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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothing, viewing 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 ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous residents find that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably reduce or even eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary 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 minimize your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power 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 Protect against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power rates have gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar also helps you much better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several research studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped 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 a key component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are very important parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous homeowners select to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means 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 electrical power-- 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 infamous for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electricity 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
Which Age Were Domestic Animals 1St Used As Major Source Of Energy Extending The Ability Of Humans To Impact?
1) In Which Age Were Domestic Animals First Used As A Major Source Of Energy Extending The Ability Of Humans To Impact The Environment?
2) Anthropogenic Global Climate Change Is The Recent And Ongoing Shift Toward Warmer Temperatures And Other Climate Disruptions Caused By Human Alteration Of Earth’S Atmosphere.
3) In A Warming World, Seasonal Events Are Occurring Earlier In Spring And Later In Fall. Is This A Significant Problem?
A) No, Because All Species Are Responding In The Same Way. The Growing Season Is Longer, So Species Are Likely To Benefit From This Change.
B) Yes, Because Species Respond Differently. This Can Lead To Mismatches Between The Life Cycles Of Plants And Pollinators, Predators And Prey, Etc.
4) In Much Of Africa And Asia, Human Hunting Threatens Populations Of Large Mammal Species Such As Tigers, Bears, Great Apes, And Rhinoceroses. This Is Most Clearly An Example Of...
A) Introduced Species.
D) Habitat Loss.
5) Some Coastal Areas Are More Vulnerable To Storms And Beach Erosion Because Mangrove Forests Or Grass Salt Marshes Have Been Cleared And Removed By Humans. This Is Most Clearly An Example Of
A) Resource Depletion.
B) Physical Disturbance.
D) None Of The Above; It Is Not An Example Of Environmental Impact.
6) Which Best Describes How Impact Changes With Development Of Technology?
A) Impact Increases When Human And Animal Power Are Extended By Use Of Fossil Fuels, But May Later Decline As More Efficient And Sustainable Technologies Are Developed.
B) As Technology Gets More Advanced, Impact Goes Down Because Life Is Easier For People.
C) As Technology Gets More Advanced, Impact Becomes More Severe.
7) On Average, Crop Production Is Expected To Increase As A Result Of Anthropogenic Global Climate Change.
8) Which Of The Following Are Trends That May Help To Limit Human Impact On The Environment? Select All That Apply.
A) Continuing Growth In Human Population Size At Least Until 2050.
B) Spread Of Higher Living Standards And Increased Levels Of Consumption To Many More People In The Fast-Growing Economies Of Asia, Latin America, And Africa.
C) Improved Energy Efficiency And Use Of Biodegradable Materials In Consumer Products.
D) Increased Prices For Scarce Nonrenewable Resources Like Oil.
E) Shift Toward Renewable Energy Technologies Including A Mix Of Wind Power, Solar Power, Water Power, Biomass Energy, And Geothermal Energy.
9) What Was The Main Factor That Led To Rapidly Increasing Population Growth Rates In Many Nations, And Of The World As A Whole, Starting Around 1800?
A) Increased Birth Rates Because Of Better Nutrition
B) Decreased Death Rates Because Of Improved Public Health And Nutrition
C) Decreased Death Rates Because Of Reductions In War And Violence
D) Increased Immigration Because Of World Travel By Railroad And Steamship
The best way to do these is to list only those that you were unsure of, along with your best guesses and why. People will be more willing to help in that case. If you just cut and paste the assignment, someone might intentionally put 50% wrong answers, just to mess with you. Just saying.
How Does Nuclear Energy Affect The Environment?
I lived in St. Lucie county, Florida. Florida Power and Light has a nuke plant there, on Hutchinson Island on route a1a. The only thing I ever heard of that could be taken as an environment risk was...
1. The water around the outlets was a bit warmer, and in the winter there, a manatee or two would get stuck there. (They shut down the plant and rescue them asap when that happens)
2. The water coming out, was fresh water, and it was released into salty water. It does have an effect on the very local fish population, but it's unclear if they just moved, or died. (No one knows, I checked with fish and wildlife there)
Just so you know, the waste is stored on site. There is no risk of it "getting out".
Now, let's look at the good things.
The nuke plant emits nothing but steam. Coal fired power plants, emit CO2, and traces of mercury.
They can significantly reduce our dependence on foreign oil imports.
Your electricity rates won't go up and down, as the supply of fuel is fixed, unlike natural gas, and oil prices that jump at the whim of traders.
Those are a couple of good things. However, I favor solar and wind energy myself. Big opposition to these by folks stuck on making money from oil, gas, and coal!
Compare Traditional Methods Of Making Electricity Versus Renewable Energy Sources. Is One Method Better & Why?
I Believe That Renewable Energy Sources Is A Better Method, But It Is More Expensive. If You Could Also Provide Statistics/Facts I Would Appreciate It!
Wind power is actually very cheap, but the only problem is it can't provide baseload power. It only provides power when the wind is blowing. However, it can provide power at 7-10 cents per kWh, competetive with coal.
Geothermal is also looking extremely promising, and can also potentially provide affordable power. It can provide power 24/7 as well (baseload power).
Concentrated solar thermal is another great option, and can store energy to be used as baseload. It can be potentially as cheap as coal.
There are others like solar photovoltaic, tidal, etc.
There's no question that renewable energy is preferable to traditional (mainly coal) energy, because it's clean and the fuel source will never run out.
How Is Solar Energy Harnessed Or Gathered?
1. Photovoltaics - You point them up, and the photons, using quantum burrito meals, produce DC. Then it goes to an inverter, and then nobody gives a ****.
2. Concentrated photovoltaics - You get like a lens to focus more sunlight onto the same area of solar panel. A bit more effective, slightly cheaper per watt. Same thing, in the end.
3. Heat engines - A set of mirrors focuses sunlight at a container of molten salt or something, and the salt acts as a heat resovoir to power a heat engine, like a Stirling engine. This is only currently for power plants.
I Need To No What Conventional And Alternative Energy Is?
I Have This Huge Geography Test Tomorrow And I Was Away Alot Of The Time For This Class So I Didnt Get Any Of The Notes I Need So I Need To No Everything Possiable About The Following :
Anything Will Help!
I'll give you one to get you started.
Alternative energy is energy derived from sources that do not harm the environment or deplete the Earth's natural resources. Typical sources include wind and solar. Nuclear power is usually excluded from this definition.
* Renewable energy
* Sustainable energy
* Future energy development
* Alternative fuel vehicle
* Geothermal power
* Ocean energy