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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 air conditioning unit, washing clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, many residents discover that the convenience, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize and even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenses. 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 take in, solar will reduce your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity costs have actually increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a business or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home value
Several studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are crucial parts of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to run properly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Saving 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.
Numerous homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (fixed 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
Building Solar Panel What Is The Most Effective One And Chippest?
Hi , I Am From Argentina.
The Prostitue We Have As A President Dediced To Get Electricity Bill 400 % Higher.
So, What Is A Good Way To Start Getting Everything With Solar Energy, I Have Seem Somebody Doing A Solar Panel With Black Painted Cans Of Soda. What Other Alternatives Do I Have.
Javier, those black painted cans were most likely for a passive collector to get heat from the sun. This is one way of using solar energy. This leads into a vast array of applications. There are units that reflect the sun light into a narrow beam that is a few millimeters thick, but is as long as the reflector is with the light focused on a pipe that carries water, or some other working fluid to where the heated fluid is to be used. If done properly, and safely, you could make water into steam to drive a turbine to make electricity. That, however, requires tracking systems to keep the reflectors pointed at the sun. The best way, least expensive of any, but still will be expensive to set up, is photo=voltiac panels. These absorb sunlight and turn it into electricity. These should be used to charge batteries for the time when the sun is not out, or at night. Within practical limits, your battery bank can not be to big. Trying to make your own photo-voltiac panels is out of the question. Those silican wafers from which the electricity producing panels are made require special manufacturing processes, which unless you are extremely rich, are beyond your means. You will need to buy such panels, and yes, they are expensive. That is out weighed by how long they will last, which barring physical damage, or a high enough reverse voltage applied to them, those panels should last for 20 or more years. Good luck with what you want to do. Begin small and work up to a large system, as large as you need it to be.
I Want To Use Solar Energy In My Workshop Which Has Some Welding Machines.What Type Of Solar Panels Do I Use?
You want a grid tie solar power system being you already have the grid or you could not use the welders right now.
The idea is back feed the grid. You would want to balance out your power usage with solar. You do not have to be able to run every thing in your shop with solar. You run everything from the local utility and allow the solar no matter how large or small to offset the power usage. If you are not using much power the solar will supply all your needs and the extra will turn your meter backwards saving you a little money. Plus that makes anyone on the utility grid use solar power because you are feeding it into the system.
Increasing The Efficiency Of Solar Panels Using Concave Mirrors - Is It A Good Project?
Is It Good Enought To Try To Compete In Isweeep?
What About : Cleaning Sitnica River (River In My Country) Using Ferronickel Slag ?
Is Any Of Them Good Enough ?
What is "good enough" can be a challenge. The International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project (Isweeep) With the new catagory of health and disease prevention and an emphasis of being proud of where you come from cleaning a river in Kosovo seems like it may be a better project than using concave mirrors which has already received extensive research attention.
You would have to describe the defects in the water, typical methods to clean up biological and mineral contaminants, and a comparison between your solution and other alternatives.
I Want To Provide Solar Power And Heated Water To A 1500Sqft Home For A Family Of 4, What Do I Need?
If Building From Scratch What Components Do I Need And How Much Would It Cost?
You'll need to determine how much electricity you will ever need. Will you expect to do some heating? If you're using electric then you'll need to factor that into the size as well. Also, if you're not planning on connecting to the electric grid, then you'll need to determine how much energy you'll need for several cloudy days in a row - and size your system so that you can make that much energy in one sunny day.
Once you have the size of the system you'll need, you can figure on paying between $7 and $10 per watt for the solar system - not including batteries. The components you'll need will be solar electric panels and connectors. You'll need an inverter if you're planning on wiring your house for AC power. If you're going off grid, you'll likely want to look at DC appliances and save on inverter costs.
I've done a quick calc below, just for kicks.
National average household electric use was about 10,500 kWh in 2001. Let's assume that you'll be really energy efficient in your choice of appliances and knock that back to 8000 kWh per year.
Let's also assume, just for kicks, that this electric use will be evenly consumed over the whole year. That means you'll use about 22 kWh per day. This is certainly not true, but it at least gives us a starting point for our costing.
You'll be able to harvest solar power for a maximum of about 5 hours per day, on average (a bit more or less, depending on where you live). So you'll need at least 4400 watts of solar power. At a cost of $7 per watt, that means you'll be paying roughly $30,000, not including batteries, to set up your system.
For comparison, to purchase 10,500 kWh of electricity from the utility, at a price of perhaps 12 cents per kWh, you'd pay $1300 per year in electric costs.
I know that all these costs are wrong, but sometimes it is helpful to get an idea of the relative cost and savings of different options, just so you understand what you're dealing with. Your system will NOT cost less than $30,000, probably quite a bit more. You will almost certainly not pay MORE than $1300 per year in electric costs if you choose not to install the solar system.
If, with all this said, you are still interested in a solar system, then I would find a local vendor and start getting some sizing and costing information from them. Two good resources for finding local vendors of solar systems are below
Hope this helped.
What Is The Most Efficient Way Of Making Electricity?
To Make Electricity In Most Efficient.
Solar Panels Take Very Less From Sunlight. And So
I Need More Efficient.
If by efficiency you mean (electrical energy output) / (basic resource energy input) then hydro power must be at or near the top of the list.