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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 daily life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, numerous homeowners find that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower or perhaps remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power costs savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have increased by an average of 3 percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your house worth
Numerous studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property worths and offer more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for homes geared up 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 attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will remove three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that select to run responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many house owners select to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 energy companies are infamous for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy math, we can compute how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, 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
How To Deduct Taxes For Solar Panels Question.?
I Had Solar Panels Put On Last December. I Got The Building Permit And Final Permit Signoff In Late December. The Power Company Gave Me Permission To Turn It On (Early January 2015).
Reporting The Installation On My Taxes Is A Little Complicated. The Solar Company Hasn'T Asked Me To Pay Yet Beyond The $500 Deposit. Plus, I Have Placed 2 Solar Powered Garden Lights In The Back Yard.
1) So Do I Deduct The 30% Federal Taxes The Year The Panels Are Installed (2014) Or The Year I Finished Paying Off The Balance (2015)?
2) Is The Tax Deduction For The Panels Only, Or Can I Include The $30 For Two Solar Powered Garden Lights As Well? Thanks.
The federal tax rebate is for the year they were installed. Form 5695 does not mention when the installation was paid at all.
It is for all electrical and roofing expenses related to the solar panel installation.
I don't think a separate yard light would qualify unless they are somehow connected to the solar panels.
What Angle Would Be The Most Effective In Placing A Solar Panel On A Flat Roof In N.Y.C Without Adjusting It?
If You Were Going To Place A Solar Panel On A Flat Roof In New York City To Collect Solar Energy, You Would Want To Have It In An Angle. What Angle Would Be Most Effective Assuming That You Aren'T Able To Adjust It Throughout The Year? And Why?
Facing south tilted up by an angle equal to your latitude, which for New York city is about 41 degrees. South because the Sun never appears in the northern part of the sky as seen from anyplace north of the tropics. And tilted up 41 degrees, which means pointing 41 degrees south of straight up (or 90-41=49 degrees above the southern horizon), because the highest the Sun gets at noon on March 21 or September 21 is 49 degrees, while in summer it gets 23 degrees higher and in winter 23 degrees lower, so it ranges from a low of 26 degrees on December 21 to a high of 72 degrees on June 21. So if you never move it go for the average.
Why Do Solar Panels Work Better When They Are Cool?
The electrical resistance of conductors rises with the temperature. This causes a greater loss of energy that is wasted heating the conductors.
What Do I Need For A Solar Panel Setup?
Hi I Allways Liked Solar Power And Wanted To Do A Fun Small Setup Somthing To Power Somthing Like A Small Cfl Or 2 Cfls.. Possably A Computer Lcd Monitor,
Anywho What Kind Of Pannel Should I Get I Was Looking At This:
But What Else Would I Need What Type Of Charge Controler Or Batterys And Inverters? Any Special Wires? How Would I Set This Up?
this one looked like something you were looking for..hope it helps you!
How Do Solar Panels Work?
I Have Tried To Understand What All The Scientific Words The Websites Say! Help Please!
What type of Solar are you referring to?
1) Solar electric (photo-voltaic) or PV for short.These panels work when photons from the sun strike electrons in the panels they begin to move. This creates direct current or DC.This is the same current as a battery.An inverter is installed that changes DC to AC current. This is the standard household electricity.Some utility companies offer a net metering program. Simply put if your Solar produces more electricity than you use, your meter runs backwards, feeding the excess back to the power company. They in turn give you a credit for the same amount towards future bills.
2) Solar Thermal is a different panel that uses a copper plate panel or an evacuated tube panel to heat either water or a water/glycol mix for home potable water use.Simply put it heats water for your house.With modifications this type can be used to heat your entire home.
3) Solar pool heat. This type of panel is usually a black plastic panel or a rubber mat placed on the roof and tied into the existing pool equipment. the poll water circulates through the panels and heats the pool.In warm climates where the pool get hot in the summer months the solar and be circulated at night to help cool down the pool.you can't do this with any other type of pool heater.
I hope this explains at least a little better than you have read. I think some of these experts purposely complicate Solar to make it sound like rocket science or something.