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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 conditioning unit, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, many property owners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably decrease or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a large part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free 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 decrease your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity costs cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous ten years, property electrical power costs have increased by approximately 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a service or property owner with ever-changing cash circulation, going solar also helps you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home value
Numerous studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. 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 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 key part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce 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 corporate social obligation are essential parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners pick to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This means that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- 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 companies are infamous for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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.
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■ Existentialism-"the alienation of contemporary man from himself and others” has become one of the themes of modern literature. Say what you know about Existentialist Literature.
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■ “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person was of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing mankind”. (J.S. Mill) Discuss
■ One today is Worth Two Tomorrows
■ Our Cultural Heritage
■ My proposals for a Peaceful World in the 2010s
■ Impact of Science on Society
■ Theatre of the Absurd
■ The influence of Religion on Civilization
■ The dignity of Labour
■ Man is the Slave of Habit
■ Remedies for the Reconstruction of our Educational system
■ Is knowledge - like virtue - its own reward?
■ The Evils of Prosperity
■ Nuclear Technology and the Third World
■ Civilization is moulded by Books
■ The Value of Architecture and its influence on life
■ If winter comes, can spring be far behind
■ A living dog is better than a dead lion
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■ Necessity is mother of invention
■ On being a Pessimist
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■ Human kind cannot bear very much reality
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■ Small is Beautiful
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■ Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind. As man’s ingratitude
■ Prosperity is a great teacher, adversity is greater
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■ “Man proposes and God disposes”
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■ Weather Forecasting
■ “Science without conscience is the ruin of a people.”
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■ Is Democracy Out of Date?
■ Can we abolish Gambling?
■ “The survival of modern civilization depends not on the advance, but on the distribution of knowledge”
■ United we stand, divided we fall
■ Discuss the weakness of a national economy based mainly on the export of one or two natural products used as raw material
■ “The Artist is the leader of civilized society”
■ The object of higher education in a developing country
■ The value of the study of history
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■ Those who will not learn from history shall relieve it
■ "I disapprove of what you say but l will defend to the death your right to say it.” Valtaire
■ Procrastination is the thief of time
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■ “New World Order” Implications for Third World Countries
■ Central Asia today: Emerging Political and Economic Patterns
■ The quality of life is not measured in terms of calories alone
■ In the quest for happiness, success is only one ingredient and is often too dearly purchased
■ The way to hell is paved with good intentions
■ Ideology — a strait-jacket or an instrument of meaningful change
■ Human resource: the most critical factor in national development
■ What a piece of work is man!” says tragedy_”. What a piece of work indeed?” says comedy
■ Democracy and mass illiteracy do not go together
■ Local organization. decentralized planning, and hard work are the key to rural development
■ Deprivation of social development and family planning cannot lead to a promising future
■ “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.”
■ "The apparel oft proclaims the man”
■ “Cowards die many times before their death. The valiant never taste of death but once”
■ Not every one in chains is subdued.
■ Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
■ Hankering after the past is an admission of one’s inability to shape the future.
■ Energy a critical factor in World’s economic development
■ Government sponsored. “Self-employment Schemes” reality or a political gimmick?
■ For democracy to survive, let the Press suffer no curbs
■ Afghan peace enigma: implications for Pakistan
■ Mass Resistance in Occupied Kashmir: Options for Pakistan
■ Press Freedom and Responsibility
■ Faith unites, dogma divides
■ Can Capitalism survive without interest?
■ Nothing is as self-blinding as self-righteousness
■ Economic and Political development is not possible without social transformation
■ Pakistan- Afghanistan relations: Post-Soviet withdrawal phase
■ 50 years of the UN: a critical evaluation
■ Control of corruption in Pakistani society
■ Human kind cannot bear very much of reality
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■ Plight of women and moves for their “empowerment”
■ Third World Poverty: Dimension and alleviation strategies
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■ Universe in the light of modern scientific discoveries
■ The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty
■ Man was born free and every where he is in chains
■ Man gets what he strives for. (Al-Quran)
■ “1 disapprove of what you say but I will defend to death your right to say it”
■ The Press and the nation rise and fall together
■ Eternal’ vigilance is the price of liberty
■ Discuss the slogan: accountability first and elections later
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About Solar Power And Storage...?
Assume People Generated More Solar Energy From Cells On Their Rooves, Or Perhaps Additional Solar Towers On Their Land/Yard Than They Use In The Day. Assume You Wanted To Totally - Through Some Large Scale Use Of Solar - Get All The Electricity For Your Home From The Sun. What Storage Mechanisms For This Daytime Energy Are Avalable Today (For Use At Night), And What Are Likely To Come About In Say 10 Years?
Most people have already mentioned the industrial type batteries. This is about as good as you can get today. As for capacitors think of them as being able to store voltage but not power. It can kick you on your tush but will not run a car. As for the future it is best to get away from batteries. Even the most environmentally friendly batteries are not. But in the future it might be possible to store extra power chemically in another process like a fuel cell where you would use extra electricity during the day to create the fuel that would be used at night. This is basically what a rechargeable battery does. It uses chemicals to store energy. The problems is that most of the current methods like batteries take a huge quantity of batteries to store real power and you have to put more energy into your storage system then you will get out. There will always be losses but maybe in the future the losses will be less. On a side note NASA is currently studying the possibility of using gyros as spinning energy supplies instead of batteries.
Hydrogen Car Future And Where It Is Going Today.?
Would The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Or Would The Hydrogen Combustion Car Be Future?
Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Give More Mpg Or Mile/Kg Than Hydrogen Combustion Cars?
Which Produces More Horsepower?
Do Both Need Special Storage Tanks?
