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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothing, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower or perhaps eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, business, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a large portion of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility expenses and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity bill cost savings, the typical American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past ten years, residential electrical energy rates have actually gone up by an average of three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or property owner with ever-changing cash flow, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home worth
Multiple studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall 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 have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical property solar panel system will remove three to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar company for electrical energy-- 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 Investment
The utility business are infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can compute just how much electrical power will be generated, and most notably, at exactly what price, for a minimum of 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
Cars With Solar Panels?
I Was Reading The Popular Science Magazine And I Saw That They Might Make A Sun Powered Sailboat
Is It Absolutely Not Possible To Make A Car With A Solar Panel? I Dont See Any Harm In Making It..
How would a car with Solar Panels work in a city like London, Seattle, or Dublin, where it is cloudy and rainy more often than not? Unless there is a way to store up the solar power, I don't see it working very well.
Is Solar Energy Is Responsible For Global Warming?
Nowadays Modern World Is Thrusting Towards Renewable Energy Sources. It Is Said Renewable Energy Like Solar, Wind, Tilde Energy Are Good For Human And They Don’T Unbalance The Natural Balance. So, Modern Countries Are Going To Set Up More And More Renewable Energy Power Plants. I Have A Question About Solar Power Plants Using Pv (Photovoltaics) Cells. They Traps Energy Radiated By Electromagnetic Wave Of Sun. It Means They Store Energy From Sun. Then They Complete Leaves Energy To Our Environment. Whatever We Do With The Energy Got From Pv Cells At Last It Becomes Thermal Energy And Warms Our Environment. Suppose An Open Field Of 400 M2. The Energy Comes To This Area From Sun Most Of Them Reflected, Thus This Field Is Not Responsible For Global Warming. But If We Fill The Total Area With Pv Cells Then Most Of The Energy Will Not Be Reflected. They Will Be Trapped In Pv Cells And Will Produce Electricity And At Last Thermal Energy Will Be Produced.
Is It Responsible For Global Warming?
Yes, as it is solar energy that heats the earth.
However, using solar energy to produce electricity does not increase global warming. Contrary to your statement, most of the solar energy striking a field is not reflected. The soil and other things are heated. They give this back partly by reflection, but mostly by radiation and convection.
In a PV system, part of the sun's energy is reflected, part heats the PV panels and part is used to generate electricity.
When the electricity is used, this energy returns as heat.
Just as in the sun's energy strikes the field and is returned to the atmosphere, it does the same with PV system. The PV system does not create any energy.
Going Green??? Maybe...?
Okay We Have This Project On Going Green And My Group And I Have Decided To Use Skylights In Our School To Conserve Energy That Is Used Every Day So We Want To Put The Skylights In Our Lunch Room Our Library And Our Gym... Is This A Good Idea And We Were Gonna Use Like Bike Generators To Collect Enough Energy That Way If We Need It For Some Reason Like After School Activities Then We Can Use That?
What I Need From You:
1) Where Can I Buy Skylights
2) Is There An Architect Near Me I Live In Warsaw, Indiana
3) Is This Even Possible
4) How Expensive Do You Think It Will Be (Educated Guess)
5) If This Idea Sucks To You Feel Free To Tell Me But You Have To Give Me A Better Idea In Return
6) I Need Help!
7) By The Way Dont Tell Me Like Solar Panels And Energy Efficient (Blank) Because I Need An Idea No Ones Ever Heard About!
8) Oh And I Need To Know How To Put A Powerpoint On Youtube.Com
9) And What To Put In My Powerpoint
10) Is Your Ten Points For Giving Me The Best Answer!
This is a great idea!
1. http://www.veluxusa.com/ You can buy skylights from many different businesses online. Skylights are a great "green" source of light and also provide some heat during the summer and winter from the sun's rays. If you are looking for solar panels as another part, use this site. http://solarhome.org/
2. There are many architects near Warsaw, Indiana. Also, if you talk to an architect and mention that your plan is for school, they may offer a discount.A local architect for you is :Scearce Rudisel Architects. Their address and phone number is:
120 S Buffalo St, Warsaw, IN (574) 269-1596
3. Of course your plan is possible! You should have more than one plan just in case though!
4. The price is hard to estimate since every architect charges differently. However, it is safe to say that this will not be a cheap project.
