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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, many property owners find that the benefit, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Leading Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or perhaps remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power expense savings, the typical American property owner settles 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 utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy rates have gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with fluctuating cash flow, going solar also assists you better projection and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your home worth
Multiple research studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for homes 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 key component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce 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
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving 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.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar company for electrical power-- 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 business are well-known for their varying and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute how much electrical energy will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, 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
Why Don'T They Try Liquid Mirror For Solar Energy?
A Huge 100M Liquid Mirror Would Collect So Much Energy That Would Be Focused To The Boiling Thing At Focal Point. That Thing Would Move During The Day To Be Always At The Focal Point. At 12H, The Collected Energy Would Be Awesome, This Wouldn'T Cost A Lot To Make...I Know It'S Not The Ultimate Solution For Solar Energy, But I Wonder Why They Don'T At Least Try It Once...
**I Put The Question In This Section Cuz Its Where Most Knowledge Is...And Of Course That The Physic Section Is Just Full Of Students Asking To So Their Home Works...
OK here's a serious answer. Let's calculate how good this idea really is. The numbers come from Wikipedia, I know they aren't completely reliable, but they do make sense.
The sun's average distance from Earth is 1.496 x 10^11 m, so if we had a device on the surface of Earth with a diameter of 100 m like you said, if would capture a factor of
(pi 50^2) / (4 pi (1.496 x 10^11)^2) = 2.793 x 10^-20
of the sun's total energy output.
Luminosity of sun = 3.846 x 10^26 W
So the maximum amount of power potentially captured by your device is
3.846 x 10^26 W * 2.793 x 10^-20 = 10.74 MW
If you take the efficiency factor of power conversion into account, which is currently very low (<5%) for sunlight, you'd be getting less than a megawatt out of your enormous machine. In comparison, the Big Allis generator in New York generates nearly 1000 MW and is not much bigger than your mirror.
So the conclusion is: it would be great if there was something like that on top of each roof to supply a single house's energy needs. But it's not a practical idea for large-scale distribution.
If Solar Energy &Quot;Doesn'T Work&Quot; Why Is China Doing It Successfully?
Solar Water Heating Is Extensively Implemented As Well.
In 2011, The At The Time World'S Largest Solar Farm Was Completed, The 200 Mw Huanghe Hydropower Golmud Solar Park.
For The Cost Of The Iraq War The Us Could Have Provided Energy For 2/3Rds Of The Nation’S Energy Demand..
Bc big oil doesn't have its tentacles everywhere in china?
Just Saw Pickens New Commercial And.......?
Went To His Site To See What He's All About. Independent From What You Think About Agw; What Do You Think About His Plan?
I Personally Liked What He Said, That When It Comes To The Debate Of Drilling Domestically He Believes We Should Drill, But That We Will Still Be Dependent On Foreign Oil. Because Of That We Are Going To Need To Develop New Technologies Such As Wind (What He Is Mainly Pushing), Solar, Natural Gas Etc. What I Mainly Got Is That We Need To Build A Bridge To Those New Technologies, And In Essence Have Domestic Oil Hold Us Over Until The New Tech Is Here In A More Economically Viable Way.
So, Independently From What You May Believe When It Comes To Agw, What Do You Think About Pickens Plan, Drilling And How Much Do You Think The Government Should Get Involved In Business And Free Market?
We don't need to be completely energy independent. Trade makes us stronger and with a global economy it's a good thing.
Also, when Pickens says we are transfering wealth, he's lying and should know better. We are just trading. Admittedly we could provide for ourselves more and that's also good, but there's nothing wrong with buying energy overseas.
Unfortunately, wind only provides about 1% of our energy needs and those turbines are unreliable as well as dangerous to the environment. Did you see that one in Denmark that just exploded from strong winds? Search on Youtube for the video. It's incredible.
Drilling is part of the solution because we can't ever get away from oil. If we quit using it as a fuel for cars and planes, we'd still need billions of barrels just for all the plastics and asphalt we use. Not to mention clothing, cosmetics and medicines. Besides, we have trillions of barrels of untapped sources in the US. We just need the obstacles to be removed so we can get at it.
Note that Pickens is looking out for himself mostly. That's not a bad thing, but understand that when you listen to him talk. Also note that Pelosi is invested in his plan and that explains why she and most other Democrats are dead against drilling. Keeping gas prices high is beneficial to them.
Oh, and the reason the oil companies don't drill much on leased lands is because of the constant lawsuits from environmentalists. They are the real enemies of the environment and the economy. The oil companies are the only ones with solutions right now, so let's quit blaming them for high prices.
Remember, they only make 8 cents a gallon while the government makes at least 13 cents on every gallon sold. And the government doesn't have to invest in research and development. They just take the money and pass the blame.
So Nuclear is still a great solution, but don't forget that coal is very abundant and there are some very clean ways of getting energy from coal these days.
If There Are Solar Energy Panels, Is There Anything To Save Water?
I Know There Are Solar Energy Panels And Wind Turbines But Is There Anything For Water? Also, How Much Money Would You Save A Year If You Installed A Solar Panel And Wind Turbine? No Rude Comments.
to save water .here r some methods
Water-saving technology for the home includes:
Low-flow shower heads sometimes called energy-efficient shower heads as they also use less energy,
Low-flush toilets and composting toilets. These have a dramatic impact in the developed world, as conventional Western toilets use large volumes of water.
Dual flush toilets created by Caroma includes two buttons or handles to flush different levels of water. Dual flush toilets use up to 67% less water than conventional toilets.
Saline water (sea water) or rain water can be used for flushing toilets.
Faucet aerators, which break water flow into fine droplets to maintain "wetting effectiveness" while using less water. An additional benefit is that they reduce splashing while washing hands and dishes.
Wastewater reuse or recycling systems, allowing: Reuse of graywater for flushing toilets or watering gardens
Recycling of wastewater through purification at a water treatment plant. See also Wastewater - Reuse
High-efficiency clothes washers
Weather-based irrigation controllers
Garden hose nozzles that shut off water when it is not being used, instead of letting a hose run.
using low flow taps in wash basins
Automatic faucet is a water conservation faucet that eliminates water waste at the faucet. It automates the use of faucets without the use of hands.
A valve which reduces water, gas, time, money and CO2 known as a Combisave
Water can also be conserved by landscaping with native plants and by changing behavior, such as shortening showers and not running the faucet while brushing teeth.
How Can One Build Solar Panel To Assist His Living?
I Mean What Are The Material Needed To Build Solar Energy For Small Device From 50Mn Volts To 24 Volts
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