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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
Can You Make A Solar Panel Shift Sideways?
I Am Building A Solar Car For The Energy Wiz Competition And I Was Wondering How I Could Possibly Get My Solar Panel To Shift Sideways
having solar panels move like that on a mobile platform is inadvisable -- especially if there is a dynamic wind load resulting from the motion of the mobile platform. Even having a tilt mechanism is dubious at best. think of what limited marginal gain would be gained by mounting a small solar panel on the moon roof of a car. (ultimately, the best answer is to turn the car so that it's angle to the sun is optimal -- but the road/travel direction constraints are what ultimately prohibit that.)
while there are ways to build sliding panels, the weight constraints would interfere with your weight/thrust ratios to the point of futility.
if you really need that panel somewhere else, don't slide it out of the way, just buy another panel and mount it there. it's more expensive, but it's actually the cheapest solution in terms of design on a mobile platform.
If You Put Solar Panels On Cars, You'Ll Be Able To Drive Without Gas In The Summer And Part Of Winter?
If Car Companies Install Solar Panels On Cars, Like In All The Car Were The Sun Can Reach That Would Reduce The Consumption Of Gas In The Summer, And Might Save Some Energy For Winter And If That Energy Is Not Enough They Can Use Gas Or Electricity I Think That Would Be A Lot Of Savings, And Less Contamination
I Don'T Know That Is My Idea What Do You People Think?
But you won't be able to go very fast.
If you fill up the roof, hood and trunk lid of for example, a Toyota corolla, with the most efficient solar panels you can buy, you might get 2 hp in the mid day sun. That could push the car maybe 12 mph on a flat, and wouldn't get it up a hill unless it had super low gearing.
In order to go fast enough on solar power to make it worth while, you need a large area of solar panels and a super light car. Like an aluminum tube frame with a foam and fiberglass composite body, skinny, high pressure tires and a solar array 6 ft wide by 21 feet long. A car like that, with good aerodynamics and a 6 hp motor could get up to 45 mph eventually, just slowly. But it's impractical because it's not safe to drive it with other cars around.
But who says the panels have to be on the car? If you have a solar array that feeds as much power into the grid as you take out, that is essentially equal to being solar powered in all practical ways.
Even if your car can't be entirely solar powered, that don't mean you shouldn't use solar panels. You could use solar panels in any car, to supplement battery charging, taking load off the alternator, and you would see an increase in fuel economy.
There is a system on some cars that uses solar power to circulate air through the cabin when the car is sitting in the sun. This keeps the car up to 30 degrees cooler, taking a huge load off the air conditioner, so instead of pumping all that heat out, you simply vent it into the air, and there is an increase in fuel economy for a few minutes.
Every little bit counts.
Oklahoma Outlawing Solar Panels? Why?
How Is That A Good Idea? Solar Panels Are A Great Form Of Green, Sustainable Energy. If People Lose Their Jobs With Oil Companies Because Of The Solar Panel Industry, They Can Get New Jobs With The Growing Solar Panel Industry. And Solar Panels Might Be Expensive Now, But As More People Buy Them, The Cost Will Lower And Supply Will Increase. It Might Be A Long Process, But It Will Allow Solar Panels To Become More Affordable Over Time; Additionally, As The Solar Panel Industry Makes More Money, It Will Be Able To Use Some Of That Money To Increase The Efficiency Of Their Solar Panels. Solar Panels Also Are Better By A Long Shot For The Environment Than Oil And Other Fossil Fuels, Which Emit Various Toxins And Pollutants Into The Atmosphere And Whose Extraction Is Very Harmful To The Environment. I Do Understand That Fossil Fuels Will Need To Be Used To Power Solar Panel Factories, But After A While Perhaps Those Factories Could Be Powered By Their Own Product.
And Isn'T Outlawing Something For The Sake Of Another Industry Illegal Government Control Of The Economy? Isn'T This Unconstitutional?
Do You Agree Or Disagree With Oklahoma'S New Law, And Is The Law In Line With The Constitution?
It will be interesting to see what the local AGW deniers say.
Pretty obviously, the fossil fuel industry controls the Oklahoma legislature, via campaign money.
And enough of the people who live in Oklahoma are paid, directly or indirectly, with fossil fuel money.
It's clearly wrong, but then some states have passed laws requiring teaching creationism in school.
Just amazing what money, and delusionism, can do to a politician.
What Kind Of Solar Panel Do I Need To Run Stuff In My Rv?
It Has A Tv Vcr A Fridge And Some Small Lights I Need To Know What Do I Need To Hook It Up Off The Grid
And How Many Watts And What Kind Of Battery
Can you get a propane fridge instead of electric? Those are very common in RVs, you may already have it. You can then go to a loads calculator to determine the power needed for the rest of the electronics. http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato... and take the watt hours it tells you and put in the off-grid calculator, http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato... . It will tell you the size of the solar array and battery bank needed.
Some popular RV solar kits are here, but most won't power a fridge, http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-and-...
How Do Solar Panels Generate Electricity?
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they are made up of Silicon a semi-conductive material which contains electrons which will naturally just stay there not doing anything, so when the sun's Photons hit the solar panel it makes the electrons in the silicon move around turning them into conduction electrons which can move through the wires built into the solar panel which generates electricity.
Hope that helps.