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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners discover that the benefit, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically decrease and even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, organization, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity costs cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the past ten years, domestic electrical energy costs have actually increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped with solar 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 part of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are essential parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that choose to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of consumer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
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 energy companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be created, and most significantly, at what price, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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
What Are The Costs Of Energy By Source Approximately?
Just Give Me Some Data Please, Us Or Global. Which Sources Are The Most/Least Expensive And Which Pollute The Most/Least? Thank You
this is an extremely broad question, however there are some articles that could be quite helpful to you:
Does Anyone Have Any Statistics About Nuclear Plants? How Much Energy They Produce, Vs Solar Energy Plants?.?
I Would Like To Also Know Where You Got Them From, Like A Link. Any Statistics About Nuclear Plants Vs Solar And Wind Plants Would Be Appreciated.
Radiation Dosage Chart: From Eating a Banana to Front-Row Seats at Chernobyl
Facts About Renewable Energy? (Solar, Wind, Etc) Please Answer?
I'M Doing A Poster On Renewable Energy, And I Would Just Like Someone To Verify That All These Facts Are Correct:
Clean Energy Poster:
What Is Clean Energy?
This Is Power Produced From Renewable (Naturally Replenished) And Natural Resources Without Having A Negative Impact On The Environment.
Examples Of Reliable “Clean” Energy Sources Include: Sunlight, Water, Wind, Biomass And Geothermal Heat.
Wind Power – This Is The Conversion Of Wind Strength Into Usable Energy Sources, Especially For Electricity. This Type Of Power Can Be Obtained By Using Wind Turbines And Wind Mills.
Solar Energy – This Is The Power That Is Obtained From Sunlight And Can Be Converted Into Other Types Of Energy. Inventions Such As Solar Panels Can Help Collect This Source Of Energy For Conversion.
Biomass Energy – Biomass Is Any Plant (Trees) Or Animal Matter, And Can Be Used To Create An Energy-Rich Gas Called Biogas. Biomass Can Also Be Burned To Create Fuel For Different Uses.
- This Renewable Source Of Energy Does Not Produce Waste Or Pollution.
- This Fuel Is Used For Many Things: Electricity, Creation Of Biomass, Heating Water, And Buildings, And Even Transport (Solar-Powered Cars)
- This Is A Free, Reliable And Clean Energy Source.
- This Is One Of The Lowest Priced Renewable Energy Sources.
- This Renewable Source Is A Good Alternative To Nuclear Energy In Areas With Favourable Climate Conditions.
- This Source Can Provide Cleaner Air And A Much Healthier Environment For All.
- Growing Biomass For Fuel Can Create Jobs In Rural Areas.
- Biomass Is Not A Fossilised Fuel (Like Oil And Coal), But Fresh Natural Material That Can Grow Again, Even After Harvesting.
- Using This Source Of Power Will Not Have A Major Affect On The Environment.
Is Everything Correct/Accurate? Anything That I Should Edit/Change?
That's pretty good, but you need a few changes. First of all, wind turbine is correct. Windmill is not. A windmill is used to pump water or spin a grinding wheel, not generate electricity.
Also, I would *really* urge you to take out biomass and put in geothermal energy instead. Biomass is not actually very sustainable, and it does have significant impact on the environment, no matter if you convert it into biofuels or or if you just burn it to power a turbine.
I think that geothermal energy would be far more appropriate, and in reality, it is *much* more useful, more efficient, more powerful, and truly renewable and "clean/green." Also, like wind and solar power, it is already being used on more than simple exploratory scales. (look up "The Geysers" facility in California)
What Is Energy Produced By Atomic Reactions?
More Questions To Answer Please!
Whats Energy Produced From Burning Organic Matterials Such As Wood?
Whats Energy Produced By Heat Beneath Earth'S Surface?
Whats Energy That Turns A Windmill, Which Pumps Water Or Produces Electricity?
To Make It Easier Give Me The Definition Of
Energy created in a nuclear reaction is called nuclear energy, or atomic energy.
Energy from sunlight is stored as chemical energy in wood and other organic material, using a process called photosynthesis. This energy is released as heat when wood is burned.
Geothermal energy is produced by heat beneath earth's surface.
It is wind energy that turns a windmill, which pumps water or produces electricity.
gasohol, sometimes called ,E10 is a fuel mixture of 10% anhydrous ethanol and 90% gasoline that can be used in the internal combustion engines of most modern automobiles and light-duty vehicles without need for any modification on the engine or fuel system.
