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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 house owners to use the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, many home owners find that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a large part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power costs have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a business or property owner with ever-changing cash circulation, going solar likewise helps you much better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home worth
Multiple studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for properties 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 attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total 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 tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal residential solar panel system will remove 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 responsibility are important components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to operate properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many house owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility business are infamous for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be created, and most notably, at what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 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 Is The Best Way To Purchase Used Solar Panels By Container Load?
I Have A Friend From Bulgaria ( Europe ) Who Would Like To Buy A 20 Ft Container Of Used Solar Panls
I've got 10 used collectors on my roof. They are occasionally available from company's selling solar equipment or scrap yards.
Many collectors became available when the tax rebates from the Carter era ended and the systems required more upkeep and expense than the owners were willing to provide. Mine came from a school.
Most recently I came across a large group of used panel at this web site. Note that this was some time ago and I have no idea if they still have them or they were salvaged as scrap copper.
Other things to think about are that used collectors may be damaged. They may leak or may have been neglected and had their antifreeze become very acidic which can corrode the units (just things to think about).
How Does Solar Energy Work?
How Does The Solar Panels Energy Transmit To A House... Ect
solar pannels have solar cell which are semiconductors, when light fall on it acts as a tranducer converting light to electricity.
a groups of such cell connected together is called solar pannel.
this is similar to a battery.
How To Increase Current To Charge Battery Faster? 80 Watt Solar Panel?
I Have 80 Watt Solar Panel, Solar Control And Two Batteries. A Marine Deep Cycle Battery And Car Battery. Am Test How Long Does It Take To Charge The Batteries Completely. Im On Day Two And Still Nothing. Is There A Way I Can Charge The Batteries Fast? Do I Need To Increase The Current? The Solar Panels Are Connected In Series.
12-volt panels actually put out 14 to 17 volts which is necessary to charge a 12-volt battery. If you are using 12-volt panels and 12-volt batteries, the panels should NOT be in series unless the batteries are also in series and the charge controller is rated at 24 volts. Two non-similar batteries in series may not work well together.
Power (watts) = amps X volts, so an 80 watt 12-volt panel puts out 80/12=6.67 amps which should charge a battery overnight.
Why Is Efficiency Less Important For A Wind Turbine?
Hey Z, I would have to agree with Chris, less important than what? Wind turbines have a maximum theoretical efficiency of 59.6%. This was discovered by Albert Betz, it's called the Betz Limit. Most modern turbines operate at about 35% efficient, so about 1/3 of the energy of the moving column of air flowing through the turbines swept area is converted to usable torque, or electricity. Let's compare it to other modern technologies: Gasoline car engines, 25%. Incandescent light bulbs, 4%. Compact Flourescent lights (CF), 23%. Diesel engines, 34%. Solar panels, 12%. The thing is, with a turbine, if you want to build one that produces a maximum rated power of 1000 watts, like ours, you just work out the engineering so it produces that power in a good wind. With a car, or light bulb, we have to add more energy to overcome the losses. The only thing that is wasted in a turbine is airspace.
We don't really have any way to increase turbines past about 45% right now, there are a few experimental ones that get up there, but they don't work well in high winds or turbulent winds, so most manufacturers use three bladed models, which are a little less efficient, and then just make the blades longer to make up for the loss in efficiency. In the end it makes what power is expected of it. Solar panels are similar in this way. We could make a solar panel that is twice as efficient as the ones we have now, and they could make the same power in half the roof space, but they would cost more per unit power, there are some out there now in the low 20's. In the end you would have an array that makes the same power, but costs twice as much, so nobody buys those panels, they use the existing technology, same as we do here. It doesn't really matter much, our array runs our entire home, and it uses less than 1/5 th of the available roof space on our garage, a more expensive, more efficient array would cost more and use less roof space, which would accomplish nothing more than reducing our cash position. Efficiency is important if you're feeding a device something in exchange for getting something else in return, like a car, or an investment. But the wind and the sun are free, and there is plenty of square footage, and airspace to produce all of our grid power from it if we wanted, so no, it isn't very crucial. Take care Z, Rudydoo
Why Should We Use Solar Energy?
Why Should We Use Solar Energy
Because solar energy is renewable. Gas and oil burn up quickly, and we have to find more stores in the earth. They will eventually run out. But the sun will still be in the sky for billions of years. Solar panels capture the sun's light and passively make electricity. There are no moving parts. Solar panels last for over 40 years and supply a home with all the electricity it needs.
Plus, current state and federal incentives make solar energy very affordable. After the initial investment, you could be powering your home for free with sunlight!