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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 a/c unit, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, numerous home owners find that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically decrease or even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary 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 minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power expense cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity rates have actually increased by approximately 3 percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property worth
Several research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for properties 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 component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are necessary elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to operate responsibly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer acquiring choices, developing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, 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 Use A Home-Made Solar Panel?
Are you referring to an Electrical Generating Panel, or a Passive water heating panel?
Edit: Can you explain how you made a 'home made' solar panel without understanding how it would be used?
How Does The Solar Power System Run With Electrical Energy?
I Need To Write A Report. Please Help!! :)
There are several different types of solar panels to capture solar energy for homes. There are also a number of ways to concentrate solar energy for use in power stations.
Solar panels can be photovoltaic and produce electricity. By combining the panels in a series you are electrically concentrating the energy.
A different type of Solar panels can also capture the suns thermal (heat) energy which is used for heat, hot water, and air conditioning. Often these systems contain air or hot water that is heated and stored (concentrated) in a tank or other storage facility.
For concentrating solar power (thermal) that is then used to produce electricity some of the systems are called:
Solar power tower (using heliostats focused on a central tower)
Solar parabolic trough collector
Solar fresnel lens (using flat mirrors and similar to parabolic trough)
Solar parabolic dish collector (with a stirling engine)
Solar chimney (also sometimes called a solar tower)
Where Can I Buy A Dc/Ac Solar Cell Inverter With An Input Of 45 V To 110 V Output?
you need a battery and a charge controller. the better charge controllers have switching type DC-DC converters to get the max energy out of the array and into the battery.
Then use a standard inverter to generate the 110-120 VAC.
Answer These Questions About Light?
What Is This Type Of Radiation? (Is It Electromagnetic?)
How Can It Be Used?
Use Diagrams To Help Explain Uses (Links To Websights?)
How Can This Type Of Radiation Be Used For Communication?
What Are Limitations Of It?
Is There Any Danger In Using It?
Light is a form of ElectroMagnetic (EM) radiation. It is composed of visible light for colors, InfraRed light for heating, and Ultraviolet light (high energy). UV is needed for photosynthesis of plants.
It can be used to see things, heat things (solar water, IR cooking lamps, and UV curing lights).
Light is used fiber optics with LASER emission types of light:
The limitation is that it cannot go thru objects (typically) and solar energy requires a large area to collect it.
Light is used for many things and most recently for solar energy to reduce our carbon emissions in global climate changes. It is a free, clean, and green renewable energy source;
High internsity light like LASERs can blind or burn, UV light has been known to cause skin cancer if exposed for long periods of time, UV light degrades materials and causes colors to fade, IR light will give you sunburn.
Fossil Fuels Vs Renewable Energy?
What Are The Actual Arguments For Both?
Fossil fuels have a lot of infrastructure in place.
They are extremely cheap to extract and use - most costs are not paid by the manufacturer/distributors but show up in public health and municipal cleanup budgets.
Fossil fuels provide better range in mobile applications than other known forms of storage.
Prices for renewables, especially solar photovoltaic, are dropping rapidly and are already competitive in many areas.
Price and performance of battery storage is also improving rapidly.
It is far easier to deliver useful amounts of energy to areas with no pre-existing grid with local/household level renewables than with centralized powerplants. The distributed/localized applications also bypass the huge costs and delays imposed by corrupt governments on new fossil fuel plants, dams, and distribution grids.
Integrating distributed sources requires a smarter grid, but that becomes a much more efficient and reliable distribution system with far more reliable power from local sources.
A tiny example - I live approximately one mile from the nearest available grid power. My solar system cost under $3000 for enough power to run my homestead. That's less than 1/10 the cost of getting grid power to the place from the grid and my power is more reliable than the local grid. Nearest neighbors on the grid have had power outages lasting over 2 days from 3 storms this year, nearest town had one week without power from a storm that didn't affect me more than the nuisance of walking through a foot of snow and remembering to brush the snow off the solar panels in the morning.