It will come you cheaper in the short and the long run than any attempt to build one. Unless maybe if you are a professional design engineer. But then, if you were a professional design engineer, you wouldn't be here asking for advice. Right?
As a reference point: I am a professional design engineer and I know this stuff. If I wanted to have a solar storage system, I would simply go to a vendor and order one. Without even thinking about it for a minute.
How Efficient Is The Conversion Of Solar To Hydrogen To Electrical Energy?
Is It More Efficient To Use Solar Voltaic Cells To Charge Batteries To Directly Drive An Electric Motor, Or Is It More Efficient To Use Solar Energy To Create Hydrogen, Store It Then Convert The Stored Fuel Back Into Electricity To Drive An Electric Motor?
I don't have the efficiencies for the processes but I can tell you the efficiencies of the vehicles.
A battery electric car like the Tesla Roadster can be made with an efficiency from battery to wheels of about 92%, but this is still a commercial vehicle and solar cars for racing are made with about 98% efficiency.
A fuel cell electric car comes in at around 50% efficiency from fuel cell to wheels.
What this measures is the efficiency of a battery vs a fuel cell.
On the supply side we have transmission efficiency costs for the EV but would likely suffer the same for a fuel cell if we are trying to make hydrogen from electrolysis of water. When factoring in the electrolysis of water the vehicle efficiency will fall below 40%
By comparison the theoretical efficiency of a diesel engine is around 40% and a petrol engine around 30% but both of these Drive systems require a transmission. Overall efficiency of a petrol vehicles is only around 15%
Another useful bit of information is that 96% of industrial hydrogen is made from fossil fuels with only 4% using electrolysis because it is far too expensive. If we were to convert to a "hydrogen" economy it would in practice be fossil fuels with a different set of clothes while electricity can be made in many different ways that do not involve fossil fuels. It is also far more likely that hydrogen would be "bootlegged" from fossil fuels than electricity, should we ever try to legislate the supply chain.