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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 house owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of residents discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate complimentary 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 energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy rates have increased by approximately three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a business or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you much better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your home worth
Numerous studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties 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 part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our country from cost changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 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. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to operate responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer getting decisions, developing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many property owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar company for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy business are well-known for their changing and undependable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electricity will be produced, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least 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
Joule Thief Vs Solar Panel?
Ok, So I'Ve Been Having Much Success With The Joule Thief Circuit And A Led, But I Tried Hooking It Up To A Small Solar Panel That Can Put Out 2.5V On It'S Own, And Can Light Up A White Led Dimly By It Self To The Joule Thief And It Will Not Work ....My Question Is Why? I Already Trouble Shooted It, The Circuit Is Not The Problem, Is It The Amount Of Amps The Small Solar Panel Is Capable Of? Not Enough?
Solar panels convert light energy to electrical energy with an efficiency of around 15%.
A "SMALL" solar panel will only produce a small amount of power (watts)
your joule thief circuit wont help because as you draw more current from the solar panel the voltage will drop; and your joule thief circuit just reduces the efficiency of the whole system
Try adding another solar cell in series to get more voltage and more power.
Why Not Make Solar Panels Mandatory?
The Way I See It If Every New House Over 1000Sq.Ft. Puts A Solar Panel On There Roof Coal Factories Wouldn'T Have To Put Out As Much Electricity. Then Make All New Commercial Buildings Over A Certain Sq.Ft. Be Required To Put Solar Panels On. The Bigger The Building, More Solar Panels. The Government Should Make This Technology Cheaper And Easier To Buy. New Buildings And Houses Can Add It On There Mortgage. Etc. Just A Thought. Please Send Replies I Am Thinking About Calling My Representative.
The Average System Is 15-30 Thousand Dollars But That For A System To Power Your House All Day And Night. Of Course You Don'T Create Power At Night But You Electric Company Buys What You Don'T Use. I'M Asking To Put A 5Kwh Or Smaller On All New Houses Put The Cost In You Mortgage Should Only Add 1-5 Thousand Dollars.
The price is to high! the systems fail. the though is good. mandatory? we need an energy policy that promotes clean energy/wind, solar PV, solar thermal, solar hot water, solar A/C and chillers, nukes, and taxes to the real price of oil, coal, beef....
Solar Paneling - How Good Is It? Worth The Set Up Costs?
Any Information On Solar Paneling Now, How Is It Better, How Long Will A Panel Last, Can I Run An Entire Home On It If I Have The Right Amount Of Sunlight? Any Info From People With First Hand Experience Would Be Appreciated.
It depends a lot on where you live for two reasons - how much sun you get, and the financials - price of electricity and possible incentives.
I'd suggest solar hot water first - cheaper to put in, quicker payback.
We put up solar electric in 2006. It's not a big moneymaker in our location, and also, I unfortunately oversized our system. Still, it's comparable to the electric company, maybe a slight savings over time. Pretty much no maintenance, no problems.
What you can do is get a local solar installer to quote you on a system, then compare that to your possible electric bills over the life of the system. It will likely last 20-25 years - that's the standard warranty on panels.
Solar Panels Question: What Module (Approximate Kw?) Can Be Installed On A 900 Sq. Feet Flat Roof Near Toronto?
Hi, Feedback From Anyone With Knowledge On The Topic Would Be Appreciated! Thanks.
Toronto is about latitude 45 degrees. A flat roof does not sound like a good place to put solar panels at high latitude. Even if we ignore the issue of snow collecting on the panels, if you lay them flat on the roof, you'll throw away some 30 percent of the energy right off the bat. And if you arrange the panels in tilted rows, then the front row will block the one behind it in the winter. All that said, if the roof is a square, 30 feet on a side, it seems you could fit a single tilted row of panels on it without drawbacks. I'm guessing that would be 2.5 kW or so. That also assumes there are no obstructions like other buildings, wires, or drain vents.
Try contacting a local solar installer for an opinion.
12 Volt Solar Panel + Dc To Ac Inverter?
Can You Use A 12 Volt Solar Panel With A Cigarette Lighter Connector Straight To A Dc To Ac Inverter? To Charge Things Like A Laptop (Or Hold A Charge, May Not Be Powerful Enough To Charge It)
Maybe Have A Battery Between? Would That Help? Like A Motorcycle Battery? Im Going On A Trip And Need A Cheap Way To Keep Things Charged.
You need a battery to hold and equalize the charge.
You will need an 80W+ panel to have a net gain.
I recommend an AGM 8GU1 type battery for that sort of duty, and a 150W inverter.