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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 resident to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothing, 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 ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of property owners discover that the convenience, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce and even eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large portion of your regular monthly expenditures. 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 minimize your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity expense cost savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power prices have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or house owner with changing capital, going solar also helps you better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home value
Multiple studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal property solar panel system will remove 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential elements of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners select to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electricity will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
You Place Four Identical Solar Panels In 4 Places.?
The First Panel Is Located In New England, The Second Is Placed In The Sahara Desert, The Third Is On The Earth Side Of The Moon, And The Last Is On The Far Side Of The Moon. Which Panel Would Absorb The Most Sunlight Over A Year'S Time And Why ?
All The Panels Are Place In Optimal Places Where They Would Get The Most Light Available.
Well, as always, context is important. Sunlight is composed of a lot of different types and wavelengths of energy, and our atmosphere and magnetoshpere filter out a certain amount. If the question is actually which solar panel would produce the most energy (which I assume it is), we would have to look at how solar panels work.
There are three different classes of solar panel function. Photovoltaic cells convert sunlight directly into electrical energy, but most systems are pretty low on efficiency. Solar cells can be used for generating heat, through boiling water or some other liquid frequently. And solar panels can be used to produce chemical reactions, breaking down solutions into ions, for example, and the breaking of the molecular bonds releases a certain amount of energy.
So theoretically, the two sides of the moon get the same amount of solar energy, just at different times -- about 6 months of the year or so. If the solar panels were thermal energy panels, the ones on the Earth would do much better, because the moon is so much colder.
The weather is the most convincing argument for comparing the Sahara and New England. New England is likely to be more cloudy and polluted than the Sahara.
Since the Earth probably eclipses the moon a bit more often than the reverse, there may be a little more visible sunlight that gets to earthly solar panels, but the ones on the moon would get a greater proportion of the sunlight (more wavelengths, for example), so it would be close. The Earth eclipses only the near face of the moon, so that would give the far side of the moon a slight edge perhaps.
I'd guess it would be the far-side lunar one, but too many variables to be sure.
Why Did Reagan Remove Carter'S Solar Panels At The White House?
Carter Went On And On All About Energy Independence And How We Should Not Only Get Off Middle East Oil, But Off Of Oil Completely But Everyone Turned Up Their Noses Or Just Ignored Him.
Is This Because Carter Was Inept As A Prez, Or Was The Whole Usa Irresonsible Back Then???
The US had just come through a massive oil shortage in the late 70's, if you look for old pics you can see cars lined up for miles waiting to fill up. Carter was a weak president, but was thinking ahead of his time, looking to the future and what was going to happen when the world was no longer capable of supporting our energy demands. Reagan was a moron who was essentially a speaking puppet for right-wing republicans, who preached material things were required to make America strong again, and ecology and environmentalism were put on the back-burner in order to advance these goals.
(Reaganomics: 3 quarters + 1 nickel = $1.00)
How To Calculate Solar Panel Hourly Power Output?
I'M Trying To Think Of A Way To Calculate The Power Output Of A Solar Panel By Taking In Information From Hourly Weather Data From Weather.Com (E.G. Sunny Or Cloudy?, Temperature, Etc.) And Basic Characteristics Of The The Location And Panels, But I Cannot Find Or Think Of A Way To Do So. Basically, My Final Output Would Be A List Of Power Outputs From Hour 0 To 23. Hour 0 Will Have A Power Output, Hour 1 Will Have A Certain Output, Etc. Does Anyone Have Any Ideas As To How I Can Accomplish This Task.
You'd probably need energy measurement sensors both above the clouds and at ground level (simultaneously) at some point, and compare the masking effect the clouds have on solar energy reaching the ground, in comparison to whatever descriptions weather.com chooses to use. I'm not sure where you could get that data (which is certainly not to say that it doesn't exist).
Question About Portable Solar Panels.. Mine Is 12V?
I Have Had This 12V Portable Solar Panel For My Apartment For Awhile. Only Problem Is That I Have No Balcony And I Can Barely Get Enough Sun To Use It With My Cobra 450 400-800 Watt Outlet Converter. Can Someone Advise Me A Better Method To Use These? Like Do I Have To Get More 12V Solar Panels? I Have A Small Apartment And Use It On One Window. Also Is It Possible For Me To Buy A Portable Storage Tank To Store The Energy Gathered From The Sun By The Solar Panel?
How many watts is the panel, and how many watts is the device you are powering and how long is it on a day? Let's say it's a 40W stereo that's on 3 hours a day. 40Wx3hours = 120Watt hours.
Now let's figure how much power the solar panel makes. If it is a 30W panel and gets 4 sun hours a day (not hours of sun, this is how long it gets the equivalent of a standard test condition), it probably gets closer to 2.5 or 3 sun hours in the winter, depending on where you are. 30W x 4 sun hours = 120Watt hours. Perfect, except there are losses in the system, so you need to figure around 30% loss overall, which brings you to 84wh. That's too small for your load.
A 12V sealed AGM battery can be used to store the power. You'd also need to calculate the size needed for that.
There is a calculator available to do a lot of this math for you. You need to figure out your load first, then enter the wh in this calculator. It will tell you what size panel and battery you need. http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato...
Where Can I Find Chargeable Batteries For Solar Panels?
Do The Places That Install Solar Panels Also Supply The Batteries That The Solar Power Charges.
What About Inverters?
Generally, yes. Expect a qualified solar panel contractor to include batteries and inverter in the package.
The link below is only to help you find people to do it.