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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 daily life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, numerous homeowners discover that the benefit, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past ten years, domestic electrical power rates have gone up by an average of 3 percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or house owner with ever-changing cash circulation, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value
Several studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to decrease 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 property solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding companies that pick to operate responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer buying decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since 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 infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can determine what does it cost? electrical energy will be created, and most notably, at what price, for a minimum of 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
Are Electric Cars Really Better For The Environment? Comparison Needed.?
It'S Really Quite Difficult To Fully Understand Where Pollution/ Co2 Emissions Are Cut.
I Would Like Anyone With Serious Knowledge To Tell Me; A Comparison Of Oil And Electricity Would Be Ideal.
- % Of Electricity Produced Using, Coal, Oil, Nuclear, Solar, Wind, Etc
- Pollution Created From Getting These Resources
- Pollution From Shipping These (Oil V Electric Alternatives)
- Pollution From Refining Oil For Use As Petrol And Diesel
- Pollution Created From Making Electricity With Each Resource (Per Kwh Or Which Ever Way Is Best For Comparison)
- How Much Electricity Is Lost As It Moves Through Power Lines Etc ( I Heard It Was 7%, This Needs To Be Factored Into Pollution Per Kwh Or Which Ever Unit Is Being Used)
- Comparison Of How Much Pollution Is Created When 1 Unit Of Petrol And Diesel Is Burned Vs 1 Unit Of Electricity Is Created. (So In Terms Of Energy 1 Unit Would Eqaul The Same Then Convert To Litres Vs Kwh, Or Something Like That)
Total Of Each One So A True Comparison Can Be Made.
Please Include Anything Else I Have Missed Out Which Is Relevent (I Will Assume Quite A Lot!)
There's a number of complicated ways to answer this question, but it's good to keep things as simple as possible.
The most straightforward way to know that EVs are cleaner is to look at the energy used to refine gasoline.
Since it takes more energy to refine gasoline than electric cars use, gasoline must be dirtier - since the gas car burns petroleum in addition to using this refining energy.
A large portion of the refining energy comes from electricity. The rest comes from fossil fuels. There's a statement from the US Energy Information Administration on this page stating that 6 kilowatt-hours of electricity goes into every gallon of gas:
Six KWH is enough electricity to power an electric car 20 to 30 miles. Again, the gas car uses this refining energy (with its pollution), and then burns gasoline, with additional pollution, on top of that. The EV only uses the electricity.
You are correct to point out that electricity loses about 7% efficiency when it moves over power lines to charge electric cars. However, the equivalent step for gasoline - TRUCKING gasoline to thousands of service stations - is far less efficient than that.
Questions To Answerr About Sciencee. Answerr As Many As Youu Cann.!?
1.) What Are Some Solid Energy Recources From Fossil Fuels?
2.) What Are Some Gas Energy Resources From Fossil Fuels?
3.) What Does Potroleum And Natural Gas Form From?
4.) Which Fossil Fuel Has The Most And Least Amount Of Pollution ?
5.) How Do Nuclear Power Plants Work?
6.) How Does The Sun Get Its Energy?
7.) Is There Any Limitations To Geothermal Energy Productionn?
8.) What Is The Drawback To Solor Energy?
1 Coal, Peat
2 Natural Gas
3 from chemical processes involved in the breakdown of organic matter
4 Most pollution: coal
least pollution: natural gas
6 By fusing hydrogen atoms into helium
7 In most places you have to dig very deep to access it, it is only readily accessible in areas that are near volcanic activity
8 It is very expensive, solar cells are expensive to make and only produce a little energy
How To Design A Model That Will Use Wind , Water , Or Solar Power To Supply Energy?
I Have This Project In Science And I Need To Make A Model That Will Use Renewable Energy , It's Easy To Make , And It Actually Works.The Model Has To Median Not Too Big And Not Too Small.It's Also Going To Need A Really Good Explanation Because I'm Going To Have To Demonstrate It In Front Of My Class And It's A Big Part Of My Grade. Thanks For The Help!
