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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 daily life: running your ac system, washing clothes, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of property owners find that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power bill savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, domestic electrical power prices have gone up by an average of 3 percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a service or house owner with changing capital, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your property worth
Multiple studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. 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 equipped 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 a key component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer buying choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#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 cash down.
Many house owners opt to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since 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 unreliable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine just how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at what price, for at least the next Twenty 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
Wave And Solar Energy To Electricty?
I Have Homework On Energy Sources Producing Electricity.
I Got Stuck On Wave And Tidal. Please Describe How Wave And Tidal Energy Is Used To
Produce Electricity. In A Flow Chart Style With The Form Of Energy Under. Ke--Kinetic Energy
Here Is The Example Of Coal
Coal Burned≫ Heats Water To Steam≫ Steam Turns Turbine≫ Turbine Turns Generator ≫Makes Electricity
Chemical ≫ Thermal ≫ Ke Of Steam ≫ Ke Of Turbine&Generator≫ Electrical
So a Tidal energy generation is similar to a wind turbine. Shifting tides are caused by the moon, the energy is harnessed by using turbines to be rotated by the moving water.
Moon controls tides (moving water)> Moving Water Turns Turbine> Turbine Turns Generator > Makes Electricity.
Gravitational > KE of Water > KE of Turbine & Generator > Electrical.
Electric Car A Farce?
The Chevy Volt Cost $41,000 And Taxpayers Money, But Fuel Economy Is Terrible, But The Government Still Wants Our Money To Support It??? Wtf? Just Like Solar And Wind, The Government Takes Our Hard-Earned Money And Gives It To Big Companies To Build Projects That Will Not Stand On Their Own When Honestly Evaluated.
From Investors.Com Article.
&Quot;So It'S Not An All-Electric Car, But Rather A Pricey $41,000 Hybrid That Requires A Taxpayer-Funded $7,500 Subsidy To Get Car Shoppers To Look At It. But Gee, Even Despite The False Advertising About The Powertrain, Isn'T A Car That Gets 230 Miles Per Gallon Of Gas Worth It?
We Heard Gm'S Then-Ceo Fritz Henderson Claim The Volt Would Get 230 Miles Per Gallon In City Conditions. Popular Mechanics Found The Volt To Get About 37.5 Mpg In City Driving, And Motor Trend Reports: &Quot;Without Any Plugging In, (A Weeklong Trip To Grandma'S House) Should Return Fuel Economy In The High 30S To Low 40S.&Quot;
Car And Driver Reported That &Quot;Getting On The Nearest Highway And Commuting With The 80-Mph Flow Of Traffic — Basically The Worst-Case Scenario — Yielded 26 Miles; A Fairly Spirited Backroad Loop Netted 31; And A Carefully Modulated Cruise Below 60 Mph Pushed The Figure Into The Upper 30S.&Quot;
A $16,000 Ford Or Toyota Will Do Much Better Than This! Why Does Our Governrnent And Our &Quot;Environmentalists&Quot; Keep Lieing To Us??? What Is The Purpose?
First, you could make water sound like a terrible thing if you write about it using certain techniques. It is more in the writing than the subject. The Volt is not a pure electric car. It is not even a pure series hybrid. After about 70mph the engine is powering the wheels and by-passing the electric motor so it is kind of a "hybrid-series hybrid" or a "sometimes parallel hybrid." GM seems to have made a number of false statements about the Volt.1 If lying were a death sentence there may not be too many people, including writers, around these days.
Having 2 drive-trains naturally makes it more expensive than the pure electric Nissan Leaf by around $8000. It is not clear from your quote that the government tax credit comes off the 41,000 price and not the other way around. Is being misleading a lie?
But I would agree that many large operations would not stand on their own without government subsidies. Oil as an energy source for example: see "Might as well leave the oil in the ground!" http://planet.betterplace.com/forum/topi... There are times when the government takes "your hard earned money" to save some from crying when they would lose even more later as society falls apart. There is sometimes a social benefit in subsidies even though we perhaps have too much and too many now.
There is a saying that "figures lie and liars figure." In truth there are several different numbers on the Volt mileage. Here are test drive results showing mileage around 90 mpg for the non-electric portion of the trips: http://www.motortrend.com/features/auto_... This is from the same people who previously helped to point out how GM lied. It seems that the "mileage will vary" subsantially depending upon the driving conditions and who is doing the testing.
At this point, it seems that every auto manufacturer is building or working on some form of electric car. Some don't like to see that happening, but it may be like trying to stop Spring and Summer from coming and it may ultimately be in our best interests. It will be interesting to see who will buy the Volt, how many will be sold, and if GM will crush them after 3 years.
How Many Watts Or Volts Of Electricity Does It Take To Boil A Litre Of Water So All Of It Is Water Vapour?
I'M Doing A Project At School On Desalination (Taking The Salt Out Of Water To Make It Clean) And So I Need To Know How Many Volts It Takes. Everyone Says That Desalination Uses Alot Of Electricity. Is This So?
To boil a liter of water to steam you would need to know its starting temperature. The result of the calculation would be the amount of ENERGY that it would take to do this. Electrical energy is measured in watt-hours.
So you would calculate the amount of energy to take water from the starting temp to boiling, and the amount of energy to take that amount of water from 100C water to steam. The answer is the sum of those 2.
There are other methods to turn salt water to fresh. They are also energy intensive.
There are some really cool techniques called "solar stills" for converting salt water into fresh water. You build one of these for your project and you will get an A.
Cell Phone Battery Invention For A Boardroom Project?
I'M Doing A Group Project Where We Present Our Invention To A Panel Of Judges And I Think It Would Be Cool To Have A Cell Phone Battery That Charges Through Phone Talks. I Don'T Know If That'S Even Possible Though Or How I Would Prove It Would Work. Maybe When You Talk Into Your Phone The Vibrations Of Your Voice Activated A Thin Material In The Battery That Would Produce Kinetic Energy, Some How Charging Your Phone. I Don'T Know. Ideas?
The amount of energy contained in sound waves is miniscule, nowhere near enough to charge a cell phone. You need about 5 watts of electrical power. This amount of power could be obtained from:-
Hand operated crank
Automobile electrical system
Radioisotope Thermal Generator (this would work fine, but you may have some difficulty getting a permit for it).
Faucet powered water turbine
Compressed air turbine
The electrical outlet is, of course the most popular choice. Conservation of energy means that you cannot charge the battery unless you have an adequate power source.
What Type Of Energy Resource Is Nonrenewable?
Technically, even the Sun will run out in 5 billion years and technically, fossil fuels are the chemically stored solar energy collected by photosynthesis millions of years ago. Renewable refers more to it's rate of production versus our rate of use and has more to do with our limited lifespan and the general ignorance of our population. It isn't the fossil fuel that isn't renewable just that we're using the reserves faster than nature will replenish them.