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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 ac system, cleaning clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners discover that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a large portion of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the typical American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electricity prices have increased by approximately 3 percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with changing capital, going solar likewise assists you much better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency 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 terrific method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are very important elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to run responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer getting choices, developing goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be created, and most notably, at what price, for at least the next Twenty 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
What Do We Use Energy For(Non And Renewable)?
Can You Tell Me What We Use Energy For? For Example We Use It For Electricty And Gas What Else. Also How Is Non Renewable And Renewable Energy Bad For Enevironment. And Last What Are Some Alternatives We Can Use? Thank You!
Everything. Energy doesn't mean what you think it does. Energy is the ability of a physical system to do work on another physical system.
So, literally, everything. Electricity is used to make circuits, and since electricity must travel in certain paths, from positive to negative (I think. it could be the other way. Sorry, I switch things around in my head all the time.) you can make it do things on the way. (this is a DRASTIC oversimplificaiton.)
Non-renewable energy is energy that comes from things like oil or nuclear power, which has been converted ultimately into heat and is thus useless. Renewable energy is stuff like wind or solar or timber, that can be (at least in theory ) propagated forever.
Can Someone Please, Please Explain How Solar Energy Is Transmitted,?
Like Sum It Up Please And Make It Easy To Understand. I Have A Test On Monday But I Was Away For The Lesson, Please No Websites Just A Summary:) Thank You And Sorry For The Trouble
Ps Please Make It Easy To Understand As I Am Only In Grade 7:)
Photons [what light is made of] are emitted from the Sun's nuclear fusion [Hydrogen being burned [fused] into helium. The photons from the sun transfer their energy by exciting atoms in an object the light comes in contact with.
How Does It Work?
What Is It Used For?
What Are Positives About Solar Energy?
What Are Negatives About Solar Energy?
how does it work?
It works by converting light energy into usable electrical energy. There is no other by-product.
what is it used for?
Powering our home, businesses, some cars, and countless science projects.
what are positives about solar energy?
endless* supply (*let's put it this way, if there was no more sun, we wouldn't be around to care)
what are negatives about solar energy?
None, really, but the only legitimate two I can think of are:
Can only be harvested half of the day (morning till twilight)
Relatively expensive for the solar panels, but hopefully cost will come down soon.
To Run 1 Ton Air Conditioner With 5000 Watts Inverter?
How Many Batteries Needed If I Want It To Run At Least 6 To 8 Hrs
I Am Welling To Buy 5000 Watt Inverter. It Is 12 Volt Input And 220 Volt Output With 5000 Watts Continues Power Supply.
One ton air conditioner = 3.516 KW output = 12,000 BTU/hr in british units
The inverter you specified indicated 90% efficiency.
Air conditioners in this range use approximately 1000watts = 1000 Volt Amperes (Use actual current drawn by your unit in calculation)
For example, this is a 0.97 Ton unit that draws 1056 watts:
At 12 Volts that means the constant current draw would be
(1000VA/12Volts) / 0.9 efficiency = 92.6A
To run for 8 hours you would need a MINIMUM of
92.6A x 8 hours = 740.8 Ampere hours of capacity.
This is of course not accounting for heat losses in the cabling, drop off in capacity of the batteries, etc.
This would mean at least 8 of the 33kg batteries shown at the bottom of this page (each is 100AH) wired in parallel:
Make sure to check the discharge rate for the battery rating. In this case the 100AH rate is for 20 hours. Since we are exceeding this discharge rate, we will not get the full 100AH per battery. AGM(Absorbed Glas Mat) batteries will be better in this regard.
Unless you are using Deep Cycle batteries most battery manufacturers recommend not discharging a Lead Acid cell below 50%. If so, you should allow for this by doubling the number of batteries.
It is also important to distinguish cooling capacity from power usage. The AC unit acts as a pump to move energy from the inside of the room to the outside. It can move 12,000 BTU/HR (or 3516 watts continuous) of energy from the inside of the building to the outside but only draws about 1000 watts (depending on the SEER of the unit).
The above poster did not understand this distinction.
See definition of COP here:
Regarding solar panels... see the source link below for a description of a solar powered solution:
What Happens To Solar Energy?
What do you mean what happen to it? If you mean why we don't have more things using solar energy then it's because we haven't invented anything that is worth the cost. The solar panels doesn't absorb enough to let you run everything with them. And you need to produce a lot to be able to absorb a little. So it's not worth it.
Some of it gets absorbed by the trees and algea to make their food while most becomes heat and a little bit of little.