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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, washing clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, many residents discover that the benefit, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or even eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity costs savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power costs have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're an organisation or homeowner with rising and falling money flow, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Multiple research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being 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 element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the U.S. 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 U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A common property 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 obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of consumer buying decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing service results.
#9 Start Saving 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.
Numerous house owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- 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 Financial investment
The utility business are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at what cost, 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
Solar Panels Are They Worth Purchasing And If So Who Sells And Installs The Panels.?
Where Do I Go To Buy Solar Panels In Illinois?
Solar panels are totally worth buying if you can afford them. Some states offer good incentives some dont. Theres also a 30% federal tax credit available. You can check out this website. It gives quotes and certified installers for each area. http://www.findsolar.com You can also check out this company. They rent solar panels for the same price your paying your current company and that rate is locked in for up to 25 years. There's no system to purchase, no installation cost, no maintenance fees and no permit hassles. Check them out and see what you think. http://www.jointhesolution.com/energyfromthesun
Should People In Prisons Pay The Country Back By Manufacturing & Building Solar Panels To Be Given Citizens?
I Just Read A Question That Sparked This Thought. I'Ve Had It Before But It Seems To Make Sense. Give Prisoners A Way To Make A Little Money So They Are Better Off When They Get Out & Create Energy For The Country At The Same Time? Say Making Deep Cycle Batteries, Rectifiers & Solar Panels?
A Constructive Outlet & Hope Will Help Prisoners. They Will Still Be Punished By Loss Of Freedom, But Maybe The Loss Of All Future & Butt Rape Spreading Aids Is Something We Could Eliminate From Their Punishment?
This Would Obviously Only Work If The Public Grabbed Politicians By The Necks & Went To Tossing Them In With The Prisoners If They Tried To Exploit This, Especially By Finding Reasons To Toss People In Jail & Using The Work To Profit Themselves.
Progressives Have Turned Prisons Into A Place Where People Go To Be Changed Into Huge Burdens On Society So They Can Help Crush The System. I Think We Can Do Better. Make Prison Like The Military. You Follow Orders Or You'Re ******, If You Really **** Up You Get Shot And Cremated And No One Has To Bother With Your Dead Ender *** Ever Again.
A Kinder & Gentler Nation With A Low Tolerance For Corruption & A Lot Less Bullshit. That'S What We Need.
I like the idea of prisoners doing things like picking up trash on the roadside or cleaning up rivers. Perhaps picking fruit (the jobs that undocumented workers do because they don't pay enough for Americans to make a living wage) etc. But Manufacturing jobs should go to people that haven't committed crimes.
In short I'm for using prison labor as long as it's not used to compete with workplace jobs
What Is The Most Cost-Effective Place To Buy Large Solar Electric Panels?
We Don'T Have Enough Money Right Now To Buy Capacity For The Whole House, Which Would Probably Require About 12 Kilowatts. However, I Would Like To Start Buying Panels Toward Building Up Toward That.
But I Want To Buy The Most Solar Panel For The Least Price. I Think That Piecing A Lot Of Very Small Panels Together Will Be A Very Expensive Way To Do It.
Does Anyone Know The Least Expensive Way To Buy Large Solar Electric Panels?
Great answers here. Just to summarize, in order of priority:
1) Reduce usage first. For every $1 you spend on conservation, that's about $4 less you need to spend on your solar system. It costs less to use less electricity than to make your own.
2) Research solar hot water. Solar hot water is ~ 85% efficient, as opposed to ~20% for solar electric. You get a better bang for your buck installing solar thermal than solar electric.
3) Install solar electric. Prices for solar panels have dropped dramatically this year as the demand in Europe has dropped and people are having trouble getting home equity loans in the US. You can get better pricing if you buy by the pallet (depending on the panel, 20 - 30 panels). You are right that you don't need to generate all that you use, and if you do steps 1 and 2, you'll be using less anyways.
Which Is A Better Way To Use Solar Energy, Mass-Production Or Individual Home Usage?
I Know We Need To Put A Ton Of Effort Towards Research In Renewable Energy, Specifically Solar. But When It Actually Becomes A Viable Alternative To Oil, And We Can ~Store~ Solar Energy Efficiently, Would It Be Best Put To Use Atop Individual Homes And Buildings, Or As A Source Of Electricity For Whole Cities?
The biggest problem you have with large solar installations is finding a large area near a major population center. In many cases the town councils love the IDEA of solar energy BUT just don't want the solar energy farm IN THEIR TOWN!
In terms of efficiency, a large solar installation is far more efficient than solar panels on everybody's roof.
However in this case the Political decision ends up trumping the Engineering decision.
Where Is The Best Place In Canada To Put Solar Panels?
Where In Canada Would Be The Best Place To Put Solar Panels So That They Could Absorb The Most Light?
On every single roof in the Country.