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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 everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, many home owners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize and even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity costs cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous ten years, residential electrical energy rates have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard against unpredictable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your house value
Multiple research studies have found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included 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 development is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are very important parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer buying decisions, producing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
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 utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly 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
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