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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 ac system, washing clothes, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, numerous property owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Leading Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or even remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy costs savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, residential electricity costs have gone up by an average of three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Multiple research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped 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 crucial component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will get rid of three 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 obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that select to operate responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of property owners choose to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
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 infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electricity will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly 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
Why Is China Investing In Solar Energy?
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. is the world's largest producer of solar panels, with 1,800MW of annual production capacity by the end of 2010. With offices or production facilities in every major market, Suntech has delivered more than 13,000,000 solar panels to thousands of companies in more than 80 countries around the world. As the center for the company's global operations, Suntech headquarters, in Wuxi, China, features the world's largest building integrated solar facade
Dr Shi Zhengrong is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Suntech Power.
He is a graduate of the University of NSW's School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering at UNSW, Dr. Shi studied under Professor Martin Green and met Stuart Wenham, now Suntech's Chief Technology Officer.
Dr. Zhengrong Shi was honored in January 2010 as a finalist for the Zayed Future Energy Prize. In 2007, Dr. Shi was named one of Time Magazine's Heros of the Environment.He is often referred to as the world's first 'green billionaire'.
To answer your question, the low cost and affordable technology made Dr. Shi and Suntech the best choice for solar power energy, shutting down quite a few Europeans and American competitors. His determination and vision aspired few young chinese scientists to pursue "green energy" making China one of the biggest investors in Solar energy.
What Are 5 Advantages And 5 Disadvantages Of Solar Energy?
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extremely inefficient (harvests about 15% of potential energy from sun where coal captures around 50%)
The chemicals used for it are very harmful to environment maybe negate the cleanliness of it once its up
only getting full suns power about 25% of the time (clouds/ night)
in my opinion disadvantages outdo the advantages
Green Energy Project For Environmental Science Class, Solar Panels On The Chrysler Building In Ny?
I Need 3 Types Of Clean Energy For An Environmental Science Project, So Far I Have A Wind Turbine, And Hydroelectric Energy. However, I Need To Figure Out If Solar Panels Could Be Placed On The Eastern Side Of The Top Of The Building In Order To Collect Sunlight. If This Is A Reasonable Idea, What Model Of Solar Panels Should I Use? Is There Any Website You Could Recommend That Would Help Me Set This Up (Approx. Costs To Install/Maintain)?
You want to ruin the look of one of the most beautiful buildings in NYC? Shame on you. Pick somewhere else, perhaps the Guggenheim. [Yeah, I know that some artsy type will complain. But they probably support solar energy, so ignore them.]
On second though, put panels on the Great Kills landfill sight. No one lives there but seagulls. There are no trees or tall buildings to block the light. The panels could be placed on swivels that make them face the brightest source of light, the sun. I know that they work because my Sister-in-Law has them on her farm. Four panels, each four times the area of a ping pong table produce more electricity per year than they use. They sell the rest to the power company.
The biggest problem would be cleaning the panels (seagulls are messy). They could be cleaned as part of a community service program for first-time DWI offenders. If that doesn't stop them from drinking and driving, then put them under the landfill.
Why Shouldn'T Solar Energy Be Harnessed On The Sides Of Sky Scrapers?
The Public Should Take Pride In The Fact That 'Their' Building They Work In Produces A 'Sum' Of Solar Energy, So Why Don'T Skyscrapers Utilize This Energy?
I agree with you that this should be done. As lawyerslastbreath saw in Las Vegas, those casinos have the $$money and should use it for solar panels.....If they can't afford it who can?
How Long Can Solar Energy Be Stored?
Solar energy can be stored for exactly the same amount of time as energy produced from any other means. It depends on the storage device.
If it's not stored in a device like a battery, it's gone. Same as any other type of energy generation. But the thing with solar is its regular downtime from night non-production.
If you compared it to, say, a coal power station, the coal supplies power all the time, but it's still not stored as such, the turbine needs to be kept operating 24 hours a day to keep that supply going, which is usually referred to as base load. It's always there (unless the station breaks down!).
But equally important is that coal power stations HAVE to keep running at near full capacity, as it's very bad for their boilers to be cooled down and heated up. So a lot of that night time power that's generated is simply lost. Not stored. Gone. This is one reason why solar is so important. It produces energy when we need it the most - Daytime. And doesn't waste any while continuing to pump out greenhouse emissions.