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- State and federal incentives
- Roof repair if damaged during installation
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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, many homeowners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically lower or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and secure versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with changing cash flow, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home value
Several research studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater property values and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is an excellent method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A common domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate 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. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of house owners opt to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This means that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply 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 Financial investment
The utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at what rate, for a minimum of 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
A Questionnaire Regarding Renewable Energies And The Average Person's Knowledge About The Topic.?
I Am Currently Working On A Research Project For School Regarding Renewable Energies And Their Economic Viability. A Big Part Of My Research Is The Average Person's Knowledge About The Subject.
For This Purpose I Have Created A Questionnaire, And Would Appreciate If Whoever Filled It Out Could Do So To Their Best Of Their Ability, With Thought-Out Answers. I'm Not Looking For A Whole Essay, Just Serious Answers. Just Your Own Knowledge Is What I'm Looking For, Not Your Researched Answers.
1. What Is Your Age? Where Do You Live?
2. What Is Renewable Energy For You? What Do You Know About It?
3. What Types Of Renewable Energies Do You Know About?
4. Do You Use Renewable Energy Or "Green" Cars In Your Daily Life? (Green Meaning Not A Major Pollutant)
5. If You Don't Use Renewable Energy, Is It Because You Consider Renewable Energy To Be Too Expensive?
6. If You Were Told That The Profit Accumulated From Renewable Energies Was Greater Than Its Buying Cost And Installation, Would You Consider Using It In Your Daily Life?
7. Do You Think Your Local Government Should Put More Emphasis On Renewable Energies? Why?
Whoever Fills This Out Has My Thanks, I Really Appreciate It.
4.cars..no but it does have good gas mileage and is a small car.
5.I don't use it because I am no longer in a situation where I can use it.
6.I have and I know it to be true. In the past I have lived in a totally off grid home. Solar home. Minimum gas usage for refrigerator. All Summer we collected wood scraps from a truss company who was not allowed to burn in Summer.This gave us free heat all Winter when we were allowed to burn. We also lived on the high desert and no one around for miles. Our home had the max in insulation to retain heat and keep out cold. A straw-bale home would have been the best home for renewable energy efficient living.
7. Calif gave a tax break on the use of solar. For 4 years we paid no Calif state tax.
Yes they should because the govt.s now give lip service to the public and never really put their money where their mouth is.
One other thing, If you take the cost of your last new car and use it for a guide for the amount of solar you can afford you have a better idea on what you can do toward solar. Pay it off as you would a car. The second you hook up your solar you are making money. If on the grid then do net-metering.
Thanks for asking Jay.
Where Is A Good Source Of Info On Home Solar Panels? Location Of Home Is Middle Tn.?
I Am Thinking About Something Called, I Think, &Quot;Thin Layer Solar Panels&Quot;. Also Would Like Info On Any Federal Monetary Help On Paying To Convert To All Solar Power In The Home.
Thin film solar sheets are a relatively new technology compared to standard glass plated PV panels. Standard panels have been around much longer and they are more efficient, meaning you would need more roof space with thin film than with regular.
For state incentives, you can look here: http://www.dsireusa.org/
For more about how solar panels work, you can go here: http://sunlightsolar.com/learning/solar-basics/pv-systems/
The first thing you should do is find a local contractor. They will be able to tell you about state incentives more succinctly and give you a quote that will incorporate the state rebates as well as federal tax incentives. Look for a solar installer that is close to your home, that has lots of experience, and that will give you an on site consultation and quote for free.
Is My Fear Of Our House Catching On Fire Getting A Bit Irrational?
We Do Have A Newer Kind Of House, So I Think That Lowers It'S Risk And We Are Always Very Clean And Turn Off The Computer And Everything At Night.
But Our House Catching On Fire Is One Of My Biggest Fears.
I Keep Things That Are Very Important To Me On My Desk Near My Bed, And Before I Try Going To Sleep It Always Crosses My Mind. I Can'T Stand The Fact That We'D Lose Everything If Our House Went Down.
I'D Be More Okay With It If We Had A Fire Safe, And A Fire Extinguisher, But We Don'T.
Is My Fear Getting A Bit Out Of Hand?
the fire extinguisher and the safe can be bought
and you are not alone there as this happens for real.
a good insurance is a must and keep updating it with new items you may have bought in the meanwhile.
in oz many people lose their houses due to bush fires every year
you can maybe do much more than the average person.
if you live in an high risk area like me with lots of trees and with tall grass all around take note of the following.
depending on your finances and amount of space available you could install a large water tank from the gutters to catch the rain water
(and also for use in the garden)
and hook that tank up to an all round sprinkler system powered by the grid and also a 12 volt pump with large battery and a trickle solar panel(for back up and peace of mind)
i mention electric as they are easier to remote control and to an fire alarm if you have one
Hello! How Can Electricity Be Made And Saved By Using Solar Energy?
Light can be concentrated by mirrors, and used to heat water to produce steam.
The energy from the steam is used to turn a turbine which drives a dynamo to generate electricity, must like in a nuclear reactor, but without the hazards of radiation.
They have built power plants like this, storing the heat for use at night and on cloudy days.
They normally use heliotropic mirrors which follow the sun.
The efficiency is much better than the 2-5% of solar panels, but requires more maintenance and the storage of heat.
Where Do Solar Flares Come From?
Ugh! Another Science Question! ;)
That's a good one, because it is not easy. In the outer part of the sun, the energy transfer (energy is produced in huge amounts in the core and has to be evacuated) is mainly convective, that is, through the movements of large chunks of matter which have been heated at a deeper level and move upward because their density is lower, while matter which has cooled (relatively!) in the higher layers plunges back. This kind of movement is rarely steady - think of boiling water- and it is complicated here by the fact that the matter is a plasma and that their is a strong and rapidly varying magnetic field. This one seems to act as an energy accumulator, like a collection of springs which can suddenly liberate the tension accumulated and communicate it to the matter. But all this is far from being well understood.