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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 conditioner, cleaning clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, many residents discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy costs cost savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, residential electricity prices have actually increased by approximately 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with changing capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for properties geared up 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 capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs 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 higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are very important components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility business are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can determine how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at what cost, 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
What Are Some Advantages And Disadvantages Of Solar Energy?
advantage free power disadvantage cost,you'd be looking at a 7 year pay pack period.
An Easy Meaning Of Integrated Photovoltaic System?
I Know It'S Put Into Buildings To Go Green, I Was Wondering If It Had Anything To Do With Solar Panels.
You may be referring to Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV). This is where solar panels act as part of the structure of the building in addition to producing electricity. Something like solar shingles or perhaps on awning made of solar panels.
Is Solar Energy Completely Clean?
1) Does Solar Energy Have Any Potentially Environmentally Harmful Bi-Products (In The Making Of The Panels, Actual Work Of Exciting The Electrons, Or Creating/Storing/Using The Subsequent Electricity)?
2) How Long Does Each Panel Last? Do Panels Need To Be Replaced, And If So, How Often?
3) Are The Panels Recyclable?
4) If Solar Energy Is A Completely &Quot;Clean&Quot; Or Nearly &Quot;Clean,&Quot; Why, In Your Opinion, Isn'T There More Of A Push To Replace &Quot;Dirty,&Quot; Non-Renewable Energy Sources With Solar Energy? What Will It Take To Make Solar Energy More Popular And Wide-Spread?
Some types of panels have many environmentally harmful bi-products, others don't. None emmit anything when capturing the electrons and they don't store or use the electricity- that's a completely different setup that can change from one person to the next.
The first panels ever created are still functioning. It depends on how you take care of them, but most are warrantied for 20-25 years and can expect to produce basically the same amount of power for 30-40 years.
They are recyclable, but most companies haven't build recycling plants for them yet.
Better storage of the energy produced, lower upfront prices, and higher grid prices. There is currently no way someone renting an apartment or house can make their money back before they will probably move, so it isn't cost effective for them to install solar.
Most solar installation companies don't really know the physics of how it works either.
If You Had A Limited Budget, But Were Building A New House - What Would Some Of The Things You Would Do To Make It As 'Green' As Possible? (Solar, Low Energy Lamps Etc)
If it is all possible try to orientate your new house such that you won't have the morning sun and evening sun rays shining into your house windows as doing so will make the air conditioner work doubling hard in bringing down the temperature especially at night.
Try to have your windows built facing the direction of the wind path as this will save you $ on your cooling bill.
Try to choose light colours for your interior & exterior walls as darker shades absorb more heat & released them in the night, all of which goes to your cooling bill.
Having more windows in the house will sustantially reduce the needs to have more lights turn on, so take time and plan accordingly.
Hope the above tips can contribute to your idea of building a 'Green House'
Why Should I Use Solar Energy?
It's expensive to set up. But you will be independent from the whole system. The electric company might even owe you money.