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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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of home owners find that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize and even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce totally 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 great return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best ways 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 average American house owner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight 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 energy costs. In the past ten years, residential electrical energy prices have increased by approximately three percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Multiple research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical property photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that decide to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer getting decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many property owners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- 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 Investment
The utility companies are notorious for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at exactly what price, for at least 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
What Emerging Technologies Will Make The Solar Energy Safer,More Usable, More Efficient, Cleaner, Etc?
Probably the biggest difference coming down the road in solar is battery storage. Tesla promises cheap battery storage in the next several years. This could be a real game changer. I even know some who were considering a generator installation and are looking into a battery backup for the house instead. At that point even with a modest amount of solar collectors makes some sense as a method to gather energy over time for emergency use.
The long sought goal of cheaper solar panels are becoming a reality. What is needed in the market now is innnovation on the permitting and installation. For this a modular design that can be approved at the factory rather than at the home would be one method
I Need To Make A Solar Cooker For Science Class. Any Suggestions?
We Need To Boil Water Using No Electricity, Just Solar Energy. Please Help Me Out!
Take a look at these things called "sun ovens", when I was in Haiti, we got them to about 250-300 degrees fairly regularly, depending on where you live it would be possible to boil water with something of a similar design.
I Have An Idea And I Want To Know If It Can Work. Thx Engineers.?
An Airport That Runs Only On Solar Power. Every Roof Has Solar Panels To Power It During The Day And It Has A Fleet Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Uav) That Are Solar Powered And Have Energy Collectors. During The Day They Fly Around In Circles And Collect Energy All Day Long And Then At Night They Set Down And Connect To A Grid To Power The Airport. A Completely Green Airport. So Besides Costs Are There Any Reasons Why This Wouldn'T Work And Of Course They Would Use Normal Electricity As A Backup Or Even Dual Mode So That Part Of An Airport Uses Electricity(Computers/ Half The Lights) And The Other Parts Like (Escalators And The Other Lights )Would Use Solar Power.
Well, there are 3 things you need here: How much energy an average airport uses, how much surface area it has, and how much energy you get from sunlight per surface area. Then assuming you have enough space on the airport to provide for its energy needs, you can look up the average price for solar cells and how much it would cost to cover it. Then you can see how many years you expect those cells to last (20 years), and calculate the costs of that vs. buying electricity from the grid for 20 years.
The bottom line:
1) It's a nice sentiment, but yes, the main problem is that it would still be too expensive.
2) I can tell you right now that the UAV's will spend all their energy flying around and will not contribute to the charge of the airport. Remember the amount of energy you get from solar is dependent on the amount of surface area of direct sunlight you are covering. Assuming you don't have football court sized UAVs, they will be useless for solar harvesting.
If You Were The Energy Czar Of Your State, Where Would You Invest Your Money?
Why? And Can You Explain Fossil Fuel Vs. Renewable Fuels
Fossil fuels are not replenished - once oil, natural gas and coal are taken from the earth and burned, they are gone forever. Renewable energy sources are geothermal, biomass, wind and solar. They never run out.
Of the renewable energy sources, geothermal is by far the most practical at this point in time. Solar and wind are sexy, but they are still in development. Geothermal is here and viable - and it works. So that is where I would put my money. To learn more go to the site below.
Solar-To-Hydrogen Energy The Future?
I Read This Interesting Article Of Using The Suns Heat To Break Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen Molecules Instead Of Fossil Fuels And I Think Its A Great Idea. What Do U Guys Think?
Looks like an interesting idea.
I've done my best to not be engulfed on oil consumption. I take public transportation to work everyday. I recycle and the car I own is a Prius.
I"m all for green ideas :D