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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 resident to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, many residents discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize or perhaps remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can make up a big part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American homeowner 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 expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar likewise helps you much better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for 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 an essential part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market 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 country. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is an excellent method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that pick to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer getting choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous house owners decide to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 companies are notorious for their changing and undependable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for at least the next 20 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
Please Help!!!What Kind Of Impact Does Energy Production Have On The Environment ?
What Kind Of Impact Does Energy Production Have On The Environment ??
Energy production will result in carbon emission. Therefore as output (GDP) of an economy increase, consumption of energy increase. Therefore energy production will increase to meet the demand. As a result there will be an increase in carbon emission.
However, it all depends on how the energy is produced. If the energy is derived from wind power or solar energy. There will be almost no negative impact on the environment.
In a nutshell: If energy production is generated from renewable sources like wind and solar energy, there is usually zero negative impact on the environment. While on the other hand, if the power is generated from sources such as coal, there will be a lot of carbon emission (which will result in global warming) and potentially land or river pollution if the waste from the energy production is not dispose properly.
Hope this helps.
Why Solar Energy Is Considered As Future Energy Source?
To answer this questions lets first look at the sources of energy we currently have in place:
1) Thermal (Coal, gas, all that you can burn and blast)
2) Hydro (from Dams - water falls and energy is produced)
6) Small Hydro
7) Solar Energy
Thrmal, Hydro are limited,
Nuclear may be considered dangerous,
Wind - is good - but may affect environment/nature
Biomass and small hydro are limited
Solar is abundant, available, safe, easy to use and has potential to become cheaper!
So, that is the best possible future alternative source of energy
Not best possible current source of energy though as efficiency is very less 16% at best
What Are Some Advantages And Disadvantages Of Bio-Energy?
Please Answer With As Many As You Can With As Much Detail As Possible
Bio energy means energy involving some kind of life (so wind/solar/hydro – power are not included)
i'm sure you know that but just to be clear.
there are many different types (and i don't know them all by any stretch of the imagination)
Anaerobic digestion: it runs from any biological matter but mostly from animal/human waste (toilet waste i mean) and also from landfill drainage so it doesn't take much energy to extract like oil or nuclear. It takes allot to build a plant though and it's much less efficient in terms of making up the energy used to build it. However, it is sustainable and has many places of usage particularly near large farms.
then there is combustion of wood or other bio matter which is preferable in terms of sustainable resource but not in terms of efficiency of combustion or distribution. however wood is more effectively used as fuel locally than oil which has to be transported great distances.
with natural gas there is are many positive aspects such as the conversion of methane (a very powerful greenhouse gas) carbon dioxide and water (CO2 still a green house gas but actually much less potent). it is less efficient as, say LPG, however again when harnessed locally it makes up for some of the lack in efficiency. That is to say because the LPG must be accessed, processed and transported from one of relatively very few places in the world.
in other words with my 3 examples, and i'm certain this applies to other forms of bio energy (sorry i don't know that much about any others), it is not so much the efficiency of the fuel that is important but partly the sustainability but also the fact that biological matter is all across the planet but the alternatives are not and they take a great deal of unsustainable energy to access and transport. a new attitude towards energy and it's distribution and implementation would make (in my opinion) bio energy at least a contribution to global energy.
What Songs Should I Use For.....?
A Presentation On Solar Power Energy?
Also What Facts Should I Be Sure To Include?
Here Comes the Sun -The Beatles :) Good luck with your project :D
Why Do People Claim Electric Cars Are &Quot;Coal Powered&Quot;?
I Have Encountered Many People That Believe Electric Cars Are Really Coal Powered Cars, And That They'Re Not Much Better Than Conventional Gas Cars. Well They'Re Wrong, Because It Takes A Massive Amount Of Electricity (Mostly Coal) To Refine Gasoline, Diesel To Power The Tanker Transporting That Gasoline, And On Top Of That Pollution Coming From The Exhaust Of The Car. Electric Cars Do Not Have To Be Charged With Electricity Generated From Coal, And Have No Emission. Have You Ever Heard Of Solar, Wind, Nuclear, Geothermal, And Hydroelectric Energy? It Is Feasible To Charge Electric Cars By These Alternate Energies. I Know Of Some People Who Charge Their Electric Cars At Home By Solar Panels, The Coal Argument Is Invalid.
The claim is based on the fact that owners charge their car off the general power grid. In West Virginia, that general grid is 99% coal. In the midwest, it is >75%. Almost nowhere in the USA is it less than 50%. So since most of the electricity comes from coal, electric cars run off coal. In the states with high coal, the electric car is actually more polluting than a regular gasoline car. You could if you had an electric car, buy solar or wind energy from the grid. You will pay a 25-50% premium in cost, so nobody does it. It is one of the "lies" when selling electric cars. If users were forced to use solar/wind, you could not sell electric cars. If they were priced without government help, you also could not sell them.