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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 daily life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of property owners find that the benefit, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or even remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic 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 expenses and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power bill cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical power rates have gone up by approximately three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable boosts in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home value
Several research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values 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 homebuyers end up being 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 an essential part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A typical residential solar panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of consumer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation 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 cash down.
Lots of homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 well-known for their changing and undependable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate how much electricity will be produced, and most notably, at what cost, for at least the next 20 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
Not Saying That I Disagree With The Concept Of Global Warming But: If The Earth, This Force That We Have Been Living On Has Been Around For Millions And Millions Of Years, Is It Logical To Believe That We Can Destroy It In Just About 200 Years? Just Wondering. I Know I'M Going To Get Stupid Responses But Just A Few Intelligent Ones Too Please.
I think it's POSSIBLE. Likely? Maybe not. But it COULD happen.
My opinion on global warming? The earth goes through cycles. It gets hot for a while, then we have an ice age, then hot again, etc, over millions and millions of years. Right now, I think it's just getting hotter.
That doesn't mean that I don't give a crap about emissions and the ozone layer and burning fossil fuels and stuff. I'm all for buying a hybrid vehicle and getting solar panels on my roof. But I'm not sure if what we're doing is the ONLY cause for the rise in temperature lately.
Where Could I Find A Company(S) That Installs Solar Panels For Business In Oregon?
I've Recently Started A Project To Help My Store Become More Green And I Need To Get Some Estimates From Businesses And If All Goes According To Plan We Will Have Some Panels On Our Roof And Some Other Measures That I've Written Into My Proposal. Any Help Is Welcome. Just So You Know It's A Large Grocery Store In A Corporate Chain And I've Been Approved To Do All The Research, Just No Promises Of Payment.
Google the following: "solar panels" oregon.
Here are a few from the first site listed below. Sorry for the capitalization; that was the site's formatting choice, not mine.
3698 Franklin Blvd
Eugene, OR 97403
ADVANCED ENERGY SYSTEMS
2990 FOREST BOULEVARD, EUGENE, OR 97405
Phone: (541) 683-2345
ALTERNATIVE POWER & MACHINE
4040 HIGHLAND AVENUE, GRANTS PASS, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 476-8916
CASCADE SUN WORKS INCORPORATED
2444 SE FIRST STREET, REDMOND, OR 97756
Phone: (541) 548-7887
ENERGY OUTFITTERS LTD.
543 NE E St
Grants Pass, OR 97526
ENVIRONMENTAL BUILDING SUPPLIES
819 SE TAYLOR STREET, PORTLAND, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 222-3881
KING SOLAR SERVICES
4435 MAPLETON DRIVE, WEST LINN, OR 97068
Phone: (503) 635-5560
MR SUN SOLAR
3838 SW MACADAM AVENUE, PORTLAND, OR 97239
Phone: (503) 222-2468
OERGON SOLAR & WATER
TALENT, OR 97540
Phone: (541) 535-7332
409 PINE STREET, ORETECH, OR 97601
Phone: (541) 882-4545
1395 CROSS STREET SUITE 21, EUGENE, OR 97402
Phone: (541) 338-4957
SOLAR COLLECTION INCORPORATED
1934 PIONEER ROAD, TALENT, OR 97540
Phone: (541) 535-5364
SOLAR DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
825 SE PARK AVENUE, CORVALLIS, OR 97333
Phone: (541) 753-8725
SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTIONS
3730 SE LAFAYETTE COURT, PORTLAND, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 238-4502
SOLAR WIND POWER OF PORTLAND
10006 SW CANYON ROAD, WEST HAVEN SYLVAN, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 297-5781
SUMMERS SOLAR SYSTEMS
EUGENE, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 683-4014
SUMMERS SOLAR SYSTEMS
7342 RAINBOW DRIVE SE, SALEM, OR 97306
Phone: (503) 363-4108
1074 NW RACHEL STREET, HILLSBORO, OR 97124
Phone: (503) 640-6165
SUNLIGHT SOLAR ENERGY
4 NW FRANKLIN AVENUE, BEND, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 322-1910
UNITED SOLAR COMPANY
1905 SW BUTLER ROAD, GRESHAM, OR 97080
Phone: (503) 666-3065
Is This A Good Time To Buy Pv Solar Panels?
