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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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, washing clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering 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 substantial, many residents find that the benefit, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize and even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can make up a big part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a service or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise helps you much better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home value
Numerous studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties 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 a crucial component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from cost variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate almost 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. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 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 duty are very important components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of consumer purchasing decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous house owners select 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 planetary system and takes care of installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since 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 infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical energy prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine how much electricity will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what price, 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
Why Do Train Cars Have Solar Panels?
I Was Riding Amtrack The Other Day, And We Passed A Long Train Of Hopper Cars Withe Some Kind Of Ore. In Each End Of Each Car Was A Small Solar Panel. What Would These Be Used For?
The solar panel is for charging a battery.The cars are hopper cars that can be dumped by a remote signal.
ghost train? LMAO! yeah right
Solar Panel Housing, What Should I Use...?
Hello Everyone, I Have Bought Some Solar Panels That I Would Like To Build A Weather Proof Case For, What Kind Of Materials Should I Use?
The Clips On Some Of The Panels Are About 1/2" - 1" Thick.
plywood and plexiglass
Since Solar Panels Are Becoming Popular. Where Can I Get The Training To Install, Maintain, And Repair Them?
I Am A Journeyman Electrician But No One Here Seems To Know About This.
If you're already a journeyman, I think you're 90% there. There is an expanded federal tax credit for photovoltaic panels coming on line next year, so solar installation companies may be getting a boost in business, at least in areas where the people are not hurting from the economy. And when the economy improves, it only gets better.
Photovoltaic panels rarely need maintenance or repair. If something goes wrong, it's likely to be simple and catastrophic, such as lightning hit it, or a bullet, or a falling tree.
As for installation, a number of panels are wired in series (it's all plug and play, with the new MC-3 connectors), and then the wires go into a junction box. From there, it's all stuff you already know, wire gauge appropriate for the current, insulation rating for the temperature, conduit fill factors, compliance with the NEC, etc., all the way down to the inverter and service panel. It's not that different from adding a new circuit to somebody's house.
Your best move may be to work for a solar installation company for a while. They can use your skills with the hookup, and you can learn how they architect a system based on the customer's energy use, and how they do the physical installation.
I Have A Question About Solar Panels?
So During The Day, Electricity Is On, Everything Is On And Working Fine. But At Night Where There Is No Sunlight Does All The Electricity Shut Down For The Night? So There Is No Light On For Me During The Night, Or I Can'T Watch Tv At Night? Is It Also True That With Solar Panels, Your Bills Are Less Expensive. Can Someone Please Tell Me These Things
>But at night where there is no sunlight does all the electricity shut down for the night?
Electrical production shuts down, but most solar electric systems have some way of storing power.
There are two main types of storage:
1. Grid tie. Basically this uses the power grid as a "virtual" battery. You produce extra power during sunlight hours to "sell" to the grid (other people use it) and you buy power from the grid when the sun doesn't shine.
This is usually the most economical system, but whether you save money depends on a lot of things like: cost of installation, location, government subsidies & how much you get for the electricity you sell & buy.
In other words, the details matter. Mostly location, which determines how much sunlight you get, electric rates, and subsidies.
2. Batteries. Usually a large bank of deep cycle lead acid batteries. Usually only used in "off-grid" systems and the cost of electricity is usually not competitive with grid electricity.
Were Solar Panels Made By Copying How Plants Collect Sunlight?
In Nature, Green Leaves Collect Light And Produce Energy. Is This What They Copied To Make Solar Panels? If Not How Hard Would It Be To Make Artificial Leaves That Would Power Our Homes?
Solar panels were not made to copy leaves. Leaves have molecules that become excited when they are hit by light. They store this energy in ADP molecules and ATP molecules. This works great for biological processes, but until we learn how to use Adenosine Di/Triphosphate to transport energy, we are better off sticking with our solar panels. They produce electricity, which we know how to use.