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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 daily life: running your ac system, washing clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners find that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably decrease or perhaps remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy costs savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, residential electrical energy prices have actually increased by an average of three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your house worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, 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 expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is an excellent method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are important elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that choose to run properly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of property owners decide to finance their solar 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 looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier 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 energy companies are infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy math, we can determine what does it cost? electrical power will be generated, and most notably, at what rate, 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
Can Someone Please Explain Solar Energy To Me?
How Its Obtained, How It Could Be Used And In Which We Use It And Why Its Important, And Why We Cant Use It?
10 Points ;)
There are 2 normal ways... you either get the sun to heat some panels that have water pipes in them and this means that the sun heats the pipes, the pipes heat the water and when you circulate the water through your hot water tank, the water in you house gets warmer.
OOr you have a panel with cells which convert the sun's energy into electricity
Why is it important - because if you use solar energy you use less of other forms and hence we pollute less and the global warming problem gets less. If just you do it, it is negligible, if we all do it, it could make a huge difference.
Why can't we use it - we can. the correct question, I would suggest, is why don't we use it... and the answer is the upfront cost. It is expensive and we all care about our own short term cash problems, without thinking of long term game for mankind ie we are mean
Can A Solar Panel Charge A Car Battery?
Hey, I Just Got A 15 Watt Solar Panel From My Brother And I Don'T Know How It It Stores Energy So I Was Wondering If I Could Hook It Up To An Old Car Battery And Charge It So I Can Have Free Car Battery'S, Does Anyone Have Any Info As To How I Could Do This? Thanks!
What is the voltage of the solar panel? Car batteries require 12 volts. Solar panels vary from 1.2 to 120 volts. There are solar battery chargers available that can be used to keep a battery charged.
How Solar Energy Is Used And What Make'S It Work ?
Three ways pop to mind:
Solar heating. Either use black tubes or mirrors or a combination to heat up water (solar heating panel) or food (solar oven).
Concentrating solar power: lots of mirrors focus the Sun's light on a single point which can get really hot and boil water or heat a liquid salt. This can be used to make steam to turn a turbine and make electricity.
Solar photovoltaics: these are a bit more complex.
Traditional ones use 2 blocks of silicon. Silicon has 4 outer electrons so it makes a crystal lattice with four bonds to each atom. If you put a small number of atoms with 3 outer electrons in one block and some with 5 electrons in another block, you end up with odd electrons or 'holes' (absence of electrons) in the bonds.
The 5-electron block has a spare electron which, at room temperature has enough thermal energy to escape, leaving 4 electrons to bond with the silicon.
The 3-electron block is missing an electron. If you bring your two blocks together, the spare electrons from the first block will eventually find one of these 'holes' and fill them, so now they have 4 electrons to bond with too.
You've transferred electrons from one block to the other: one has lost charge, one has gained it - you've created an electric field/potential difference (a voltage).
When light hits the material, it is absorbed by lower energy level electrons, which use this energy to jump up an energy band into what's called the conduction band. Normally they'd move about randomly thanks to thermal energy so there'd be no net current (in random motion half might move left, but the other half would move right and they'd cancel out). But you've set up an electric field (the bit I explained above) which makes the electrons move in one direction. This is an electric current - you've converted light to electricity!
To fully understand this you need a decent grasp of quantum physics - look up the 'nearly free electron model' if you think you can handle it!
Has Anyone Used A Solar Heating Panel System With An Intex Pool And Filter? Do They Work?
Pool Store Personnel Say The Solar Panel Systems Won'T Work Because The Intex Pool Filters Won'T Push Enough Water Thru The System.
The pool store guy is right. Those intex pumps are junk. Look for a used 1Hp pump or buy one from Harbor Freight.
You can unplug the Intex pump and use the new pump to push the water through the Intex filter. That is how I did mine. I have to clean the filter more often because the increased water flow.
Someday I will just buy a sand filter and have a really clean pool.
Where Can I Get A Small Solar Panel To Power An Outdoor Water Pump?
I Have A Fountain System That Has A Small Electric Pump. Its Made To Be Close To A House But I Want It Across The Driveway And I Dont Want To Run Electrical Over There.
Is There A Small Solar Panel That I Can Get Fairly Inexpensive To Mount On A Nearby Tree And Be Able To Plug The Pump Into It?
You will need more than a small solar panel to run a pump continuously, unless you don't mind that the pump only comes on during the day while the sun is out.
1st you need to know what the power demands are of the pump in question. Not only do you need to know the rate of the power draw from the pump, but you will also have to calculate how much power the pump will draw from your solar system every day. You will have to factor in that the sun doesn't shine brightly every day, & of course there's also night, so you will need a storage battery, & charging system to go along with your solar panel.
Now most pumps like the one you described are 120vac. Most solar panels, the batteries, & the chargers are 12vdc.
In order to get 120vac you will need an inverter. Once again, you will have to make sure that the inverter you get can handle the demands of the pump.
A solar system that actually works for you takes some carefull planning, & it's not something that you can just hang from a tree.
None of what I just descibed will be inexpensive by my definition, so if it were me, I'd dig a trench across the driveway, & install some direct bury cable on a GFCI circuit out of my main power panel & save a bundle.