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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 daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing 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 substantial, numerous homeowners find that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower and even remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a property owner, company, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, residential electrical power costs have actually gone up by approximately three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or house owner with changing capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home value
Multiple research studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for homes geared up 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 a key component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend 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 an excellent method to decrease 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 residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots 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 an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- 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 utility companies are notorious for their changing and unreliable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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
Can Solar Power Panels Installed At Home Provide Enough Electricity To Power House Hold Appliances?
Can Solar Power Panels Installed At Home Provide Enough Electricity To Power House Hold Appliainces And Heat Water.
They can but it takes a lot of panels. A home averages about 1 kw power. Peak power is higher (3-6 kw) but you can handle that with load leveling storage batteries.
The total maximum solar flux is about 1 kw/square yard (or square meter). Solar panels are around 10% efficient. Because the Sun travels across the sky, the overall power is about 1/2 this maximum but then ony during the day (1/2 the time). Since you need to recharge your batteries for nighttime, etc. and battery charging is about 50% you lose abother factor of two.
So, assuming the Sun shines every day, you can power your house on 80 square yards (700 square feet of solar panels). This is still very rare because the investment in solar panels, batteries, converters, etc. far outweighs what you spend for commercial electricity.
Why In The Last 8 Yrs The?
Do You Think The Us Should Invest More In Solar Power? In The Uk All New Government Bldg Are Required To Have Solar Panels. If The Price Came Down Would You Put Them On Your House? Or Do You Think It Would Be A Good Idea For Us Car Manufacturers To Put Them On New Cars? Solar Is A Truly Renewable Power Source So Why Has The Us So Blatantly Been Seeming Like They Are Forgetting About It Except For Skin Cancer And Selling More Sunscreen?
There are a million eco-responsible things that the US could do/should do. But as a nation, until the old white men that run this country can no longer turn a huge profit on oil, or start making money on solar panels it won't happen. The US is like 5% of the worlds population and we use like 40% of the worlds resources. We are a bunch of fat greedy bastards. Although there is an uprise in going green in this country now, it is a fad. It is gaining great momentum because it is the cool thing to do, but it is still a fad and US people as a whole are only going to be as green as they feel benifits them. There are ofcourse the exceptions, but i wouldnt really count on the US to really step up anytime soon.
What Are Your Opinions On Solar Shingles? Good?Why? Bad? Why? Anyone Have Them?
Wondering About These New Solar Shingles. Are They Better Than Solar Panels? Can You Cover The Whole Roof In Them? How Much Power Would They Supply? Any Other Info Welcome.
Solar shingles are made to look more like a conventional roof. The performance is similar to solar panels, but the position of your house will dictate the efficiency. With panels, you can fine tune the angle of incident. If your house is positioned right, then they will be OK and you can save the cost of regular shingles.
One thing to be aware of is the life of the shingle and the cost to replace/repair.
How Many Solar Panels Do I Need To Run A Air Conditioner?
115 Volts 15 Amps. Just Running In Day Without Battery And Get About 5 Hours Of Sun Light Or More.
1750 watts, and you will need that amount to run AT ALL. Any less than that and the unit will trip out and not run.
Also you need an inverter to make the 115AC, and realistically you need a battery as well. Otherwise any time a tiny cloud drift over the power will drop and the AC trips out.
So you are up for maybe $5,000 in panels, plus the regulator, inverter and at least a small battery. It's not a "field" of panels, but it's a fair chunk of a roof covered.
Is It Possible For A Solar Powered Car To Exist?
I Was Looking At A Calculator That Was Solar Powered The Other Day And I Wondered Why Cant There Be A Car That Is Solar Powered. I Know That Since It Is Solar Powered The Energy Obviously Has To Come From The Sun So I Thought Why Not Only Put The Cars Where It Is Always Sunny. The Solar Panels Could Go On The Roof.
No. At least not without a major break through.
A car, even with solar panels on the roof, hood and trunk would not have enough surface area to get enough sunlight to make the car run. Solar panels are just not that efficient, and work best in direct sunlight and in most places that is only for a couple hours a day(10am to 2pm). And you would need to keep the panels clean, and cars get dirty fast. and replace them often.
And there is the battery problem. The car would need a huge battery, that was very heavy. And the heaver the car, the more energy it takes to move the car. And a car alone is heavy, as it needs to stay on the road and not fly off the ground. And a battery loses power at night, even more so in the cold, so chances are the car would not start in the morning.