Take a by cycle wheel without tyre. Fix six numbers plastic funnel on its outer that are used in petrol bungs. If you keep it on your house top horizontally it will rotate by wind.You can just fix a toy D.C motors usually available in any battery operated toys.Connect it suitable to rotate the shaft of that tiny motor. You can connect a L.E.D bulb.That will glow.Instead of cycle wheel you can connect it in plastic fan and show it under tap water .That will also rotate and produce energy to light up a L.E.D.
Could A Solar Powered Uv Generator Completely Reverse Agw?
A Follow-Up To My Last Question About Microwave Generators.
If We Had A Solar Powered Device Capable Of Producing Radiation Only In The Uvb Band, And It Were Directed Straight Up, Would This Cause The Stratosphere To Heat Due To The Higher Concentration Of Ozone There?
And If So, Then Since The Device Is Solar Powered And Is Essentially 'Stealing' Energy From The Sun That Would Have Otherwise Gone Into Warming The Surface, It Will Have The Effect Of Redistributing Solar Energy From The Surface To The Stratosphere.
So If Enough Of These Devices Are Built On A Large Enough Scale, Would That &Quot;Rebalance&Quot; The Energy Imbalance Caused By Global Warming (Where The Upper Atmosphere Is Cooling And Lower Atmosphere Is Warming) And Eventually Bring Both Tropospheric And Stratospheric Temperatures Back To Preindustrial Levels, Even Without Worrying About Co2?
Don'T Worry About Practicality, I Am Just Wondering If The Physics Add Up Or If There'S Some Key Piece I'M Missing.
since the oceans are absorbing 95% of the energy, i don't think so.
clearly if you could cover 1/2 the oceans with mirrors, you'd be able to reverse global warming.
but you'd create an environmental disaster in the process.
we've already reduced fish stocks to critical levels in much of the ocean.
depriving the remaining ocean of sunlight would reduce algae and all of the fish that depend on it.
so the 2 problems are,
1. scale, it really is not scalable to the size needed, and
2. location, it doesn't lend itself to being deployed where the problem is most serious.
What Would Make A Solar System Add Energy To An Electric Bill Instead Of Replace It?
We Installed A Pv Solar System For A Customer, But His Meter Is Speeding Up Instead Of Running Backwards Like All The Other Systems. What Could Cause This?
Hey Jared, frustrating problem you have there isn't it? Let's narrow the field a bit. I assume you have an array of some size connected to a grid tie inverter. There are two possibilities here. One, your system is actually pulling power in from the grid when it should be going out. Two, the meter installed on the house is a newer type, which in some cases looks like the old electric-mechanical ones we grew up with, but differs in how the logic inside works. Here is a simple test you can do. Go to the house at a time when you have good midday sun. Have the homeowner turn off all nonessential loads. This will put your system in a state where it should be producing enough power to feed the home and the grid simultaneously. Now examine the meter and see which direction and how fast it is spinning. It should be spinning in a direction that indicates power feeding out to the grid. You won't know which way is which yet, but you will in a minute. Next, have someone turn off the inverter, so that you know no power is feeding back onto the grid, and examine the meter while this is done. If the meter spins faster, but in the same direction, all is well, it means the home was using more power than the array was providing, but deactivating it increased the amount of grid power the house needed to keep running. In this case I would suspect the home has some unknown load someplace, such as an attic fan running continuously, or a well pump with a bad check valve, and so forth. If the meter slows down when you turn off the solar, than it means one of two things. First, that your solar system is actually drawing a load someplace. Without seeing the system you installed I couldn't begin to guess where the problem might be. I would suspect the inverter or AC wiring from the inverter to the house. Second, that the meter on the house is a new type that only runs in one direction, and it sees the extra power from the grid as more load power.
The third thing that could happen is the meter reverses direction when the solar is turned off. This indicates that the system is working well also, but the homeowner simply is using additional power someplace after hours.
As a side note, after doing this test by turning the inverter on and off, try also turning off the AC feed from the house to the inverter while it is running and see if the results are the same. If you get a different result, it might indicate that the solar array is in fine shape, but the AC wiring to the inverter or the inverter itself are suspect.
I'm wondering, you said, "We" installed this array, are you a solar installer for a living? If so you might put in a call to the inverter manufacturers tech support and throw this at them, if problems like this have occured before with their product, they usually know about it.
Good luck Jared, and take care, Rudydoo