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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 air conditioning unit, washing clothing, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, many homeowners find that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense cost savings, the typical American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous ten years, property electrical power rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a company or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your property value
Multiple studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added 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 growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are essential components of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that pick to operate responsibly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer purchasing decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- 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 companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can determine just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most notably, at exactly what rate, 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
Solar Heating To Make Hot Water?
I Am Making A Solar Heating Experiment Which Colours And Materials Would Work Best To Keep The Water As Hot As Possible?
Your question seems to ask not what colors work best but why they work best.
The more sunlight a color absorbs the better and the more is reflected the less efficient the heater is.
So black and dark colors should work best and white and light colors should do poorly.
Having reflectors to concentrate the heat energy at the point of heating is also a consideration. Captive air (or a vacuum) around the heated material also helps hold the heat once it is captured.
The diference between plastic pipe or metal pipe is not a big factor in the efficiency of a solar heater. The conductivity of the pipe is a small consideration in the over all heat transfer. Maybe that should be one of the experiements you should do as a part of your project. Determine the difference between the two materials.
How Much Would It Cost To Use Solar Energy If I Use 790 Kwh Usage In My Home From Electrical Energy?
You really should be asking a solar company but I think I can give you an approximation. 'Labor' will be the big unknown in my calculation.
790kWh in (say) 30 days is an average of 26.3 kWh. The notion of using an average implies that you're storing the energy into batteries for use at night, handling peak loads, cloudy days etc. The solar industry at my latitude of 38 degrees calculates solar energy accumulation for a single day as being the equivalent of 4.3 hours of direct sunlight. So you'd need panels producing 6.12 kW _if_ everything were 100% efficient downstream (like the batteries and inverter). So let's add a fudge factor to account for storing and retrieving energy from batteries. Multiply by 1.2 to get 7.3 kW. (I'm guessing at the fudge factor here).
Panels sold on Ebay seem to go for $3 / watt so you've got $22000 (7300 x $3) in panels. 20 kWh of deep cycle lead acid batteries cost me about $2500 (for an electric truck). And you need an "inverter", labor to mount the panels etc. I've almost certainly oversimplified here and there.
The good news, in Calif at least, is that a local solar company wrote to say that total rebates and tax breaks amount to 45% of the system cost. Beware, however, that their system cost doesn't overlook labor etc.
Consider doing an energy 'audit' of your home where you identify the essential electrical appliances (eg. refrigerator). You could scale the solar panels to handle these essentials. If the main grid goes down, you've at least got your house 'covered' in some minimal sense.
I'm doing an energy audit of my house right now and have found some supposedly 'off' gadgets are quite power hungry. I bought a killawatt power meter off Ebay for $14 to make the measurements.
Globals Warming Theorists Says When Its Warm Or Hot Its Caused By Global Warming?
Sounds To Me Like You People Are Talking Out Of Both Sides Of Your Mouths. Some Recent Data Showed That Some Of The Global Warming Gurus Actually Skewed The Reports And What Has Happened To Them?
I'll answer this correctly without a real long answer:
"Global Warming" is a physics certainty. The only problem is Al Gore used it to scare people in accordance with his political agenda, which is what brought this subject to the majority of the public. It isn't a tenth as bad as the hippies make it out to be. Are we warming the globe? Yes, that's unarguable. However, we're not going to be melting the major ice caps by 2050 as the liberal scientists suggest. The "intensity" of global warming, meaning 'we were in dire straits', was simply used to scare the people into voting one way and investing in companies providing alternative energy. These politicians and scientists has investments in these companies as well, so it came down to money at the end of the day. And I don't deny alternative energy is a must, but it's simply too inefficient at this point (output versus cost to produce).
As far as the major climate changes (i.e. the Mayan calendar ending Dec. 21, 2012 suggests a major climate shift, based on the three previous major climate shifts they correctly predicted), the Earth has always gone through extreme weather patterns. Ice ages, deadly droughts, etc.
Some might look at the recent events in California and the Northwest and Australia and Brazil and have probably heard countless people blame global warming. This couldn't be farther from the truth. The Earth is simply currently experiencing a La Nina and it's also due to the North Atlantic Oscillation.
Okay, turned out to be a long answer, I just have a lot of facts about a lot of topics. Thank you to those who read it all. But in conclusion, yes, we need to tame how much CO2 we're putting into the atmosphere. It won't affect us in our lifetime, but with many huge countries just entering their industrial revolution of sorts, it will increase by a factor of at least 5.
What Energy Transformations Take Place In Playing A Trumpet?
Are There Any Energy Transformations That Take Place When Someone Is Playing A Trumpet?
Thanks For Your Help.
Solar energy stored in foods is converted into electrical energy in the body that energizes muscles. The diaphram muscle allows air to be expelled, and the energy of moving air is converted into sound energy vibrating air molecules. Sound energy is converted to mechanical energy by the eardrum, and that mechanical energy is converted to electrical signals interpreted by the brain as trumpet notes.
What Type Of Energy?????
What Type Of Energy Is This?
Water Stored Behind A Dam. If You Can Give Explaination. (:(: Thanks.
it is potential energy. It is not chemical because no rxn is taking place nor is it solar because well photon rxn or electron orbital jump is taking place. it is not kinetic because kinetic energy is the energy of motion. potential energy is the energy of location. it is like a rock on top of a high cliff the rock is not moving but because of how high it is it has a lot of potential energy it the rock fell that potential energy would be converted to kinetic energy