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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 conditioner, washing clothing, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, lots of home owners discover that the benefit, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically reduce and even eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create 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 lower your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy expense savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, residential electricity prices have actually increased by approximately three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or property owner with rising and falling money flow, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated 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 a key part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that 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 an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are important elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to run properly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer getting decisions, developing goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many property owners opt to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are notorious for their varying and undependable electrical energy rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can compute how much electrical power will be generated, and most importantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty 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
Hi, So Im Doing A Project About Solar Energy, And There Is A Question That Asks:
Does This Energy Contribute A Significant Amount Of Energy To The Country Or Region?
This Could Be Measured Either As A Raw Amount Or As A Percentage Of The Total Produced/Consumed. Would It Be Possible To Significantly Expand This? If So, Do You Think This Is Not Being Done Due To Environmental Or Human Ingenuity Reasons? If Not, Why Isnt It Possible To Expand The Amount Of Energy Produced?
Ummm.... What????? Could You Explain (Or Answer The Question ;)) Better For Me Please? Like, Much Simpler. What Country Is It Talking About?? Or Region?? And What Would You Write Down?
The country and region are probably the ones you live.
She/he basically wants to know how much 'solar energy is produced vs. total energy produced (the demand for energy) and is asking for you to draw a conclusion whether or not it is worth it and to explain why.
Alternatively, I could say the teacher is basically trying to convince everyone, in a slightly subtle (I know, I do that too, but with much more style), that solar energy is crap and we should just burn more oil. Earth has infinity amounts of it, right? The thing is, just using raw 'produced of type a vs. demand' data is a deceiving maneuver. I will tell you straight ahead, regardless where you live, the amount of solar energy is not that high compared to overall energy usage. However, there are dozens of other factors, such as the limited amount of oil (primary energy source) on Earth while the Sun is for all purposes infinity (we will all die long before it expires), pollution and its impacts, technology is relatively new (compared to oil based technology, at least) and so it will necessarily be less efficient for now and new developments are too expensive, and others.
Solar Energy Question?
How Much Solar Energy Is Produced, Can It Power A Car, House, Etc Please Answer I Will Choose Best Answer As Best Answer
154 megawatt power station will cost a total of A$420 million and will be built by Melbourne-based company Solar Systems, which says it will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 400,000 tonnes a year.
The plant will generate clean electricity directly from the sun to meet the needs of more than 45,000 homes with zero greenhouse gas emissions, the company said in a statement.
It will use high performance solar cells originally developed to power satellites, with fields of mirrors focusing sunlight on the cells. "Solar Systems has developed the capability to concentrate the sun by 500 times onto the solar cells for ultra-high power output,"
Can Any One Tell Me The Meaning Of A Word In This Sentence?
Attendees Heard About Possible Green Job Prospects From Stephen Rush, Who Makes Solar Arrays In Pulaski And Wants To Build Giant Car Ports With Them.
The Link For The Article In Which The Sentence Was Taken From Is:
I Want To Know The Meaning Of &Quot;Car Ports&Quot; And What Is The Relation Between Building Giant Car Ports And Solar Arrays?
Well, my understanding is that instead of just building solar panels, the plan is to make them dual purpose by using them as car ports. That way, the cars are protected from the elements while the "car port" itself creates green energy.
Here's a picture of a basic carport in case you are not familiar with them:
I would imagine that the top and sides would be made of the solar panels (also known as photovoltaic cells, or solar arrays)
Renewable Energy Source?
How Was It Used In The Past?
Many types of renewable energy have been used for thousands of years. Solar energy is the source of most other types of energy that we use, including fossil fuels, hydropower, and wind. Solar energy drives the water cycle, filling rivers and lakes with water. Damns have been used to power water wheels and grind grain for thousands of years. The Greeks documented this hydropower as far back as 400 B.C. Almost all fossil fuels are the product of photosynthesis which relies on solar energy to drive the reaction that creates the hydrocarbons. When you are burning gasoline you are essentially burning stored solar energy. Wind power is driven by unequal heating of the earth by solar energy, forcing air to move in order to equalize this effect.
The use of passive solar heat by man has been around as long as man. Who hasn't laid in the sun to get warm? Use of passive solar in dwellings was documented by the Greeks in 400 B.C. as well. http://www.top-alternative-energy-source... The Romans built glasshouses to grow plants and warm their homes. The early Phoenicians used solar energy to dry grapes and make raisins. That process probably dates back to about 6000 B.C. http://www.sun-maid.com/en/healthyliving...
The first solar collector was built in the 1700's and was used to heat ammonia to power engines.
The first time the photoelectric effect was observed was by Edmond Becquerei, a physicist from France in 1839. This is the method used by some modern solar cells, although the larger modern industrial installations are still using technology that relates to the earlier method developed in 1767.
What Is Ocean Energy?Where Does It Come From?
Ocean Energy! Need To Know!
From the sun, basically. Waves are made by wind blowing across the surface, and winds happen because of differential pressures, usually because of solar heating, which is not uniform.
Ocean currents happen for the same reasons, but less obviously.