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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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, numerous home owners find that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease and even remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large portion of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power bill savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power prices have actually increased by an average of three percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect against unforeseeable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your property value
Numerous studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively 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, need for residential or commercial 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 element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs 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 anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, 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 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer getting decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous homeowners choose to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 infamous for their varying and undependable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most notably, at exactly 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
Can I Buy Solar Panel Online?
I Plan To Buy Solar Panel From Online Seller , Do I Need To Pay Import Duty Or Tax.. Here In India ?
Yes, you can buy solar panel online there are many online stores available in the web.
Ans also you have to pay the import duty or tax for the shipping to India. There are many sites which provide you free shipping but then the cost of the product may be high.
Solar Panels And Electrocution?
Is There Any Chance Of Being Electrocuted By Solar Panels?
Is There A Risk For Firefighters When They Enter A Building Where There Is Solar Power And Stand In A Puddle Of Water If There Is Short Between The Solar Panels And The Water.
They Cut Normal Power Before Entering Buildings, But Do You Get Enough Juice From Residential Solar Panels To Consider This As A Risk?
solar panels are usually 12 or 24 volts for the smaller ones, and those voltages are pretty safe.
larger arrays can be connected in series or parallel, depending on the battery configuration. It's likely for a large installation to produce 48 volts or even higher, and those voltages can be dangerous.
Higher voltages are used on large installations to cut down on the cost of the wiring.
But, any solar array has an inverter somewhere, running off a battery, and that will output 120 or 240 VAC, and that is definitely dangerous.
So this raises an interesting point. Should all solar panel installations include a cutoff switch accessible to fire fighters? It looks like they should. The switch has to cutoff the voltage from the array, and also turn off the inverter.
edit: but switching off the voltage from the array is not enough, as the array is still putting out power (assuming the sun is shining). One possibility is to use a multiple pole relay located very near the array to open both + and – leads from the array. Thus there is no path for the current to get to ground. If water got everything wet, the array would short across itself but still be isolated from ground. But what if the relay fails?
Max, you seem to have the idea that it takes a lot of current to be dangerous. No, 20mA can shock you, 50mA can kill you, and there are a lot of arrays that can put out 48 volts at many amps.
"edit: you could place a normal off switch on the solar array and hook it up to the fire alarm for industrial systems, the switch should open even when power fails. And you are correct in saying that it is the current that kills, but you still have to have enough volts to get a decent current trough a human (no mater what the max current output is). The real question is then do solar panels have a fixed current output (then its dangerous) or a fixed voltage (then with max 50 volts is even wet not a problem)"
sorry, 50 volts IS a problem, lots of people have been killed from 50 volts. I admit it is not as likely as with 100 or 200 volts, but it is still possible, specially with a lot of water around. I don't remember the UL spec offhand, but I think it is somewhere around 20 volts.
solar panels have a variable voltage, dependent on the amount of light on them. You have to plan on the highest possible voltage. The current output is usually in the tens of amps or higher, more than enough to kill, so it is the voltage that will determine the current through your body.
edit3: dividing up the world into constant voltage sources and constant current sources is meaningless, as neither exists in real life. All voltage sources are a imperfect voltage source or an imperfect current source or something in between.
Where Is Silicon Found And What Is It Used For?
I Have To Do A Project For Science And I Need To Know The Answer To What I Am Asking
I think sand is silicon. It used for Solar Panels and Transistors in Electronics also I believe Glass. This about all I know. I not make any promises. Do a search for Silicon.
Below I found you 2 links. The first is Wikipedia and the second is "How Stuff Works". The second always a good place to learn some things if they have that subject.
Which Is Better To Use, Windmill Or Solar Panel? For Electricity?
Which Is Better To Use?
For My Own Island...
Solar Panel. Windmill produces less energy.
How Much Power Does A Solar Panel Generate?
Given That I Am Going To Purchase A Solar Panel To Charge My Cell Phones And Other Gadgets, I Would Like To Know What The Ammount Of Power Produced By A 6 Watt Solar Panel Is Under Regular Circumstances. (Ie Partial Sun, Full Sun, Cloudy)
That site tells you somewhat about the cost of solar panels and their MAXIMUM output.
Now some who have these panels claim output, in daily terms, 8 times as great as maximum output, which says they are counting on 8 hours of effective sunlight. In California Desert that is sound.
You will discover that Ontario Power grid is planning for 3 hours to 4 hours of maximum output . Based on that 3 to 4 hours of maximum output, it would take close to 20 years to recover your cost at the price Ontario pays for solar power. The deal locks you in so that you can not get more money as electricity prices go up, and do not lose if electricity prices go down over that 20 years.