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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothing, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, numerous property owners find that the convenience, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically decrease or perhaps remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can make up a big part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, property electrical energy costs have increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing money flow, going solar likewise assists you much better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your house worth
Several research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry 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 growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many house owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine how much electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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
What Solar Panels Are Most Efficient?
I Need To Find An Efficient Solar Panel That Is Cheap And Can Power Quite A Lot. This May Sound Like A Big Number But I Need To Produce 26108.55 A Week!! Please Can Somebody Direct Me To A Site Or Tell Me About A Good Solar Panel That I Could Use. It Would Also Be Useful If It Only Covers A Small Area.
The most efficient poly or mono crystaline solar panels are the highest efficiency available in the consumer marketplace.
Of those the Sanyo (Panasonic) panels are the highest efficiency at 21.6% for the area.
There is not much difference in the area for a highly efficient silicon based solar panel to that of an average one of about 15% for the cost difference.
The basic price for solar panels today is $1 per watt and is going down every day.
The average homeowner consumes 12 MegaWatts per year with 1 MegaWatt per month or about 33,000 KiloWatts per day. A typical solar panel installation is about (14) 250W solar panels for 3.5 KiloWatts and will be priced at about $3,500 for just the solar panels.
For your 26108.55 Watts is only 26 KiloWatts and that can be produced in one day as mentioned above. You can reduce the number of 250W panels, choose smaller wattage panels, and/or the number of panels to size your system.
Here's a good link for solar panels:
Why Should Solar Panels In The Northen Hemisphere Face South?
I Googled It, But All I Could Find Was That They Should Face South, Not Why They Should.
Because the sun is always south of where you are. In the southern hemisphere they would have to face north.
Where To Get Or Find Information On Solar Panels?
I'M Looking To See How Much It Would Be To Install Solar Panels On A Home. Or More Information On Where I Would Be Able To Locate A Place Of Purchase, Or In General More Information...
A Solar panel usually cost between $10,000-20,000 and more. If you're not wanting to spend that much, I suggest you try the DIY solar panel guides. These are step-by-step guides in building solar panels. They are very cheap and overall, you can get solar panels for less than $200. The guide will help you choose where to buy and what to buy so you won't spend thousands of dollars. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you can do it.
If you're interested, just click on the link below.
I also added some links where you can read reviews about these guides.
I Want To Buy Solar Panels?
I Want To Know Where Is A Good Place To Buy Them. I Have Been Reading About Solar Panels, And I Need Around 9K Watts Per Day. So, My Question, Do I Have To Buy It New Because I Have Searched And I Can'T Find Nothing Cheaper Than 9000 For The Panels. Does Anybody Knows If There Is Any Place Where I Can Buy It Cheaper?. Thank You.
(might not be exactly what you want to hear...I think you might want to wait.....lemme explain...)
"Earth bound solar panels still remain significantly less profitable to operate than competing fossil fuel alternatives, which are at present hovering around $2/watt, and the cost per watt of setting up a space based solar energy station seems even less profitable."
Part of your problem is that the panels made now...respond best to a wavelength ... (frequency/invisible color) ... that the AIR blocks a good portion of as the sunlight passes thru it....Where you live will affect your solar panel's output....
This effect is called Insolation..."Insolation is a measure of solar radiation power incident on a surface."
(when you look at that site... it mentions that 1370 watt/Sq meter is the suns power output measured here at the Earth. but when you get ground level you are only left with about 250watt/Sq meter. Oh and that's spread-out over the whole electromagnetic spectrum.. visible & electromagnetic.. so...some of the wattage isn't even usefull to the solar panel....sigh.)
As a result, satellites get GREAT response from solar panels.
"Using advanced solar panels in outer space, it may one day be economically feasible (or even necessary) to beam the sun's seemingly infinite power supply back to Earth for general consumption. "
(Microwaves are largely un-affected by the AIR so if we put solar powered Microwave generators up and have them beam the power down as microwave energy to reciever stations on the Earth)
There's hope tho.....
Pioneers at SA Solar have announced a major advance in solar panel technology - an acheivement that has resulted from over ten grueling years of research.
The South African Solar team, headed by Professor Vivian Alberts of the University of Johannesburg, has developed an extremely thin metal alloy that is especially photo-responsive. This alloy can be used to construct solar panels only 5 microns thick!
This amazing new alloy stands in stark contrast to traditional silicon photovoltaic cells, which are typically nearly a hundred times as thick as the new photo-responsive alloy.
Here's data on a solar home built by Chris Marnay, a post-doctoral fellow in the Energy and Environment Division. Marnay works for E&E's Appliance Standards Group. He creates computer models that project the impact of proposed DOE energy-efficiency standards for appliances on natural gas and electric utility companies.
Marnay's solar-based system cost about $11,500 to build and install. It would have been cheaper to build a diesel or propane-fueled generator installation, but that would have entailed environmental and other problems, including noise.
Oh BTW if you install a Large enough solar panel array..you can get your electrical supplier to install a special meter that will allow you to SELL your surplus electricity to them! In that way you can defray the operating/install costs..But, the initial outlay of funds still falls on you.
I suggest you give it a little time if you can......The new versions of panels will make your..strike that....OUR..... dream more cost effective...
All this data I looked up, has been part of my own investigation..... I too want the freedom of solar power!! My conclusions have been that if not installing a large enough system to sell excess power to the power companies....then the expense is not really worth it...yet...the new tech...looks like it will make the difference in price tho...so...I'm sitting back (somewhat patiently) for the next generation!!
Hope I helped....
Which Is Better For The Environment: Mini Rooftop Farm Or Solar Panels?
I'Ve Been Thinking About This And These Are My Things To Consider:
Distance Food Usually Travels Before It Reaches Your Plate
Roof Farm Has Water Which Will Cool Down The House
What If Its Cold In My House And I Want It Warm? Then My Heater Would Need To Work Harder
I'M Still Gathering Energy From The Sun With Both, Just In Different Ways
Solar Panels Make Electricity Which Is Usually Made By Burning Coal, And Coal Creates More Pollution Then Gasoline Pound For Pound
I Can Put Solar Panels On A Tilted Roof, Which Gives Me More Area Then A Flat Roof
I Don'T Want You Saying &Quot;We'Ll You Could Put Solar Panels On Your Roof And The Plants In The Garden&Quot; Or Anything Else That Doesn'T Answer The Question I'M Asking. Answer The Question, Which Is Basically: Per Square Unit Of Space Which Helps The Environment More
You can actually have both, silicon photovoltaic cells actually respond to only one frequency of light, usually infrared which isn't used by plants for photosynthesis. Solar cells could be vapor deposited on glass and covered with fused quartz, glass actually allows for higher temperature deposition so efficiency of the photovoltaics may even be higher.
Roof water is a thermal mass and would stabilize your home's temperatures, they may actually help keep your home warm during the winter. You could even tie it into a solar heating system for your home, all by having a greenhouse on the roof.