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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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, many residents discover that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize and even eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy costs have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure versus unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home worth
Several studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included 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 growth is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific method to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are very important components of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer buying decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider 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 notorious for their varying and undependable electrical energy prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for at least the next Twenty 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
Is Using Solar Panels Cheaer Than Normal Electricity Or Is It Just A One Time Payment Then Your Done? Thanks.?
even cheaper if you build a solar panel yourself instead of buying them. here's how...
Let me start off by saying we (my family and I) live completely, 100% “off of the grid and are completely self sufficient”
Solar chimney, solar AC, solar heating, solar water heating (pool and home), solar stove, solar power, wind power, hydrogen powered back up generator, hydrogen back up water heater, hydrogen stove, 2 hydrogen powered trucks, 1 EV (electric vehicle) and satellite internet.
Here’s a DIY step by step process, taken from a guide I offer at www agua-luna com it’s complete but if you’d like the more specific process or the pics and images go to www agua-luna com. Its pretty simple but if you have any problems feel free to contact me directly I can walk you threw the process.
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"STEP 1. SOLAR PANELS: or PV panels are the key to a hybrid system., converting the sun’s beams into electricity that we can use in the home. They come in many different sizes, shapes, power ranges and costs. We will focus on a 12v 50watt (4amp) panel, measuring appx 4 sq. ft. with a price range from $300-$500.
"Retrieve a typical winter electric bill. You won’t need a summer bill, because by building a system that runs in winter, it’ll be proven for summer use where days are longer. Divide the total KWH (Kilowatt Hours) on the bill by 30 (giving you your Kilowatt Hour per day, or KWH/d consumption amount), now divide that by 10 (or the total average winter day hours in your area)(giving you KWH/h), now multiple that by 1000 (converting KWH/h to WH/h or watts)."
"Now that we know how many watts your systems requires, we need to know how many panels to use, along with an adequate- sized controller. For simplicity reasons, let’s use a typical 50w solar panel. We will divide your final “system requirement” results from above by 50 to tell us how many panels you'll need (hourly winter consumption watts / 50)."
"NOTE: Size (watts and feet) of panels is a personal choice and isn’t determined by any system requirements.
Mount panel/s flat (0 degree) facing south (if located in the north hemisphere). With a multimeter, measure the incoming amps (via pos cable to battery), slowly raise the top edge until the amps peak on your meter. Secure."
Hope this helped, feel free to contact me personally if you have any questions if you’d like assistance in making your first self sufficient steps, I’m willing to walk you step by step threw the process. I’ve written several how-to DIY guides available at www agua-luna com on the subject. I also offer online and on-site workshops, seminars and internships to help others help the environment.
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What Is The Solar Energy?
Solar energy is the vibration of particles caused by radiant light from the sun. Solar energy is converted into "usable energy" in a number of different ways but the most predominate means of conversion is utilizing photo-voltaic cells.
These cells, essentially trap the "light" but not all of it. The more light these cells trap the higher the efficiency and the more power they can produce. The cells are compiled on a framework to form a "module" other wise known as a panel.
That energy is then sent to an inverter where it is converted from D/C power to a home ready A/C power.
In short solar energy is a free carbon neutral source of power.
How Do Solar Panels Work?
How Do Solar Panels Work?
Whether on a solar-powered calculator or an international space station, solar panels generate electricity using the same principles of electronics as chemical batteries or standard electrical outlets. With solar panels, it's all about the free flow of electrons through a circuit.
Hope this helps!
How Can I Power 15V Or .08 Amps In A Remote Loaction Via Solar Panel.?
I Need To Power A Series Of Meraki Wireless Repeaters That Plug Into A Standerd Wall Outlet. Consuming 15V Or .08 Amps However I Need This In A Remote Location (Like Out In The Middle Of Nowhere) Using A Solar Panel As Power Supply And A Battery To Store The Energy But, How And What Do I Use To Convert The Energy Coming From The Solar Panel To The Battery And The Batteries Power Supply To Match The Needs Of The Meraki Wireless Repeater? How Do I Make This As Compact As Possible? Do I Need A Ac/Dc Converter? Or Dc/Ac Converter? Any Suggestions Or Solutions Would Be Great !
Solar panels generate dc voltage/current.
No conversion from ac-dc is required.
You can attach the solar panel to the battery.
Then attach the load across the battery.
Observe the + & - signs on the panel, battery & radio.
Ideally, you would use a lead-acid gell cell for the battery.
A house alarm backup battery or walkway lighting battery.
The biggest problem is the charging current from the solar array.
If there's no charge regulator, the battery will see a large charging current during daylight hours.
A gell cell can survive the heat generated by this as long as the solar panel is not large.
You have to "size" the solar panel for the maximum charging current you think you'll need to replace the energy that the radio used at night.
In your case it doesn't need to be large to recover a mere 80 milliamps per hour draw with no sunlight.
Never connect the radio to the solar panel in daylight without the battery connected (if no regulator). The solar panel will output a no load voltage of 20-21v. This could damage the radio. The battery will load the solar panel down enough to only show 12-14v.
Although I always prefer the more elegant approach of using a charge regulator between a solar array & the battery / load, I have done as the above & just hooked the battery & radio directly to the solar array & left them to run.
The batterys still last several months in the Nevada summer sun & winter cold.
Additionally, your radio probably has sufficient regulators inside to operate on 13.8 -18v. As the battery gets older, it may not load the solar cells down enough to limit the voltage to 14v. The light load voltage may well rise to 15-18v (direct sunlight) as the battery becomes aged.
Protecting your investment should include a cheap solar panel regulator. It will also disconnect the radio from the solar cell / battery in case of a low battery condition.
This helps protect the battery from going completely dead & putting a heavy load on the solar cells as they attempt to recharge the battery.
The regulator also disconnects the radio if the voltage to the radio climbs above a set threshold. This protects the radio if the battery shoud go bad or open fuse / circuit & fail to load down the solar panel output voltage enough.
How Would You Connect A Solar Panel To A Fan?
I Would Like To Connect A Solar Panel To A Small Fan. I Am Not Sure As To What Is Needed To Actually &Quot;Connect&Quot; The Two Together. Any Help Is Appreciated.
Panels are rated nominally, and you can look at your fan to see what the ratings for the fam are to determine sizing of the panel.
Current multiplied by the volts (rated) gives you the wattage of the motor- just use this as a guide for sizing the panel. You do want a little more power from the panel than the motor draws for purposes of starting the motor and for having the fan operate at lower sun angles as well. You can add a battery if you chose, but it is not a requirement.
Just treat the leads of the panel like those of a battery red (+) and black (-) just connect those to the fan, if you match color for color, no problem. If the markings are not present and no wires are on the fan, try it one way, if it is the wrong way- reverse them.
AC operated fans will require an inverter to convert the DC to AC. These draw a certain amount of power as well. In general the same rules of thumb apply. It is just easier though to stick with a DC motor.