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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothes, watching TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of home owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize and even eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a large part of your monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity prices have actually gone up by approximately three percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with rising and falling money flow, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are important parts of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that pick to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company 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 money down.
Many homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 Financial investment
The utility companies are notorious for their changing and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be created, and most notably, at what cost, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
Why Do Train Cars Have Solar Panels?
I Was Riding Amtrack The Other Day, And We Passed A Long Train Of Hopper Cars Withe Some Kind Of Ore. In Each End Of Each Car Was A Small Solar Panel. What Would These Be Used For?
The solar panel is for charging a battery.The cars are hopper cars that can be dumped by a remote signal.
ghost train? LMAO! yeah right
Solar Panel Housing, What Should I Use...?
Hello Everyone, I Have Bought Some Solar Panels That I Would Like To Build A Weather Proof Case For, What Kind Of Materials Should I Use?
The Clips On Some Of The Panels Are About 1/2" - 1" Thick.
plywood and plexiglass
Since Solar Panels Are Becoming Popular. Where Can I Get The Training To Install, Maintain, And Repair Them?
I Am A Journeyman Electrician But No One Here Seems To Know About This.
If you're already a journeyman, I think you're 90% there. There is an expanded federal tax credit for photovoltaic panels coming on line next year, so solar installation companies may be getting a boost in business, at least in areas where the people are not hurting from the economy. And when the economy improves, it only gets better.
Photovoltaic panels rarely need maintenance or repair. If something goes wrong, it's likely to be simple and catastrophic, such as lightning hit it, or a bullet, or a falling tree.
As for installation, a number of panels are wired in series (it's all plug and play, with the new MC-3 connectors), and then the wires go into a junction box. From there, it's all stuff you already know, wire gauge appropriate for the current, insulation rating for the temperature, conduit fill factors, compliance with the NEC, etc., all the way down to the inverter and service panel. It's not that different from adding a new circuit to somebody's house.
Your best move may be to work for a solar installation company for a while. They can use your skills with the hookup, and you can learn how they architect a system based on the customer's energy use, and how they do the physical installation.
I Have A Question About Solar Panels?
So During The Day, Electricity Is On, Everything Is On And Working Fine. But At Night Where There Is No Sunlight Does All The Electricity Shut Down For The Night? So There Is No Light On For Me During The Night, Or I Can'T Watch Tv At Night? Is It Also True That With Solar Panels, Your Bills Are Less Expensive. Can Someone Please Tell Me These Things
>But at night where there is no sunlight does all the electricity shut down for the night?
Electrical production shuts down, but most solar electric systems have some way of storing power.
There are two main types of storage:
1. Grid tie. Basically this uses the power grid as a "virtual" battery. You produce extra power during sunlight hours to "sell" to the grid (other people use it) and you buy power from the grid when the sun doesn't shine.
This is usually the most economical system, but whether you save money depends on a lot of things like: cost of installation, location, government subsidies & how much you get for the electricity you sell & buy.
In other words, the details matter. Mostly location, which determines how much sunlight you get, electric rates, and subsidies.
2. Batteries. Usually a large bank of deep cycle lead acid batteries. Usually only used in "off-grid" systems and the cost of electricity is usually not competitive with grid electricity.
Were Solar Panels Made By Copying How Plants Collect Sunlight?
In Nature, Green Leaves Collect Light And Produce Energy. Is This What They Copied To Make Solar Panels? If Not How Hard Would It Be To Make Artificial Leaves That Would Power Our Homes?
Solar panels were not made to copy leaves. Leaves have molecules that become excited when they are hit by light. They store this energy in ADP molecules and ATP molecules. This works great for biological processes, but until we learn how to use Adenosine Di/Triphosphate to transport energy, we are better off sticking with our solar panels. They produce electricity, which we know how to use.