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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many home owners discover that the convenience, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or nonprofit, electricity costs can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past ten years, residential electrical power costs have gone up by approximately three percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a service or property owner with rising and falling cash flow, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Numerous research studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell faster 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 informed about solar, demand for properties geared up with solar 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 independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to reduce 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 property photovoltaic panel system will remove three to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are very important parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to run responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer getting choices, creating goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners 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" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
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 energy business are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be created, and most notably, at what cost, for a minimum of 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
How Can Solar Fuel Save Energy On Cars?
Fuel? Whats with you and these awkward questions?
Uh, once you get an electric car. Get solar panels the panels give you energy for your house and can charge your car. You can't save energy you just use it. Also i heard that the government will buy and give you money if you use solar panels
Im Triyng To Installa System With Solar Energy. How Do I Choose The Inverter And Controller ?
Im Triyng To Instal A Projec With Solar Panels, I Need Them To Give Me 26 Kw Per Day. But I Never Tough It Willbe So Difficult To Find An Inverter And Controller..There Are So Many On Themarket.. Idont Knwo Wich One Is Better For My Needs :(
you need to buy one that can handle what your panels can produce at max output plus a little.
say you want 26kw but your panels can produce 35kw on a good sunny day. If you buy a 30kw inverter, there is a good chance you will fry it.
My advice is read up on your panels and find out what the max they can produce is and then start looking. Even though you will have some loss in the transfer and conversion from ac to dc, it is still better to buy more than you need. That way you can upgrade at a future date if you decide you want more and dont run the risk of having power trip failures or even worse destroying your entire system.
There is alot of information available on this topic on the internet if you search for how to choose and inverter. Some will give you a formula, say 110% of desired output, others will say this is not needed. Read about how to choose one to fit your demand then go looking for one that has the price and features you need.
How About Ending All Energy Subsidies And Tax Breaks - Wind, Solar, Hydro, Oil, Bio, Ethanol, Etc?
Just To Shut Up The Lefties' Incessant Whining - Especially Since Their Fantasy Energy Provides No Actual Power, Just $$$$ Into Their Political Donors' Pockets.
However, I Don'T Think The Result Would Be To Their Liking, Considering Their Coveted &Quot;Alternative&Quot; Energies Wouldn'T Survive A Day Without The Direct Cash Infusions From The Government...
i would fully support it
stop the fantasy of wind power solar energy
and use the resources we have now
and yes you can end any tax break for the oil companies
but think they should do the same for companies like GE
and all the rest that receive the same tax breaks as the oil companies..
Can You Attach 24 Volt Solar Panels To A 12 Volt Battery System With A Xantrex C40 Charge Controller?
I Have Some 24 Volt Solar Panels At About 44Volts And 5 Amps Max Each, And I Was Wondering If I Could Attach My Two 12Volt Batteries In Parallel To Have A Bigger Capacity Instead Of 24 Volts Through Series Through The Xantrex C40 Charge Controller And Have It Set To A 12Volt System, It Says It Can Handle Up To 125 Volts. But If I Was To Do That And The Xantrex Even Could Reduce The Voltage Down To 14Volts Or Whatever For Charging, Would The Amps Even Increase At All? Also, Does Anyone Know If This Would Be Safe Or Potentially Damaging To The Charge Controller? Thanks
Reading the manual I see the charge controller will dump the extra voltage, so you can put the batteries in parallel if you really want to, but it is not a good idea.
The capacity of the batteries is not higher if they are in parallel. Also, when the controller dumps the extra energy you are wasting it.
The total energy of the batteries is the same in series as it is in parallel. Power is volts times amps, so 12V at 10 amps is 120 watts, and 24v at 5 amps is also 120 watts. The only problem is you need to match the battery voltage to whatever device you are powering. If you have 12 volt lights or other 12 volt devices, you need to supply them with 12 volt power. But if you have 24 volt light they will use half the amps at twice the volts to give you the same amount of light for the same amount of time.
