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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, cleaning clothes, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, many residents find that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower and even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense savings, the average American property 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 advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity prices have actually increased by an average of 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your property value
Numerous research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with 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 development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are necessary elements of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer getting choices, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous property owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can determine just how much electrical power will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, 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
I Am Considering Putting Solar Panels On My Roof So I Can Go To Solar Energy. What Do You Think?
I Was Wondering About The Pros And Cons. Also I Live In A Climate Where You Get Hail And Tornadoes. Could The Hail Break The Panels? Are They Secure Enough To Handle The Wind? Also What Happens When It'S Cloudy Out For A Week Or So? Can They Store Up Enough Energy?
1. Pros and cons - solar is a good choice. Make sure you realize though that if you go through a solar franchise / company you'll pay waaay more than you need to. Source the parts yourself and get a local installer / electrician..
#2. Hail won't be a problem.
#3. Wind won't be a problem. They'll only come off if your roof was going to come off anyway.
#4 & #5 - Battery storage technology has advanced a lot, you won't have a problem unless you live in the polar winter.
What Is The Solar Panel Efficiency (As A Decimal) If Its Rated Power Of 421W And Capacity 300M2?
What Is The Solar Panel Efficiency (As A Decimal) If Its Rated Power Of The Solar Panel 421W? And The Capacity Which Need To Be Covered Is 300M2
Here Is Formula But Still
As A First Estimate, Know That The Incident Maximum Power Of Solar Radiation Is 1.4Kw/M^2 (Look It Up With A Search Engine.)
Then You Can Estimate The Area Of Your Panel In M^2, Multiply It By 1.4, Then Write
Max Efficiency = 421W / (1400W * Area Of Your Panel)
Efficiency = (Actual Production In Watts) / (1400W * Area Of Your Panel)
Solar energy received at the Earth's distance is 1,400 watts per square meter.
So, for 300 square meters you theoretically could receive 300 * 1400 watts or 420,000 watts.
According to the problem, the one square meter panel produces 421 watts.
So, efficiency = 421 / 1,400 = 30.07%
How Can We Make Progress Towards Getting Off Oil When We Have Americans Who Are This Ignorant?
A Town Council In North Carolina Rejected Plans To Rezone Land For A Solar Farm After Residents Voiced Fears It Would Cause Cancer, Stop Plants From Growing And Suck Up All The Energy From The Sun.
I am proud of my State. My education system taught me the truth about the universe, that lightbulbs are really darksuckers, and Solar Panels have the power to potential absorb the entire Sun. Solar Panels are the purest form of Darkness, that is why birds fall out of the sky when they fly over Solar Farms.
For years it was believed that light wes emitted from an electric bulb; recent information has proven otherwise - dark is sucked into the bulb - therefore, the bulb is a dark sucker.
There are many types and sizes of dark suckers. The largest manufacturers of dark suckers are General Electric and Sylvania. Some modern dark suckers utilize solid power to operate properly. Solid power units can be purchased from Eveready, Exide, and Duracell.
The dark sucker theory proves the existance of dark suckers as well as proving that dark is heaver than light. Some examples are as follows:
Electric bulbs: There is less dark near the electric bulb than at a distance of 100 feet when it is operating; therefore, it is sucking dark and can be classified as a dark sucker. The larger the dark sucker, the greater the distance it can suck dark. The larger the dark sucker the greater its capacity of dark. The dark sucking capabilities are evident when the dark sucker has reached its capacity and will no longer suck dark. At that point you may notice the dark area on the inside portion of the dark sucker. The larger the dark sucker, the larger the area of dark found within. This type of dark sucker can be made directional by placing a shield around a portion of the unit or behind it. This will prevent dark from entering the dark sucker from that side thereby extending the range of the dark sucker on the unprotected/unshielded side.
Candles - primitive dark suckers: There is more dark 30 feet from a lit candle then there is at a distance of 3 feet. Proof of it's dark sucking capabilities is relatively simple. Examine a new unused candle, notice that the center core is not dark. Ignite the center core. Allow the center core to burn for about 5 minutes. Notice the lack of dark around the candle. Extinguish the candle flame. Notice that the center core of the candle is now dark. The center core is a dark sucker protected by a soft insulator to extend it's life expectancy and maintain rigidity to verify that this primitive dark sucker is operating properly. Ignite the center core and allow it to burn for a minimum of 2 minutes. Pass a clean pencil over the top of the flame, left to right, approximately 3 inches above the center core. Notice that there is no dark on the pencil. Pass the pencil over the center core now about 1/2 inch. Notice that the pencil now has a dark area. The pencil blocked the path of the dark being sucked to the core of the dark sucker. This type dark sucker is very primitive and does not suck dark any great distance nor does it have a large capacity.
Dark sucker solid power units may be purchased locally at a variety of outlets. Size does not determine the life expectancy of the dark sucker solid power unit. These solid power units work with many modern dark suckers, and absorb dark from the dark sucker. The absorbed dark is converted to solid power within the unit.
