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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 resident to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are significant, many residents find that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably reduce or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a house owner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary 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 minimize your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical power prices have gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a service or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home value
Multiple research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
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 produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 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. Because solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will remove three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential components of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many homeowners choose to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are infamous for their varying and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least 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 Energy Question?
I Need Help, Please Tell Me In The Simplest Way Lol How Does A Solar Cellphone Charger Work? Meaning How Does It Charge The Cellphone?
The solar charger simply mimicks the charging of the cellphone if you plugged it into the cigarette Lighter of an automobile.
Both will output a nominal 12 volts at some point of the circuit ahead of the charging regulator in the Cell phone itself or either charger.
If it helps you to envision it in your head- think of the solar panel as just another style of battery- only it needs the sun to make work.
Is It About Time That We End &Quot;Renewable&Quot; Energy Subsidies?
We Taxpayers Have Dumped $Billions Into Wind, Solar...Etc. And Have Gotten No Return. Shouldn'T We Allow The Free Market Determine What Forms Of Energy We Use?
From The Wall Street Journal:
&Quot;Congress Seems Ready To Spend Billions On A New &Quot;Manhattan Project&Quot; For Green Energy, Or At Least The Political Class Really, Really Likes Talking About One. But Maybe We Should Look At What Our Energy Subsidy Dollars Are Buying Now.
Some Clarity Comes From The U.S. Energy Information Administration (Eia), An Independent Federal Agency That Tried To Quantify Government Spending On Energy Production In 2007. The Agency Reports That The Total Taxpayer Bill Was $16.6 Billion In Direct Subsidies, Tax Breaks, Loan Guarantees And The Like. That'S Double In Real Dollars From Eight Years Earlier, As You'D Expect Given All The Money Congress Is Throwing At &Quot;Renewables.&Quot; Even More Subsidies Are Set To Pass This Year.
An Even Better Way To Tell The Story Is By How Much Taxpayer Money Is Dispensed Per Unit Of Energy, So The Costs Are Standardized.
For Electricity Generation, The Eia Concludes That Solar Energy Is Subsidized To The Tune Of $24.34 Per Megawatt Hour, Wind $23.37 And &Quot;Clean Coal&Quot; $29.81. By Contrast, Normal Coal Receives 44 Cents, Natural Gas A Mere Quarter, Hydroelectric About 67 Cents And Nuclear Power $1.59.
The Wind And Solar Lobbies Are Currently Moaning That They Don'T Get Their Fair Share Of The Subsidy Pie. They Also Argue That Subsidies Per Unit Of Energy Are Always Higher At An Early Stage Of Development, Before Innovation Makes Large-Scale Production Possible. But Wind And Solar Have Been On The Subsidy Take For Years, And They Still Account For Less Than 1% Of Total Net Electricity Generation. Would It Make Any Difference If The Federal Subsidy For Wind Were $50 Per Megawatt Hour, Or Even $100? Almost Certainly Not Without A Technological Breakthrough.
By Contrast, Nuclear Power Provides 20% Of U.S. Base Electricity Production, Yet It Is Subsidized About 15 Times Less Than Wind. We Prefer An Energy Policy That Lets Markets Determine Which Energy Source Dominates. But If You Believe In Subsidies, Then Nuclear Power Gets A Lot More Power For The Buck Than Other &Quot;Alternatives.&Quot;
The Same Study Also Looked At Federal Subsidies For Non-Electrical Energy Production, Such As For Fuel. It Found That Ethanol And Biofuels Receive $5.72 Per British Thermal Unit Of Energy Produced. That Compares To $2.82 For Solar And $1.35 For Refined Coal, But Only Three Cents Per Btu For Natural Gas And Other Petroleum Liquids.
All Of This Shows That There Is A Reason Fossil Fuels Continue To Dominate American Energy Production: They Are Extremely Cost-Effective. That'S A Reality To Keep In Mind The Next Time You Hear A Politician Talk About Creating Millions Of &Quot;Green Jobs.&Quot; Those Jobs Won'T Come Cheap, And You'Ll Be Paying For Them.&Quot;
I agree. when we tax one form of energy & use that tax money to subsidize another form of energy it just confuses the issue of which ones practical & which ones are just a political pork barrel project.
it would also help if the media was educated to use a single unit of energy such as joules when comparing various methods of production instead of their using btu,kw hours & horse power interchangeably.
actually it would be a BIG help if the media was educated at all.
Main Method To Convert Mechanical Energy To Electrical Energy Today?
I'M A Mechanical Engineering Student And Am Trying To Figure Out What Electives I Should Take. I Have Courses On All Other &Quot;Types&Quot; Of Energy (Nuclear, Wind, Solar, Chemical). I See A Course Discusses Mechanical To Electricity Via. Induction/Synchronous Machines. Then Of Course There Are Courses On Turbines.
If I Want To Know The Main Ways Mechanical Is Converted To Electrical Energy, What Topics/Technology Should I Be Looking At?
There is only one way by which mechanical energy is most directly converted into electrical energy. It is called an electric generator, and operates on the principle of Faraday's law of induction.
If you want to understand this, you are probably most interested in electromagnetic field theory, and machine dynamics.
What Kind Of Battery To You Use To Store Solar Energy?
My Husband And I Put Solar Panels In Our Home And We Need To Know What Kind Of Battery We Need To Store The Solar Enery Generated From The Solar Panels?
That will depend on the size of your array (number of panels and current output) and what you usage will be.
Deep cycle batteries will store the most and will last the longest. There are several types, sizes and storage capacity.
Your best source of information will be Solar Companies. Most Retail Battery stores specialize in auto batteries and their info on Solar storage is very limited.
Weeding through tons of information on all the batteries that are out there can get very confusing and time consuming.
Before starting your search find out the Size of your panels in wattage and amp output and what your approximate usage will be. This will determine the size (storage capacity) and number of batteries you will need.
I live full time in my RV and get all my electric from the Sun.
I have 2 135 Watt panels. Together they will produce 270 Watts and 15 amps an hour in good sun.
I have 2 Interstate 2200 6 Volt wet cell (Liquid) golf cart batteries rated at 220 Amp hours of Storage.
On good sun days the batteries will be fully charged by 10 AM.
The key to a successful solar system in a good controller/charger, heavy gauge wire to reduce voltage drop from the panels to the battery bank and proper instillation.
I hope this will be some help.
Hydrogen Or Solar Energy; Which Is Most Profitable Frontier?
When It Comes Down To It, Which Would Have A Better Market And Wider Consumer Base. I Was Thinking Along The Lines Of Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Refueling Station Or Solar Panel Installation Business. There Are Strides Being Taken In Hydrogen Automobiles And Also In Solar Technology And Cost. So Which Is A Better Idea? Thanks For Your Help.
The Democratic Comprehensive Energy Plan To Lower Gasoline Prices
This is how we will do it. And this why we will do it.
This country has so much under used industrial capacity in our Auto Plants, Airplane Plants, Steel Plants and Electronics Plants to make America Energy Independent in 2 to 5 years. We can build enough windmills and solar power and wave generation energy plants to replace 90% of all of the electricity generated by COAL and NATURAL GAS.
The Coal and Natural Gas saved by Green Replaceable Elecrrical Generation can now be used to make fuel for cars, trucks, busses, boats and airplanes, and or plastics, chemicals, fertilizers and pharmacuticals.
We need a comprehensive plan that puts America back to work in endeavors that benefit 99% of America.
Howard Scott Pearlman