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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of residents find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity costs can comprise a large part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free 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 minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have gone up by an average of 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard against unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly 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, demand for homes 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 a crucial part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry 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 nation. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common property solar panel system will remove three to four heaps 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 very important elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that choose to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer buying decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of homeowners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility business are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at exactly what price, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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
Homemade Solar Panel Question - What Ebook To Buy?
I Recently Asked A Question As Seen Below And Only Recieved 2 Answers But Both Were Stating That Most Homemade Solar Panel Guides Or Build Home Solar Panels Are Mostly Scams..Well I Have Purchased 2 Ebooks So Far And They Are Ok And It Seems Like It Is Possible, But The Ones I Purchased Are Not Clear Enough...However, I See So Many Places And Forums Where People Are Succeeding At Building Their Own Home Solar Power...If Anyone Has Found Any Ebooks Or Resources That Can Help Me Build One, I Would Appreciate It...Thanks For The Input...Below Was My Previous Question.....
&Quot;I Just Purchased A New Home And Am Wanting To Go Green A Little. I Want To Attempt And Make My Own Homemade Solar Panels. I Have Found So Many Do It Yourself Solar Panel Guides And Reviews I Don'T Know Which One To Use Or Trust. Does Anyone Have Any Recommendations That Are Tried And True That Work And With Very Detailed On How To Make Your Diy Solar Panel? Thanks For The Help.&Quot;...
I had researched this vary same idea for several months on how to build my own solar power because my local home improvement stores wanted several thousand's of dollars to install their systems. I personally purchased 4 different books and most of them were hard to follow..I did find one that actually helped me create my own solar panels but it ended up costing me about $150 more than stated in the book because I wanted to make it look more professional since I plan on selling my house in a year...here is the link I used to find the book. Good luck!
it was the editors first choice, I think it was called greenDIY
How Powerful Are Solar Panels?
For Example, How Many Large Solar Panels Would You Need To Operate A Greenhouse With Lighting For Simulate Sun During Cloudy Weather, A Scheduled Sprinkle System And Other Such Things?
I'M Looking For A Very In Depth Answer.
if you are talking electrical solar panels, they are rated in watts they generate in full sun. usually these panels are used in tandem with batteries, so they charge up during the day and the batteries hold a reserve of power for later use.
If you figure 8 hours of useful sunlight per day, then a 40 watt panel will light a 40 watt bulb for 8 hours. you can also measure capacity in watt-hours. this would be 40x8 = 320 watt-hours.
the general method is to determine how much electricity demand you have over a 24 hour period to get the total watt-hours. then divide that by the watt-hour capacity of one panel to get the number of panels needed.
How Do Solar Panels Work?
I Need A Very Basic Explanation Of How Solar Panels Work. You Install Them On Your Roof, And I'm Assuming They Take In Heat From The Sun To Power Your House?
As You Can Tell, I Know Very Little, But Am Interested In Learning More.
It really has nothing at all to do with heat but rather a chemical reaction.
Solar panels are made up of many small squares called photovoltaic cells. The photovoltaic cells are usually made up of crystalline silicon under a glass cover. These cells are connected by tiny wires to the solar panel. When sunlight hits the crystalline silicon the material reacts by kicking off electrons. The electrons are collected by the tiny wires in the form of a direct current (DC). This DC current goes through an inverter which turns it into a usable alternating current (AC) electricity which can be stored in batteries or fed into an electrical grid system. A group of solar panels make up a solar array. The larger the array the more electricity you collect. Expensive panels are about 15% efficient while cheaper ones are 5-10 %. You can find sites that show you step by step how to build a solar panel in just a few days.
If you produce more electricity then you use you can sell it to the electric company.
Why Are Solar Panels Good For Producing Electricity?
Explain Both Sides Of The Argument Please :)
good: no pollution, renewable energy, free power
bad: high initial cost, works for only a limited number of hours per day, and on some days (cloudy) doesn't work (deliver power) at all. Delivers a variable amount of low voltage DC power that has to be converted to high voltage AC to be useful.
I Need To Know On How A Solar Panel Works In A Simple To Explain To My Class For A Project?
Now I Know That Panels Collect Photons ( I Which I Have No Cule Wat Those R) And They Go Into A Interver But I Dont Actually Understand It ( As The Whole Process Its Self) If Someone Could Help That Would Be Soooooo Helpful.
I know solar panels...My work has 3.5 million dollars of them on there buildings...This link might help...
Photovoltaic Cells: Converting Photons to Electrons
The solar cells that you see on calculators and satellites are photovoltaic cells or modules (modules are simply a group of cells electrically connected and packaged in one frame). Photovoltaics, as the word implies (photo = light, voltaic = electricity), convert sunlight directly into electricity. Once used almost exclusively in space, photovoltaics are used more and more in less exotic ways. They could even power your house. How do these devices work?
Photovoltaic (PV) cells are made of special materials called semiconductors such as silicon, which is currently the most commonly used. Basically, when light strikes the cell, a certain portion of it is absorbed within the semiconductor material. This means that the energy of the absorbed light is transferred to the semiconductor. The energy knocks electrons loose, allowing them to flow freely. PV cells also all have one or more electric fields that act to force electrons freed by light absorption to flow in a certain direction. This flow of electrons is a current, and by placing metal contacts on the top and bottom of the PV cell, we can draw that current off to use externally. For example, the current can power a calculator. This current, together with the cell's voltage (which is a result of its built-in electric field or fields), defines the power (or wattage) that the solar cell can produce.
That's the basic process, but there's really much more to it. Let's take a deeper look into one example of a PV cell: the single-crystal silicon cell.