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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 system, washing clothing, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, many homeowners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your utility costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power costs savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, residential electrical energy prices have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a service or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your residential or commercial property worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home worths and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become 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 accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect 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 significantly decrease that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are important elements of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of customer getting decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving 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 money down.
Many homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are well-known for their varying and undependable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at what rate, 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
Photons And Electrons?
Electric Energy Can Turn Into Light Energy, The Resistance In The Copper Wire, The Atoms Vibrating To Heat Up The Filament, Therefore Giving Of Light Energy (Light Bulb). So I'Ve Been Told The Difference Between Electricity And Light Is Electricity Is Made Up Of Electrons And Light Photons (I Know My Language May Not Be Correctly Describing) But If Electricity Can Turning Into Light Energy, Can Light Energy Turn Into Electricity - If So From A Physics Perspective (Without Getting Too Complicated) How Can This Happen?
"can light energy turn into electricity", yes that is a solar cell or photocell.
The solar cell works in three steps:
1. Photons in sunlight hit the solar panel and are absorbed by semiconducting materials, such as silicon.
2. Electrons (negatively charged) are knocked loose from their atoms, causing an electric potential difference. Current starts flowing through the material to cancel the potential and this electricity is captured. Due to the special composition of solar cells, the electrons are only allowed to move in a single direction.
3. An array of solar cells converts solar energy into a usable amount of direct current (DC) electricity.
I Need Help On This Antarctica Project!?
I Need Facts On: Humans, Animals And Krill. The Assignment Question Is 'Should Antarctica Be Exploited For Its Resources Or Conserved For Future Generations?' I Need Facts And Figures Too. Need The Looooooong Answer Asap. Detail Too! Thanks:) Byebye:)
Many people believe that Antarctica is a place of unlimited resource wealth. But the harsh climate, short work season, and thick ice make the recovery of these resources very difficult. The economic value of a resource is determined by the current market value of the resource, the cost of moving
the resource to where it is needed, and the cost of moving equipment and workers to recover the resource. The technology to remove and transport mineral resources has not yet been developed but as supplies worldwide are depleted, it will become more cost effective.
There are two opposing views about the feasibility of resource recovery in Antarctica. One side is that by the time it is feasible to use an Antarctica resource, alternative sources will exist. Instead of using petroleum for energy there will be development of fusion reactors, solar, or geothermal energy. The other view is that increasing economic pressure will force mineral and petroleum exploration into more and more remote regions as resources are gradually depleted in other lands.
Debating--Antarctica Should Be Opened Up For Resource Exploitation:
This debate is whether Antartica's resources should be exploited (as is currently with fishing and tourism) or should not even these be exploited. The Proposition model is to disregard the Antartic Treaty (and its claims) and instead establish Antartica as a common heritage of mankind (as is the position of the African Union) and to allow companies to exploit the resources through call for bids (that will take into consideration environmemental factors) to the United Nations and with the majority of the earnings being distributed to all of the United Nations members equally, also with equal opportunities to acquire the resources depending on their population and/or exceptional needs (such as a country with drought given priority over potable water). Proposition needs to prove that allowing the exploitation of Antartica will lead to greater benefits to humankind and it is fair to exploit it.
Before anything we would first like to point out that this debate is not limited to the two positions of: exploiting Antarctica’s resources vs. banning every form of human activity on Antarctica. Going over the fact that the Proposition has provided virtually no definitions for the key words such as “resource” and “exploitation”, the spirit and wording—should be opened up—of the debate calls for arguments regarding expanding current exploitation. Therefore the Opposition’s stance in today’s debate is that while we will allow activities such as research and tourism, we will ban all exploitation of physical resources, such as fish, oil, coal etc. on the Antarctic continent.
The problem with Proposition is that they are misunderstanding the problem at hand and therefore are providing a misguided solution. They are also being extremely naïve in believing that UN will take care of everything. While handing over the burden by saying that UN will do this is quite tempting, we must realize that UN is not as omnipotent as it seems at first glance. Finally the Proposition is understating the implications of a very serious aspect in our lives: ecological protection.
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If &Quot;Clean Energy&Quot; Is So Viable, Why Isn'T There A Single Solar Farm?
... That Was Built And Operates Without Government Subsidies?
There are plenty of small farms all across the country that were built without subsidies and that harvest their electricity from solar energy.
Clean energy is totally viable. Check out a Real Goods catalog lately?
Capturing Wind Energy Versus Solar Energy -- Economics Questions -- See Questions Below?
1) Suppose That You Want To Erect A 3 Kilowatt [Peak Energy Output In A Strong Wind] Wind Turbine.
Assume That The Site Is Located In An Area Rated In Top 20% For Annualized Wind Energy Potential [In An Inhabited Location In The 48 States Of The U.S].
1A) Approximately How Much Will It Cost For An Off-The-Shelf, Name-Brand Wind Turbine And Suitable Tower?
[I Am Only Looking For A Range Here, I Know That The Exact Cost Will Depend On Vendors, Location, Other Variables, Etc.]
1B) How Much Additional $ For The Installation And Hookup? Assume That The Unit Will Be Hooked Up To The Grid And Unused Electrical Power Will Be Sold To A Local Utility Company.
[Again, I'M Only Looking For A Range Here, I Know Exact Cost Will Depend On Many Variables.]
1C) If You Amortize The Cost Over The Lifetime Of The Unit, And Include Related Costs Such As Maintenance And Insurance, And Also Factor In About Half Of The Power Being Sold To The Grid, What Will Be The Average Cost Per Kilowatt Of The Electrical Power Used On-Site?
[Again, I'M Only Looking For A Range Here, I Know Exact Cost Will Depend On Many Variables.]
2) Similar Questions, Only This Time For A Bank Of Photovoltaic Panels -- Sufficent To Produce About 3 Kilowatts Maximum In Full Sunlight. Assume That The Site Is To Be Located In An Area Rated In Top 20% For Annualized Solar Energy Potential [Any Inhabitable Location In The 48 States Of The U.S].
2A) Cost For Solar Photovoltaic Panels, For A 3 Kw Max Capacity? [Range]
[Assume They Will Be Installed On A Pre-Existing Rooftop.]
2B) Cost For Installation Hardware, Installation, And Hookup? [Range]
2C) Amortized Net Cost Per Kilowatt? [Range]
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Need Help With Science Project?
Ok I Am Doing A Wind Power Vs Solar Energy Science Project Any Ideas On How To Do This Would Be Great
You could start by looking into how much power you get from each one and how much each one would cost to be effective as a power source then compare the two on those factors.