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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous home owners discover that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power costs cost 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 advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past ten years, residential electrical power prices have gone up by an average of 3 percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a service or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your house worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer more rapidly 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 educated about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key component of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs 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 terrific way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are very important parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that choose to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many property owners choose to fund their photovoltaic panels with among 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 setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider 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 infamous for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic math, we can calculate just how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at what price, for at least the next Twenty 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
Who Offerers Solar Panel Renting In Oklahoma?
I Want To Rent Because Then The Company Has To Keep Maintenance And Install It Ect. But I An Tiered Of Looking Around On The Internet So If Someone Could Please Give Me Companies, Websites And For My Insanities Sake Phone Numbers Or Something That I Can Use To Reach These Companies, People, Or Whatever!!
What you are looking for is a Solar Power Purchase Agreement, or PPA. Most companies only offer these to corporations or municipalities, as it is often not cost effective for them to do them for residential. I'm not sure if there are any PPA's available for residential in Oklahoma, but at least you can refine your search. I did a quick search and didn't find anything.
You may just need to find an installer in your area to do the install, there's virtually no maintenance to deal with. You can find certified installers at http://www.nabcep.org/installer-locator.
You may also want to look at solar water heating to reduce your energy bill for heating water (can be up to 30%).
How Much Kw Is 4500 Solar Panel?
I Have 20 230 Watt Solar Panels How Much Power In Kw Will I Get For A Day
A kilowatt is a 1,000 watts, that's what kilo means but you are probably confusing the concept of a kilowatt hour with kilowatt.
A kilowatt hour often written as kwh is the power multiplied by time, it is what the utilities charge you for the energy.
During a day, you only have so many usable hours of sunshine, your local weather office can give you an idea of how much to expect throughout the year but it is far less than people think, often only 6 to 8 hours per day. 20 multiplied by 230 watts is 4,600 watts and 4,600 watts divided by 1,000 is 4.6 kw for 6 hours a day is 27.6 kwh. However, electrical devices are only supposed to be used at 80% capacity so you should only expect 22.08 kwh. Also if you are running an off grid DC battery system, your DC devices would be efficient but the batteries are only 50% efficient at charging therefore if should only count on 11.04 kwh being available, more if you use more of your power during the day when the sun is shining. If you are using a net metering system where you effectively use accounting with the utilities as your battery, inverters range from 65% to 90% efficient with most being 65% as people rarely check the efficiencies therefore you should only expect 14.35 kwh, there is no advantage in using the power while the sun is shining with such a system because your appliances would be AC devices so you would still have the inverter loss.
Obviously, a well designed system can easily outperform one that has been hobbled together without any knowledge so it would be wise for you to get the help of a professional who knows the difference between watt, kilowatt and kilowatt hours.
Is There A Way For Solar Panels To Generate Its Own Energy?
So Recently My Mom Decided To Go Solar, And Help Reduce Electric Costs. We Went With The Company Sunpower. After About A Month Of Registration And Other Things They Started Building. I Was Curious And Asked One Of The Workers If The Solar Panels Could Make Electricity On There Own. He Said No That It Has To Be On The Side Of Your Regular Electricity(Edison) Basically Getting Half Of The Energy From The Solar Panels. And That This Is Only To Help Save Money. He Did However Say Something About Using A Battery To Charge Up The Energy. An You Can Use It Later Or Something. Anyway My Question Is Just Asking If There Ever Is A Power Outage, Can The Solar Panels Make Energy On There Own, If So How Could You Do It? What Kind Of Special Equipment Do You Need?
Thanks You For Answering !
It sounds like the worker that you talked to didn't have a full grasp of all the technical details of the system he was installing. I'll attempt to fill in the gaps in the information he tried to convey to you.
The solar panels make electricity whenever there is enought light falling on them. How much depends on how much light is falling on them, not how much electricity you happen to be using at the moment. They might happen to be making half of what you are using, or a quarter, or 3 times as much. None of the power they are making is stored because there are no high maintenance and expensive batteries included in your system.