An example of the conversion of dark into solid power in the automobile of today. Notice an auto in use during dark hours. Two (possibly four) large dark suckers are located on the front. On the rear there are two (or 3) smaller dark suckers with red filters. You may also notice several dark suckers with yellow filters. These filters are required to remove a percentage of red and yellow from total dark so as to energize the solid power unit. The solid power unit permits the auto to be utilized during hours of no dark by the dark it has absorbed. The number of dark suckers varies with the age of the automobile. Newer automobile solid power units require a greater percentage of red filtered dark. Older units generally require more non-filtered dark. The solid power unit of the automobile has a dark interior. This can be proved by cutting the solid power unit in half.
Dark is heavier than light. Dark always settles to the bottom of a lake and/or river. Submerge just below the surface of a lake and you will notice an absence of dark. Lower yourself to 15 feet below the surface and you will notice a degree of darkness even on a sunny, bright day. Lower yourself to 50 feet (or more) below the surface and you are in total dark. Ergo, the dark has settled to the bottom; therefore, dark is heavier than light. Modern technology has allowed us to utilize the dark that has settled to the bottom of large rivers through the creation of turbines which push the dark downriver to the ocean, which has a larger holding capacity for dark and is a common safe storage location. As the dark is passed through the turbine, a percentage of solid power is removed and transmitted to various short term storage plants for many usages.
Prior to turbines, it was much more difficult to move the dark from rivers to storage areas such as deep lakes or the ocean. The Indians would paddle their canoes very little and not very deeply if they were going in the direction of flow of dark so as not to slow it down. However, if they were traveling opposite the natural flow of dark, they would dig their paddles very deep and rapidly to assist the flow of dark to its ocean storage place.
Dark is faster than light. If you would open a drawer very slowly, you will notice that the light goes into the drawer. (You can see this happen.) You cannot see the dark leave the drawer. Continue to open the drawer and light will continue to enter the drawer; however, you will not see any dark leave the drawer. Therefore, dark is faster than light. Go into a closet, close the door, and turn off the dark sucker. Have a friend open the door about 1 inch. Your friend will not see any dark leave the closet, nor will you. Have your friend open the door until half the closet is dark and half is light. Since 2 objects cannot occupy the same space at the same time, and you do not feel any change in pressure, by compressing the dark, it is logical to assume that dark is faster than light.
One last proof.
What is a by-product of movement of dark? Heat. What is a by- product of dark suckers? Heat, again.
Therefore a dark sucker generates heat during its operation, sucking dark from the surrounding area.
How Is A Dicot Leaf Designed Efficiently To Absorb Energy From The Sun?
Leaves are designed to have a many chloroplasts as possible, chloroplasts help the plant to absorb sunlight and convert it into oxygen. If a leaf was thick it wouldn't have as much surface area exposed to sunlight. Think of them kind of like solar panels.
How Much Is A Set Of Solar Panels That Can Run A Small House?
How Much Would A Set Of Solar Panels Be That Can Run A Small House, Lights, Tv.......Also Is There Some Kind Of Converter System You Need To Get It To Run Stuff? If So How Much Would That Be?
Hi Tim. Normadd is correct that "running a small house," is really more vague than you think. If I asked you, "How much gas does a minivan use?" You might respond with how many miles I drive, freeway or city, and other qualifiers. Some small houses use very little power, like ours, some use an inordinate amount. It really comes down to people and their habits. But let me answer your question this way:
We have a small home now, around 1200 square feet. It is pretty efficient, using compact flourescent lighting, and some LED lights, modern appliances, some solar gain, a solar water preheater and a wood stove for some heat. Our electric bill 15 years ago was around $40 to $45 USD per month. Today we have a 1.4 kilowatt solar array and a 900 watt wind turbine. Now our electric bills come in at just a couple dollars a month, so we are probably producing 90% or so of our power requirements with the solar panels and wind turbine. The panels today might cost you around $4000, the turbine and tower another $2000, and the rest of the equipment another $2500. Maybe more if you have all the work done for you instead of doing some yourself. Will we get our money back over time, probably, but it will take 20 years, or maybe longer. But if you invested that same money in the stock market over 20 years, you might get it back twice, or not at all, depending on what the market does.
There are two other considerations though. First, when we make a pot of coffee or watch the TV, we don't need power from our coal plant 26 miles down the road, so our usage does not affect the environment. Second, because we make most of our own, and the power company is our backup, our home has not been without power the last 11 years for even a minute. Something like that is hard to put a price tag on. On average the power in our county goes out 2 times per year, sometimes for less than 30 minutes, sometimes for 2 days. Normally when these events occur, we are not aware of them until afterward.
If you are considering solar or wind power to save money, I'd say don't waste your time, you're better off investing in long term bonds. The only real way to get ahead financially is if you have property that does not have existing power lines in the area. In those cases, the power company generally charges tens of thousands of dollars to run a, "line extension," out to your property, all for the privelege of paying an electric bill the rest of your life. In those cases, spending just part of the line extension cost on solar equipment pays for itself instantly ,and then again and again over the life of the equipment. I'll list some other sources below if you want to learn more. Good luck in your research Tim, and take care, Rudydoo