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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 property owner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, enjoying TV, 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 advantages of solar power are significant, numerous homeowners discover that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce and even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate 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 decrease your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense savings, the typical American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity costs have increased by approximately 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase 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 rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added 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 nation. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed energy expenses).
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 Much Does It Cost To Install Solar Panels At Home?
My Family Is Really &Quot;Green&Quot; When It Comes To Our Lifestyle. I Just Need To Know How Much It Would Cost For Solar Panels To Provide Our Electricity. How Many Would One House Need? Do They Charge By The Panel?
It is not that simple. You need panels, batteries to store the energy, an inverter. Your usage can be figured out by a professional who will ask you questions about your lifestyle to figure out your average usage, determining your panel/battery needs. You cannot run any high usage items such as electric dryers or electric stoves, or electric furnace (depending on where you live). There are a lot of variables. You will be looking at around $20-30000 per average 4 person household.
Where To Buy Solar Panels?
I'M Hypothetically Speaking But How Would I Go About Converting My House Into One That Runs On Solar Panels?
Does Anybody Have Any Links To Information On Photovoltaic Panels Or Links To Companies That Actually Sell Them, Not Just Talk About Them And Give U A &Quot;Quote&Quot;? Thanks
First you have to figure out how much electricity is needed to run your house. Check your electric bills for the last year, figure out an average KWH/ day and the maximum KWH/day used in the year.
Your normal solar system can only generate usable electricity for less than 8 hours a day in the summer and 5 hours a day in the winter. Varies some as you move farther north and how many cloudy days you have. Example Tucson AZ is considered an ideal climate for solar power and has 7.42 sun hours per day maximum and 6.01 sun hours per day minimum (winter) with an average of 6.57 sun hours per day This means an average of 6.5 hours per day of usable solar electricity. Do a search on " Insolation chart " to find your area.
Anyway a half decent price for a 1.9 KW system which produces approximately 12KWH per day is around $13,000 un-installed. Add the cost of the installation and the fact that 12 KWH per day is not enough to reduce your bill to zero and a typical whole house system will cost around $80,000 without installation and without battery backups for nighttime electricity.
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What Is The Best Solar Panel To Buy?
I am assuming you are talking about photovoltaic panels, not solar thermal?
If you do plan on buying one, and not building one yourself, then there are only a few things you need to consider to compare panels. Most solar panels are very very similar. They almost all offer the same guarantee (25 years material & workmanship, declining power guarantee). There are only one or two or three things that differentiate one from the other.
First, look at the cost per watt of rated power. Now, you are never going to get the rated power out of your panel - just like you won't get your rated MPG on your car - but it will let you know which panels give you most bang for the buck.
Second, if you are hoping to get a rebate or incentive on your panels, make sure that they are on the qualified list of panels that are eligible for a rebate.
Third, check out the "power tolerance" and look for one that is as low as possible. 10% is high. 5% is okay. 2% is great. This tells you how much more or less than the rating your panel can provide. If you buy a 100 watt panel with a 10% tolerance, then your panel is considered acceptable by the manufacturer if it puts out anything over 90 watts.
Finally, the best panel to buy may be the one you can get your hands on. Right now, there is a tremendous panel shortage. My suppliers are telling me that if I want a large quantity of matched panels I will need to wait until at least this fall. They just can't make them fast enough right now.
What Can I Do For The Environment With A Flat 25M Square Roof?
I Can Get Up There By Ladder, But Don'T Like Doing So Too Much. Any Suggestions?
Garden although that would need you to go up a lot.
Solar panels, they may be expensive but.. they are worth it
Collect rain water, this would be good for the garden, you could make a watering system.
What Is A Good Website To Purchase Solar Panels And The Equipment To Connect It To A Home.?
Solar Panel Systems Are Something I Would Like To Install And Would Like To Know Where To Buy Quality Systems Online Or Anywhere Near Kansas.
Go to SOLAR PANELS on the Internet. You will find all sorts of suppliers. If you plan to get a rebate from any government agency, probably they will have a list of approved equipments.
Forget batteries if you will be on the grid, unless you really must have power during utility outages. Buy as big a system as you can afford. At least have as many panels as the inverter can utilize