Waste also referred to as rubbish, trash, refuse, garbage, or junk is unwanted or unusable materials.
Hydroelectricity is electricity generated by hydropower, i.e., the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy. Once a hydroelectric complex is constructed, the project produces no direct waste, and has a considerably lower output level of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) than fossil fuel powered energy plants.
Geothermal power (from the Greek roots geo, meaning earth, and thermos, meaning heat) is power extracted from heat stored in the earth. This geothermal energy originates from the original formation of the planet, from radioactive decay of minerals, and from solar energy absorbed at the surface.
Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, has been harnessed by humans since ancient times using a range of ever-evolving technologies. Solar radiation, along with secondary solar-powered resources such as wind and wave power, hydroelectricity and biomass, account for most of the available renewable energy on earth. Only a minuscule fraction of the available solar energy is used.
Biomass, a renewable energy source, is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms, such as wood, waste, and alcohol fuels. Biomass is commonly plant matter grown to generate electricity or produce heat. For example, forest residues (such as dead trees, branches and tree stumps), yard clippings, wood chips and garbage may be used as biomass. However, biomass also includes plant or animal matter used for production of fibers or chemicals. Biomass may also include biodegradable wastes that can be burnt as fuel. It excludes organic materials such as fossil fuels which have been transformed by geological processes into substances such as coal or petroleum.
Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale. On Earth, wind consists of the bulk movement of air. In outer space, solar wind is the movement of gases or charged particles from the sun through space, while planetary wind is the outgassing of light chemical elements from a planet's atmosphere into space.
How Green Is Driving An Electric Plug-In Car?
A Plug-In Car Uses The Electric Grid Which Is Already Under-Invested In The Usa, Given Our Current Needs. More Importantly, This Grid Is Inefficient--I Hear That The Loss During Transmission Is Fairly High. Furthermore, The Power Source To Generate The Electricity Comes From A Variety Of Sources, Some Of Which Are Decidedly Inefficient.
Is There Any Study To Take These Factors Into Account? Is An Electric-Plug In Hybrid More Green Given The Issues I Have Described Versus. Just Driving A Gasoline Car, Or Some Other Hybrid (Gasoline-Electric, Methane-Electric, Highly Efficient Gasoline Car)?
An electric car can be as "green" as you need it to be. That is a much harder or impossible trick with an petroleum powered vehicle. If you live on a farm you can try and make your own bio diesel or illegal ethanol. It is not all that easy and a vehicle running on these alternatives is not pollution free. It is possible to put solar panels on the roof of your home and drive an electric vehicle without an ounce of pollution compared to the pounds and tonnage from a gasoline car.
An electric vehicle can do this trick because it is a zero pollution vehicle. A power plant is not a vehicle, If you want to compare transportation systems it becomes even simpler as refineries use the same electricity that could power an electric vehicle.1 In fact an electric vehicle could travel further on the energy used to refine a gallon of gasoline than a petrol vehicle could go using the refined product. see "How Much Electricity is used to run gasoline cars?" at: http://www.evnut.com/gasoline_oil.htm 1 So you can do the math. With the same energy (and pollution cost) you can refine oil or run an electric car. Then you still have all the pollution produced by ICE vehicles is greater than what is needed for an electric car and any combination of ICE vehicle / hybrid efficiency is moot. There is really no contest. It is not even close. You don't need a study. You only need to examine the published numbers.2
Our electric grid can use work. At present it might only be able to handle only 70 to 86% of our current fleet of vehicles if they were electrified and charged at night.3 Vehicles charging at night would make existing base load power plants more efficient. Peak daytime loading is an issue that could be aided with a V2G (vehicle to grid) storage system.4 Most power plants are located near their usage and send high voltage power to minimize transmission losses. Transmission losses are generally calculated at less than 4 to 5%.5 Some new power projects anticipate sending power for more than 1000 miles. High voltage DC electric lines are being looked into as a way to further minimize costs: http://eeeic.eu/proc/papers/69.pdf
1 "Oil refineries are among the world’s largest users of electricity:" http://www.cleanfleetreport.com/alt-fuel...
2 see "Sorry, Critics - Electric cars really are Greener:"
5 more than you ever wanted to know about transmission of power: http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview/id/271700.html