I Believe The Uk Government Is In Court Where It Is Being Decided Whether Their Decision To Drop The 43P Feed In Tariff To 21P Was Legal. It Could Be Be A Good Time To Buy At Discounted Rates Especially If The 43P Tariff Is Reinstated. Or Are The Suppliers Simply Trying To Get The Best Price For The Stock They Bought, Knowing That The Value Will Fall If The Government Wins Their Case And The 21P Tariff Stays.
What Are The Chances Of The Win For The Government?
The thing about technology is that better models are always just a few months away. Yes you may be able to get discount prices now but if there's a 5% increase in efficiency over the next year than over the life of the panels, that would be a lot more. Of course with PV panels, it takes a long time for products to get to market, current commercially available PV panels are about 15% efficient while the laboratory record has been 42.8% for quite some time now and 65% panels have been on the drawing panel for some time as well. We'll probably see PV panels of 28% efficiency soon. It's a big guessing game as to when it's best to purchase PV panels. I think the government's position is driven more by economics then by what's fair, and there will be a limit as to how much blood you can squeeze from a turnip until the economy changes.
Can I Just Leave The Solar Panel Connected To The Car Battery?
I Recently Acquired A Solar Panel And Charge Regulator. I Was Hoping To Use While At This Week Long Camping/Music Festival Thing In The Summer. My Friends Always Kill Their Batteries Charging Their Phones And Such. I Was Planning On Connecting The Panel And Regulator To The Battery With Alligator Clips. Can I Just Leave It Connected All Week? Would It Damage Anything?
Check the specifications on the regulator to make sure it will block current from flowing backwards from your battery. You do not want to discharge the battery at night time. You can also check this by placing a 100 ohm resistor in series with one of the leads to the battery and throw a towel over the solar panel and see if there is a DC voltage across the resistor. If not remove the resistor and reconnect the lead to the battery, your solar charger should work fine.
Make sure your solar panel and regulator are large enough recharge your battery during the day light hours. Estimate the watt-hours of use per day you expect from all of your equipment and then divide this number of watt-hours by say 8 hours of good sun light to come up with number of watts you need to size your system.
Energy Con Questions For Discussion Argument?
So For Our Physics, We Had An Idea Of What Type Of Energy Would Be Best.
---------The Thing I Need More Help On Is Good Questions That Be Used To Attack Other Energies . I Have My Own But Why Only My Questions When There Are More People Who Can Also Have Great Ideas As Con Questions
---------But Please Also Help Me On A Few Con Questions About Solar I Thought A Good One
-Like A City In New York Energy Is Used A Lot More Than Any City In Us How Can You Supply With A Lot Of Enrgy For The Whole City/ State Wwhen It Will Requires Thousands Of Plate (Solar) And Little Space?
I'M Still Struggling To Find A Good Solid Answer.
---------Don'T They Have Buildings With Solar Panels As Windows That Help With Energy?
with regards to solar energy, you are forgetting another type of solar energy which is passive, not active like photo voltaic cells, or PVC. passive solar can be used to reduce the energy demand for cooling/heating in buildings. all passive solar does is block the sun in specific ways that allows more sunlight in the winter and less during the summer. it is old technology that is not receiving the type of attention it deserves, and at this point, really requires. i would use this as a counter argument. ( I think solar will be a big chunk of our energy pie chart in the future, as well as other important sources)
--what are the costs of running on Hydro power in places such as Australia or places that do not have reliable water or live near the ocean? Is it efficient enough to be done on a global scale?
--coal is out of the question due to environmental factors
--Are biofuels really the answer when agriculture is one of the most fossil fuel intensive industries in America? can Organic biofuel be enough to power the State's demand for energy? what effects will this have on growing food and imports from other countries?
--Is wind technology up to date with other innovations to capture wind energy? ie turbines being inefficient and unimaginative. are wind farms pleasant to look at? (I think they look cool but others disagree) what effect do they have on bird migratory patterns?
--How much Uranium 235 would be required to power the world's energy demand? How can we know for certain that the building of multiple nuclear power plants will not be done half-heartedly? (will meltdowns and "accidents" be more common?) what are the effects of a nuclear meltdown?
--What types of Geothermal energy are there if not all places have geothermal hotspots? how can passive geothermal be used to make/conserve energy?