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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 everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while reducing 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 property owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower or perhaps remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can comprise a large part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally 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 utility costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity bill savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have actually gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or house owner with rising and falling cash flow, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home value
Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly 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, need for residential or commercial 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 accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included 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 nation. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will remove three to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer getting choices, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
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 business are infamous for their changing and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of 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
How Much Does It Cost To Install Solar Panels At Home?
My Family Is Really &Quot;Green&Quot; When It Comes To Our Lifestyle. I Just Need To Know How Much It Would Cost For Solar Panels To Provide Our Electricity. How Many Would One House Need? Do They Charge By The Panel?
It is not that simple. You need panels, batteries to store the energy, an inverter. Your usage can be figured out by a professional who will ask you questions about your lifestyle to figure out your average usage, determining your panel/battery needs. You cannot run any high usage items such as electric dryers or electric stoves, or electric furnace (depending on where you live). There are a lot of variables. You will be looking at around $20-30000 per average 4 person household.
Where To Buy Solar Panels?
I'M Hypothetically Speaking But How Would I Go About Converting My House Into One That Runs On Solar Panels?
Does Anybody Have Any Links To Information On Photovoltaic Panels Or Links To Companies That Actually Sell Them, Not Just Talk About Them And Give U A &Quot;Quote&Quot;? Thanks
First you have to figure out how much electricity is needed to run your house. Check your electric bills for the last year, figure out an average KWH/ day and the maximum KWH/day used in the year.
Your normal solar system can only generate usable electricity for less than 8 hours a day in the summer and 5 hours a day in the winter. Varies some as you move farther north and how many cloudy days you have. Example Tucson AZ is considered an ideal climate for solar power and has 7.42 sun hours per day maximum and 6.01 sun hours per day minimum (winter) with an average of 6.57 sun hours per day This means an average of 6.5 hours per day of usable solar electricity. Do a search on " Insolation chart " to find your area.
Anyway a half decent price for a 1.9 KW system which produces approximately 12KWH per day is around $13,000 un-installed. Add the cost of the installation and the fact that 12 KWH per day is not enough to reduce your bill to zero and a typical whole house system will cost around $80,000 without installation and without battery backups for nighttime electricity.
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What Is The Best Solar Panel To Buy?
I am assuming you are talking about photovoltaic panels, not solar thermal?
If you do plan on buying one, and not building one yourself, then there are only a few things you need to consider to compare panels. Most solar panels are very very similar. They almost all offer the same guarantee (25 years material & workmanship, declining power guarantee). There are only one or two or three things that differentiate one from the other.
First, look at the cost per watt of rated power. Now, you are never going to get the rated power out of your panel - just like you won't get your rated MPG on your car - but it will let you know which panels give you most bang for the buck.
Second, if you are hoping to get a rebate or incentive on your panels, make sure that they are on the qualified list of panels that are eligible for a rebate.
Third, check out the "power tolerance" and look for one that is as low as possible. 10% is high. 5% is okay. 2% is great. This tells you how much more or less than the rating your panel can provide. If you buy a 100 watt panel with a 10% tolerance, then your panel is considered acceptable by the manufacturer if it puts out anything over 90 watts.
Finally, the best panel to buy may be the one you can get your hands on. Right now, there is a tremendous panel shortage. My suppliers are telling me that if I want a large quantity of matched panels I will need to wait until at least this fall. They just can't make them fast enough right now.
What Can I Do For The Environment With A Flat 25M Square Roof?
I Can Get Up There By Ladder, But Don'T Like Doing So Too Much. Any Suggestions?
Garden although that would need you to go up a lot.
Solar panels, they may be expensive but.. they are worth it
Collect rain water, this would be good for the garden, you could make a watering system.
What Is A Good Website To Purchase Solar Panels And The Equipment To Connect It To A Home.?
Solar Panel Systems Are Something I Would Like To Install And Would Like To Know Where To Buy Quality Systems Online Or Anywhere Near Kansas.
Go to SOLAR PANELS on the Internet. You will find all sorts of suppliers. If you plan to get a rebate from any government agency, probably they will have a list of approved equipments.
Forget batteries if you will be on the grid, unless you really must have power during utility outages. Buy as big a system as you can afford. At least have as many panels as the inverter can utilize