Also, I think with some creative placement of diodes you could connect the batteries in series to the charge controller and also in parallel to the load without shorting anything out.
How Do Scientists Use Fossill Fuels In The Study Of Light?
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Our major sources of energy, of course, are coal, oil and natural gas. These materials are all derived from ancient plants and animals, and the energy stored within them is chemical energy that originally came from sunlight through photosynthesis. Thus, most of the energy we use today was originally solar energy!
Photosynthesis, fiber, and materials. Wood, of course, is not only burned, but is an important material for building and many other purposes. Paper, for example, is nearly pure photosynthetically produced cellulose, as is cotton and many other natural fibers. Even wool production depends on photosynthetically-derived energy. In fact, all plant and animal products including many medicines and drugs require energy to produce, and that energy comes ultimately from sunlight via photosynthesis. Many of our other materials needs are filled by plastics and synthetic fibers which are produced from petroleum, and are thus also photosynthetic in origin. Even much of our metal refining depends ultimately on coal or other photosynthetic products. Indeed, it is difficult to name an economically important material or substance whose existence and usefulness is not in some way tied to photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis and the environment. Currently, there is a lot of discussion concerning the possible effects of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" on the environment. As mentioned above, photosynthesis converts carbon dioxide from the air to carbohydrates and other kinds of "fixed" carbon and releases oxygen to the atmosphere. When we burn firewood, ethanol, or coal, oil and other fossil fuels, oxygen is consumed, and carbon dioxide is released back to the atmosphere. Thus, carbon dioxide which was removed from the atmosphere over millions of years is being replaced very quickly through our consumption of these fuels. The increase in carbon dioxide and related gases is bound to affect our atmosphere. Will this change be large or small, and will it be harmful or beneficial? These questions are being actively studied by many scientists today. The answers will depend strongly on the effect of photosynthesis carried out by land and sea organisms. As photosynthesis consumes carbon dioxide and releases oxygen, it helps counteract the effect of combustion of fossil fuels. The burning of fossil fuels releases not only carbon dioxide, but also hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and other trace materials that pollute the atmosphere and contribute to long-term health and environmental problems. These problems are a consequence of the fact that nature has chosen to implement photosynthesis through conversion of carbon dioxide to energy-rich materials such as carbohydrates. Can the principles of photosynthetic solar energy harvesting be used in some way to produce non-polluting fuels or energy sources? The answer, as we shall see, is yes.
Why study photosynthesis?
Because our quality of life, and indeed our very existence, depends on photosynthesis, it is essential that we understand it. Through understanding, we can avoid adversely affecting the process and precipitating environmental or ecological disasters. Through understanding, we can also learn to control photosynthesis, and thus enhance production of food, fiber and energy. Understanding the natural process, which has been developed by plants over several billion years, will also allow us to use the basic chemistry and physics of photosynthesis for other purposes, such as solar energy conversion, the design of electronic circuits, and the development of medicines and drugs. Some examples follow.
Photosynthesis and agriculture. Although photosynthesis has interested mankind for eons, rapid progress in understanding the process has come in the last few years. One of the things we have learned is that overall, photosynthesis is relatively inefficient. For example, based on the amount of carbon fixed by a field of corn during a typical growing season, only about 1 - 2% of the solar energy falling on the field is recovered as new photosynthetic products. The efficiency of uncultivated plant life is only about 0.2%. In sugar cane, which is one of the most efficient plants, about 8% of the light absorbed by the plant is preserved as chemical energy. Many plants, especially those that originate in the temperate zones such as most of the United States, undergo a process called photorespiration. This is a kind of "short circuit" of photosynthesis that wastes much of the plants' photosynthetic energy. The phenomenon of photorespiration including its function, if any, is only one of many riddles facing the photosynthesis researcher.
If we can fully understand processes like photorespiration, we will have the ability to alter them. Thus, more efficient plants can be designed. Although new varieties of plants have been developed for centuries through selective breeding, the techniques of modern molecular biology have speed