I Heard The Bmw Hydrogen 7 Gives 4/5 Mpg Of Hydrogen. I Also Heard The Honda Clarity Fx Can Get A Lot More Than That (70Mpg?).
Also Do Hydrogen Give More Horsepower Than Gasoline? Because The Bmw H2r Produces 240~ Hp On A V12 While Probably Gas Can Produce Around 500Hp+.
Would The Mass Production Of Hydrogen Source Come From Fossil Fuels Or Water?
I Am Curious About The Development Of Hydrogen Cars And I Want To Know When We Could Finally Stop Polluting The Earth And Have Green Cars. Maybe The Electric Car Is The Future Instead?
Hydrogen is only the simplest grade school demonstration of chemically storing energy, not necessarily the best suited for vehicles. Indeed the low volumetric energy density of 405 Wh/l for compressed hydrogen (at commercial pressures of 150 bar, that's about 150 atmospheres) when compared to that of gasoline >9,000 Wh/l, it's obvious that hydrogen cars would be short range commute vehicles unless cargo and passenger space is sacrificed for fuel. The only reason why pure hydrogen and pure oxygen is used in fuel cells is because we haven't found materials that can tolerate impurities like CO2 and nitrogen at reasonably low temperatures (a fuel cell kept at 1,500 degrees fahrenheit would not be desirable). If they could, they would have the fuel cells run on gasoline.
The whole purpose of having hydrogen powered cars is to be able to take energy from clean sources such as solar, wind and hydro, store them chemically for use in vehicles. That's the same concept behind batteries and it's essentially the same concept behind gasoline powered cars except that the part of taking energy from a clean source and storing in chemical form was done by nature over millions of years hence we're using the fossil reserves much faster than nature is making them, hence an accumulation of CO2 and the depletion of supply. We already have most of the clean solution with the existing vehicles, all we need to do is make the gasoline from clean energy sources instead of refining them from fossil reserves.
Gasoline is currently refined from fossil reserves of ancient biomass but it could easily be made from modern biomass and it could also be made directly from H2O and CO2 as efficiently as you could make H2 from H2O. Indeed, when Sandia Labs set out to find a more efficient way of making H2 from H2O, they realized that since the process could also make CO from CO2 they could synthesize liquid hydrocarbons from the H2 and CO via Fischer Tropsch synthesis. This means that it's just as easy to synthesize gasoline from H2O and CO2 or from biomass such as dried sewage as it would be to produce hydrogen.
We already have a billion vehicles on the road, we only have to change how we make the fuel. If we go with something like hydrogen, we would not only have to invest in facilities to produce hydrogen but we would have to invest in new vehicles and infrastructure. The whole idea of using hydrogen powered vehicles in a hydrogen economy is akin to the old joke of repairing a car by removing the radiator cap and replacing everything else. From an environmental perspective, there is no benefit in hydrogen vehicles that could not be obtained without replacing a substantial amount of our vehicle fleet and infrastructure. Now from an economic perspective, that's a different matter but it is a matter of trading environment in the short to medium term for short term economic benefits.
A gasoline car is perfectly green so long as the gasoline isn't from fossil reserves. Note with biomass gasification, the gasoline synthesized is effectively carbon negative as some carbon would be sequesterd as biochar, therefore gasoline car being carbon negative versus carbon neutral hydrogen and electric cars, which do you think is greener?
As to using hydrogen in an otto cycle heat engine such as the BMW H2R, you're trading the efficient fuel cell/electric motor pairing for an inefficient complicated combustion engine. Due to the unmeasurably low MON octane number of hydrogen despite it's high RON number, such an engine would have to be a variable displacement engine or it would not be able to handle the transition from unloaded to loaded and vice versa. Variable displacement engines are incredibly complicated and unreliable and are only used in laboratories as a reference engine for octane ratings. The BMW ploy is simply to say that they had the technology to undertake something this incredibly complicated. It certainly isn't a viable mass production engine.
Conservatives, Do You Want A New Talking Point?
Inefficiency In Government. Seriously I Have Never Dealt With A More Inefficient Organization, And This Is At All Levels: City, State, Federal. I Dread Having To Call An Official American Agency.
Please, Less Socialism, Kenyan Born-Muslim, Race Baiting, Them Versus Us Talk, And More Stuff That Needs To Be Changed.
I would rather discuss Energy Independence and the use of Nuclear Power plants but libs don't want to discuss it. They can't even tell me why we are not converting to LNG which is much more efficient and ready to go then solar or wind.
Pumped Storage Energy Usage Pros And Cons?
Please In As Much Detail As Possible, Can Anybody Justify The Usage Of Pumped Storage Energy To Supply The Nations Electrical Needs As Opposed To Wind Power And Coal Power Usage?
Pumped storage is just that, storage. It is not a primary source of energy. It is slightly different than a hydroelectric generating station although it may be incorporated into one. It captures energy that can be produced off peak and allows it to be used during peak demand. It could be contrasted with thermal energy storage, batteries, ultra capacitors and flywheel energy storage.
Coal is a base load plant like nuclear, geothermal, and hydroelectric gas turbines tend to be used for peaking plants because they can come on line quickly and completely shut off quickly. Base load plants tend to run constantly 24/7 because the plant can't effectively be turned down or off or it is uneconomical to do so. As most plants are of the base load variety this leads to a great deal of unused power at off peak times. An energy storage plant uses that energy to create some form of energy storage.
The electric grid must meet peak demand without some energy storage we have to build more power stations. Solar energy is produced during peak times and will help to handle peak loads. Wind energy tends to be stronger at night when it is not needed. Energy storage is very beneficial to wind energy production.