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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 home owners to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous property owners find that the benefit, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or perhaps remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a house owner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy costs savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy prices have actually increased by approximately 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a service or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your home value
Several studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes 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 component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs 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 greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will remove three to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are necessary elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that choose to run responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of consumer buying choices, developing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of 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 well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be generated, and most importantly, at what price, 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
How To Build A Model Of A Passive Solar Heating House?
For Science Class Ww Have To Build A Passive Solar Heating Model House And It Must Also Have Good Insulation. I Dont Understand How U Can Make The House Run On Solar Energy. My Science Teacher Is Givin 20 Bucks To The Best Model. I Can Use Any Materials, Besides Things Like Solar Panels Or Course. How Should I Start? Ill Work On The Scaling Later...
One thing you can do is mass thermal heating. That would be having a southern exposure to the sun with a lot of windows. You would tile the floor and a solid wall like stone or block for the sun to warm.
How Is Solar Energy Created?
The answers reflect the fact that the question is rather broad.
The prime source of solar energy is the fusion reaction in the sun.
If by "created" you mean converted to to a more usable form:
There are two main methods that people use to convert solar radiation to other forms of energy. One is the photovoltaic effect which is used to generate electricity directly. The other is the thermal method detailed by Kathryn L, which in its simplest form is residential solar heating panels (or black-painted barrels, even), but also can use more complex apparatus such as focusing sunlight to a concentrated beam to boil a liquid, producing mechanical power which may be used to generate electric power.
Additionally there are numerous methods nature uses, including conversion via heat to wind and hydropower, and from wind to waves, etc.; and conversion via photosynthesis to chemical energy. (Note waves are distinct from tides, which do not derive from solar radiation.)
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Suggestions For A Dyi Solar Home Heat?
Would Like To Be Able To Use Solar Power To Help Heat Our House. Any Suggestions On How To Do This?
There are many books on the subject.
There is google search and youtube.
By solar power do you mean electrical power? That is not an efficient way to heat because heat always requires a lot of juice. Look into passive solar. There is a lot to that subject. Such as planting deciduous trees on the South and West side. In summer leaves block the sun from heating up your exterior walls, in winter the leaves fall off, allowing the sun to warm them.
There are many ways of using the earth to regulate the temperature because 6' down it is always a constant 54 degrees. People run a pipe underground, use solar panels to charge batteries to run a fan to pump air through the pipes and into the house.
You can line up black-painted water barrels to soak up the sun and run that warm water through radiators inside the house.
Lots of things you can do.
How Should Individuals Promote Solar Energy?
I Would Like To Run All The Power In My House With Solar Energy. How Would I Go About Doing That?
First, be prepared to spend more money for the solar system than you will recover in reduced utility bills. My combined gas and electric bill averaged about $1,400 a year. I had a 6kw photovoltaic system put in. After rebates it cost me about $40,000. I now have an annual utility bill of $170. So I am recovering my investment at about $1,230 per year. My homeowners insurance went up too, so the savings is several hundred dollars less. If I had invested the $40,000 at 5% interest, it would bring back $2,000 per year!
I do hope to recover a bit more when I sell the house, but will never know how much it added to the selling price.
Secondly, I hope you can install a system. It is of tremendous benefit to the environment.
Before you spend any money on equipment or installation, learn all you can. See if any of the solar distributors in your area hold classes or seminars on the subject. Also your educational institutions. Work the internet. Keep records of what you learn. Talk to folks who have solar systems.
One thing most people don't consider is the roof. I had mine installed over the garage and an overhang. I didn't want a bunch of penetrations of the roof over the attic. A leak over the garage is a nuisance. Over the attic it is a nightmare. Sure enough I have had one small leak. Also if the existing roof will be in need of replacement soon, it might be bes to wait and do both at once. Removal of the solar system and putting it back will add considerably to the roofing cost.