5. Great idea!
8. Here is a link to help you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZmOVt_BIAE
9. Put how your project will work, what it will look like, the savings your school will make, how this will help Earth, etc. Also include some information on how our typical energy sources harm the earth.
Can Someone Help Me Create A Fake Potion Inspired By Macbeth For Literature Class?
It'S An Extra Credit Assignment- I'M Not Into Voodoo Crap Or Anything, But I Don'T Know What To Write About! The Brew Is To Be 8 Lines For The First Stanza, 2 Line Refrain That Matches The Beat, And Rhyme Scheme. (A,A With Internal Rhyme In First Line);
Double, Double, Toil And Trouble;
Fire Burn And Cauldron Bubble
The Rhyme Scheme Is A,A,B,B,C,C... Every Two Lines Rhyme.
Can Someone Make On For Me? Lol
Well At Least Give Me An Idea, I Have No Idea What To Write About!
Ah, are you adding to the witches' brew? You can write about anything. I pulled Witch 2's words, then made something modern to the side. It's just an example, I recommend you do your own with things that interest you.
The fun part of the assignment is that the brew is guided by what you put into it. Just think, you could add all the worst fashion styles into the brew and the trouble that would come forth would be terribly dressed...
Actual from witch 2 -------------------------------------Som... Modern and New
Fillet of a fenny snake,----------------------------------... Ipod, cellphone, GPS,
In the caldron boil and bake; --------------------------- motorcycle helmet and leather vest,
Eye of newt, and toe of frog, -------------------------- solar panel, and hybrid logo blue,
Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, -----------------------char from the lightning bolt of a pikachu,
Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting,---------------- 3-d glasses and film footage raw,
Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,— -------------------silent screams, and scenes from Saw, --
For a charm of powerful trouble, ----------------------Stir and melt then add double
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. ------------------ to modernize the charm of hell-bent trouble.
Solar Usb Charger?
I'M Building A Solar Usb Charger. I Have Everything Connected And Each Solar Panel Produces .5 Volts. I Have 2 Connected. They Are Connected Through A Diode To 4 Rechargeable Aa Batteries. How Long Will It Take For Them To Fully Charge The Batteries In Direct Sunlight? How Many Can I Connect To Make It Recharge The Fastest. Each Battery Produces 1.2 Volts If That Helps.
Your question can not be answered without knowing the mAh of the panels, and the batteries, as well as knowing if the panels are connected in series or parallel. First off, I do not think they will ever charge with .5v, or 1v if connected in series. Chargers for NiMh or NiCd are typically between 1.4-1.6v output during the charging cycle.
In addition to this, if the batteries are connected in series or parallel while charging, that will effect charge time and required charge voltages.
Now to answer your question, lets say you get enough panels to bring the charging voltage to 1.5v, and that your mAh output is 50, and the batteries are 900mAh each. Lets say you are charging two at a time, and they are in parallel. That would make the required voltage to charge them 1.5v, and the total capacity 1,800mAh, so at 50mAh it would take 36 hours to fully charge. Now if you were to double the panels (need to double so you can run a 1.5v series circuit in parallel with the other) you would have a 100mAh charging circuit and it would only require 18 hours to fully charge the two batteries. You can keep adding panels, but the faster you charge a battery the less cycles it can handle. This is not a noticeable difference until you start charging them rather quickly, I would say 8-12 hour charge, maybe even 6 would give you the most charge cycles for a relatively acceptable time.
So just to sum it up, right now your setup will never charge the batteries, you need to run panels in series to get 1.4-1.6v (assuming you are charging the batteries in parallel To get the number of hours required to charge you add up the mAh output of the panels, and the mAh capacity of the batteries, then divide the batteries by the panels.
This was assuming that the panels are always putting out peak power, since they will not your calculations will only be estimates at best, and without more advanced circuitry you will never be able to tell when a battery is really 100% charged.
If you wish to charge batteries in series, then you need to have 1.4-1.6v for each battery connected, and the time it takes to charge is a single batteries capacity divided by the panels output, however I would recommend charging the batteries in parallel or one at a time.