Instead, all of the solar power is fed into a "grid tied inverter". One of the things that the inverter does is convert the varying amounts of DC voltage and current generated by the panel into AC power that exactly matches the voltage, phase, and frequency of that coming from the power company. As long as the power coming from the power company is on, the inverter can match it. The meters measure how much of the power you are using comes from the power company and how much comes from the system. If there is more power coming from the system than you are using, the balance to sold to the power company by running their meter backwards (net metering).
The inverter shuts down if there is nothing to match. This is a safety feature called "anti islanding" required of all grid tied inverters. It ensures that workers fixing equipment during a power failure aren't electrocuted when a wire they thought was dead suddenly becomes energized because your system at the moment has extra power to sell.
The panels are still capable of producing electricity during a power failure as long as the sun is shining. In order for you to be able to make use of it, you would have to have access to the output connections of the panels and a suitable inverter that is not grid tied. That access is probably not available to you for safety and legal reasons. Chances are that you don't actually own the system. Since any power that you could derive through an alternate system wouldn't be metered, that could be considered theft even though it is of no value to anyone else either.
Your options during a power failure are the same as anyone else's. You could light a few candles or use flashlights and wait. You could invest in a generator and plug in selected loads or have a transfer switch installed if your generator is big enought to run everything. Generators can be expensive to run, especially if they are oversized for your actual needs. You could also buy a bank of batteries, a charger to keep them charged, and an inverter that will allow you to use that stored power. You would be making the investment that your solar provider deemed to not be cost effective.
I use a small quiet generator that can handle my needs as long as I manage my loads so that things that use large amounts of power are can never on simultaneously. At night when my power usage is extermely low, I have a small inverter that can connect to my car battery.
There's more information in the link I've posted below.
How Does Using A Wind Turbine Mitigate Global Warming?
How Does Using A Wind Turbine/ Sloar Panels Help Mitigate Global Warming?
My School Just Installed Solar Panels And A Wind Turbine Now They Want Me To Say How It Mitigates Global Warming, Help!
Yes I Need A Long And Detailed Answer. Eg It Helps By Stopping Power Stations Using So Much Coal Or Something. Many Thx.
I like the answer that adds in the concrete etc in the building of the wind turbine, coal power stations are of course made from organic tissue paper.
The same answer also suggests "there is a miniscule drag placed upon the rotation of the planet" I am sorry but there is only one reply to this idea, ha ha ha ha, If I were your physics teacher you just earned an automatic F-.
John s: I have been on this site for a while, I have ~20 years working in a science group that study both Antarctica and some climate related issues in the upper atmosphere, having said that I would say over 95% of those who contribute here have little or no idea (on both sides) what they are talking about, I would suggest a google search or the well known research groups like NASA and NOAA or the Hadley researcher group in the U.K. there are way to many conspiracy nuts and those who are just spreading nonsence here.
How Does A Solar Panel Charge Controller Work For Batteries?
I Need To Be Able To Charge A 12V 7Amp Battery With A Solar Panel. I Understand That The Charge Controller Will Keep The Battery From Over Charging/Discharging, But What I Don'T Understand Is The Amps.
The Solar Panel Is Rated At 5Watts.
The Solar Panel Comes With A 12V 3Amp Charge Controller But Will I Need To Buy A 7Amp Charge Controller And Replace It With That For My Battery Pack?
Please Explain. Thanks In Advance.
If it is a charge controller that is wired between the panel and the battery only, then a 3A rating is ample. The controller only has to handle the maximum current that the solar panel can output. The panel will have (or needs to have) an open-circuit voltage that is greater than about 14V in order to actually charge the battery, whose terminal voltage will rise above 12V as it charges. The panel's open circuit output voltage typically is about 17V. The 5W rating is at the maximum power point under the illumination of 1 standard sun and at a specified temperature. That maximum power point probably is around 14V, which means the panel will deliver the following amperage to charge the battery:
I = P/V = 5W/14V = 0.36A
Since 0.36A is well below the 3A rating of the controller, the controller will not be overloaded when charging the battery.
Some charge controllers also have terminals for connecting the load that you want to power. If that's the case, then the controller also needs to be rated to handle that load amperage or higher. If you were to connect a 6A load, then you would like to have say a 10A controller.
Hope that helps.