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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, watching TV, 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, numerous homeowners find that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy bills and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power bill savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy prices have gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with rising and falling money flow, going solar likewise helps you much better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Multiple research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and sell more quickly 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 homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist 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 jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that pick to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer buying decisions, producing goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Saving 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 cash down.
Many property owners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
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 well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can calculate how much electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at what cost, 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
Questions About Renewable Energy?
If Someone Was Wanting To Build A House That Utilized Renewable Energy, Why Is It Important That The House Faces The North? What Kinds Of Renewable Energy Would Need The House To Be Facing North And Why? Thanks
Facing the house South or North depends upon which hemisphere you live in. In the Northern Hemisphere the Sun appears to move South in the winter, so you would want your solar panels and windows facing South to take full advantage of the sunlight. Ideally the North wall should have no windows at all (except for perhaps an artist's room) and it is even better if the entire wall is built underground.
I Need To Connect A Solar Panel To A 400Watt Inverter. What Size, Watt, Amp Solar Panel Do I Need?
I Need To Connect A Solar Panel To A 400Watt Inverter. What Size, Watt, Amp Solar Panel Do I Need?
I'm Trying To Run My Inverter Off Of A Solar Panel, But So Far My 12V, 150Ma Doesn't Work. I'm Guessing That It Has To Be A Certain Ampere And/Or Wattage. Please Help!!
A panel labeled as 12V, 150mA has a practical output of 1 watt, so probably far less than needed to even start up your inverter. I'm guessing that the inverter is the type that normally plugs into a car? Those are not especially efficient, because they know the car's battery can supply ample current, and they want to be low-cost.
What you could do is charge a car battery over a period of weeks with your panel, then connect the inverter to the car battery.
Another experiment, if you can get an ammeter, is to measure how much the inverter is drawing from the car battery when you have your desired device plugged into it. That will tell you what current you need from your solar panel.
My wild guess is that you would want at least 80 to 100 watts of panel, unless you wanted to power something that's several hundred watts, in which case, you would buy a panel (say) 40% bigger than your load. This is because the cheap inverter will waste a lot of energy as heat.
Is It True Thet Solar Panels. . ?
Dont/Cant Work Alone?
When You Buya Asolar Panel You Must Get Batteries, Voltage Regulators And Many Else Stuff?
Cant They Just Work Directly? Or Can I Use Normal Batteres Like Car Batteries?
The One Who Really Knows 10 Pts.
Solar panels provide DC current, and can work great on things that use DC current, just the same as a car battery.
however to run things that run off from AC current you need a power inverter, you can get one in many stores in the camping supplies, mine cost $40, and when I was living off from the grid, I would run my TV, and VCR off my car battery for 3 to 4 hours, or an electric light bulb for several hours.
Buy contacting your local electric company, you can hook directly into the grid with a 2 way meter and store your energy on the grid, so that when you are producing more power that you are using, the meter runs backwards, and you get credit for that power and can use it when you need it.
This is just some of the power inverters available.
How Does Solar Pannel Electricity Work?
I Mean, How Does It Work During The Night When The Sun Isn'T Out? Is There A Battery Generator Being Charged Of A Day That Goes Into Battery Power Of A Night, Or Something?
During the day when the sun is up, you generate electricity which is stored in your grid for when you need it, during the night you do not generate any electricity because the sun is not up, however you still have the electricity generated from that day. Also during the night you tend not to use a lot of electricity.
You might also be wondering what happened what you use up all you generated electricity, well your electricity company still provides you with electricity as a back up which you only use when you need it, this is why your electricity bill is extremely low when you have solar panels on your roof. Another upside to having solar panels is that for every watt of electricity you product, the government pays you roughly 45p per watt.
Hope this helped!
So I'M Wanting To Eventually Get Solar Panels.?
I'Ve Heard Environmentalists Like Ed Begley Jr Use The Phrase &Quot;Peak Shaving Hours&Quot; When Talking About Solar Energy.What Does That Phrase Mean, Please?Thank You To All Who Respond.
From a power company's perspective, it costs more to supply electricity during hours when electricity use is high. The times of day when power use is the highest are called "peak" hours.
Historically power companies would sometimes charge large power users a higher rate during peak hours to encourage them to shift their electricity use to other times of the days.
With the development of smart power meters and smart grid technology, it's now possible to offer the same incentive to individual home owners.
>so i'm wanting to eventually get solar panels.?
If you live in an area where the electric rate varies depending on the time of day, then "peak shaving" improves your payback/return of investment on grid tied solar panels.
Particularly in areas with high air conditioner usage, the peak hours generally correspond to the times when solar panels generate the maximum power.
Look at it like this: Suppose your power company charges you $0.15/kWH during off peak hours and $0.30/kWH during peak hours.
Because the solar panels generate the most power when the cost of electricity is the highest, it is easier to justify the cost of installing the panels because you are avoiding buying electricity at the highest rate.
If your power company just bills you at a flat rate at all times, then it becomes more difficult to justify the cost of installing the panels and associated equipment..