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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 a/c unit, cleaning clothing, watching TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing 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, lots of property owners find that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease or even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy prices have increased by an average of three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a company or property owner with ever-changing cash flow, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for 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 an essential element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are necessary parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate properly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners pick to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 notorious for their changing and undependable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate how much electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at what cost, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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
How Much Maintenance Do Solar Panels Require?
How Often Do Solar Panels Need To Be Replaced Or Repaired Roughly? Is It Costly To Do So?
I'm assuming you're asking about solar electric. If I'm wrong, just ask another question specifying water heating solar.
Solar panels today come with a 25-year performance warranty. Here's a warranty example http://ap.suntech-power.com/images/stori... . That means that not only do they guarantee the panel won't completely die, they guarantee that it will deliver a certain amount of power. That suggests that manufacturers expect most panels to last longer than 25 years.
Our panels have been up a little over 5 years - no trouble yet.
In a dirty location, or where the panels are mounted flat, occasional cleaning may be required. In many place, the morning dew and slant of the panels is enough to keep them clean. In my limited experiments with our panels, I saw little difference in power production between a panel that appeared dingy to the eye, and one that was just cleaned.
There is a component called an inverter used in most solar power systems. That generally has a warranty of 10 years, so expect it to break after 15, to be replaced at a cost of a few thousand dollars. Or maybe repaired for less.
The kind of solar power popularly installed today does not use batteries. Batteries are generally only for remote installations that did not have grid power when the solar was first put up.
How To Select A Good Solar Panel/Cell?
What Are The Criterias To Be Considered?
Selecting a good solar panel/cell is a tedious task requiring a lot of considerations. Understanding solar panel and how it works will greatly help in answering the question.
Solar energy begins with the sun. Solar panels, also known as photovoltaics, are used to convert light from the sun, which is composed of particles of energy called "photons", into electricity that can be used to power elecrical loads. Light from the sun is a renewable energy resource which provides clean energy, produced by solar panels.
Solar panels can be used for a wide variety of applications including remote power systems for cabins, telecommunications equipment, remote sensing, and of course for the production of electricity by residential and commercial solar panel systems.
While technologies are constantly evolving toward higher efficiencies, the most effective cells for low cost electrical production are not necessarily those with the highest efficiency, but those with a balance between low-cost production and efficiency high enough to minimize area-related balance of systems cost. Those companies with large scale manufacturing technology for coating inexpensive substrates may, in fact, ultimately be the lowest cost net electricity producers, even with cell efficiencies that are lower than those of single-crystal technologies. Solar cells are manufactured primarily in Japan, Germany, USA, and China, though numerous other nations have or are acquiring significant solar cell production capacity.
Having said what has been said, it is worthwhile for you to visit the link and search the panels that suit your need.
What Car Would Be The Most Fuel Efficient?
Im not sure if your asking which mass produced cars are the most fuel efficient or in general what type of car is most fuel efficient.
Obviously, a car that goes not use fuel would be most fuel efficient. Some examples would be an electric car (a Tesla) that you plug in at home where you use solar power to generate the electricity. Another example would be a hydrogen buring car, or hydrogen fuel cell car where you produce the hydrogen from water with solar or wind power.
As far as what is out there on the market right now, the Tesla, but its about $100,000.
The prius which is very affordable, plus you get tax rebates. You can also get some solar panels for the top of the car and a aftermarket modification that allows you to plug it into any receptical. Doing all of this can basically allow you to not have to buy fuel unless you are going on a very long trip (over 200 miles) where you would be getting about 125 miles per gallon.
What Size Solar Panel Do I Need?
I Am Going Camping For 9 Days At Eaa Airventure On The Field With No Power... I Want To Bring Some With Me. I Have Two 12V 1000 Cranking Amp Gel Batteries. I Want To Supply A 12V Outlet For Charging My Phone And Running My Laptop. I Also Want To Run An Ac/Dc Converter So I Can Run A Fan Or A Light In My Tent. I Would Like To Put A Charging Meter And A Meter To Tell Me How Much Power Is Left. I Don'T Plan On Running The Batteries Down To Dead. ...Question Is, What Size Solar Panel Do I Need To Charge The Batteries So They Are Ready To Go The Next Night? Thanks For Your Help!
Since most of the little ones give only 15 to 30 W of power this is not much. Considering you laptop will need about 90 Watts per hour.
And even if you get the 30 W panels which are fairly large and expensive, you generally only get 30 W out in direct sunlight at the right angle.
Thus you will need several of them just to power your laptop for the time the sun is out. Then you need additional ones to charge it for the night.
It would be better and cheaper by far to get a small electric generator that uses gas to charge your battery and use your products.
Where Can I Find Trina Solar Panels Right Now?
I Need Trina Now.
Can you please elaborate on why you need this particular brand and what you are going to do with them?