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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 house owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of residents find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big part of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy costs savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the past 10 years, property electricity rates have increased by approximately three percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with changing money circulation, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your house value
Several research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market 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 country. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible 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 remove 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of consumer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many homeowners opt to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
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 companies are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can determine just how much electrical energy 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
Help Me Please!!!!!!?
Tell Me Good Things That Nuclear Energy (Fossil Fuels) Can Do That Benefits The World That A Green Sources (Renewable Energy) Can'T Do. Thank You :)
Just to be clear, nuclear energy is not a fossil fuel. I don't know if it's just the phrasing, but they are two separate things. Fossil fuels are things like coal, natural gas, and oil. But I get you're asking about renewables versus non-renewables.
The first thing is that for many power stations that rely on the environment, you have to be very selective where you can put them. It's no good to build a solar station unless you get a lot of sun, or a wind farm unless you get a lot of wind, etc. Non-renewables give you a lot more freedom. If the world were to tear down ALL the non-renewables, we would start to run into issues of "okaaay... what can replace this one?"
But that's not even close to the biggest problem. Problem two: The output of most renewables (with the notable exception of dams) is pretty wimpy compared to coal and nuclear. They just aren't on the same playing field. To get rid of all of the non-renewables at our present technology level, you would be coating enormous parts of the world with renewable plants to make up for it. Ouch.
But still, not the biggest problem. Most renewables are key to the fact that their energy source is not always there. (The sun doesn't always shine, the wind doesn't always blow, etc.) So a big part of that technology is stockpiling and storing the energy... so everyone's lights will stay on 24/7. That's what capacitors do. Very unfortunately, our capacitor technology is not what it needs to be for renewables to really be awesome. Energy storage is VERY hard on a big scale. If there is an extended period of low input, there would be massive blackouts. And if we haven't got our non-renewables hanging around to play back-up, then what?
I do support renewables. I think the world should be diversifying its energy sources and taking the weight off of the bigger plants. And there are some interesting renewable concepts that may have decent promise, particularly because they don't have the capacitor problem since their energy sources are constant.
But the population needs to understand that it is not politics and it is not money standing in the way. It is technology. I have faith in human innovation. We will get there. But we are not there yet, and it's going to take quite a lot of time because these are very tricky problems. Green energy is still a baby. It can help, but it cannot stand alone.
Alternative Energy Research Paper?
So My English Class Has To Write A 15 Page Research Paper And We'Re Working On Picking Topics. My First Thought Was To Write It About Alternative Energy (Green Energy, Other Fuel Sources, Etc.). The Thing Is That I Have To Argue Something In The Paper But I Dont Know What I Could Argue About This Topic. Any Input On This Topic Is Greatly Appreciated Thanks!
Yep I just did a shorter version on the same topic not too long ago. The way I did it was to look at the energy savings and environment versus cost. Lets say you want to put up a wind turbine to energize your house. Now that will set you back around 80K. It will last you around fifteen years minus what it costs for repairs and maintenance. Now if you were just hooked up to the grid, your monthly electric bill is say 100 a month, 1200 annually, in 20 years it would cost you 24K. There is wind, solar, geothermal and others but the other caveat is manufacturing. To build a transformer, wind turbines, geothermal piping, pumps they still have to be built somewhere as in a factory that is tied to the grid, coal plants, nuclear power plants and so on so where is the environmental savings? The one thing I could do was look ahead to the future but not in five or ten years but maybe your kids, kids, kids, and a hundred years from now, not two years before the next politician can get himself elected blabbing about it. So basically I took a stand point of yes, it is good (and yes I do agree that we need to do something different) but for right now it is more expensive for us to put that out on the market like you would buy a loaf of bread than to stick with what we have until more viable "cost effective" solutions are found. By the way they have been doing wind turbines in California since the 80' and what? They still have nuclear and coal plants? :) So it is going to take a lot of time and my argument that was a hundred years from now like I said earlier. So I think if you might want to take the stance of yes, it is a good thing and yes there are many sources available and you can find resources for quite a few they are working on right now but cost effectiveness is currently not there but still we need to look far into the future and maybe not so much in our lifetimes that we will or even can rid ourselves of dependency on natural resources such as oil, gas, etc. I'll throw in the "conclusion" of my paper so you can get an idea of the azimuth I took on it to give you an idea and maybe you can use it or not but in either case hope it helps.
I stuck with Solar, Wind and Geothermal for this paper:
Alternative energy sources being developed today are still in the stages of being more than a hefty goal to rid ourselves of fossil fuels and nuclear sources of energy. While all three have distinct advantages in that many are technically “free, renewable, and to many degrees sustainable,” each have their associated “Achilles heels” in regard to startup, manufacturing and installation costs and even more so when considering the added future cost of maintaining the systems, early replacement of major components and in the case of geothermal energy sources, the high possibility that the area used can “dry up” in less than a year or last for decades. As a long term goal, finding cost effective and viable alternative energy sources is a must when thinking eons ahead of our own lifetimes while the major factor to overcome is the current monetary costs and what can be manufactured as a replacement for individual consumers or at the very least, spread the higher cost of installation and maintenance and usage as a lower effective cost across a larger spectrum of a community or population while decreasing and eliminating our dependency on fossil fuels as our main energy source.
Energy Resources Other Than Non-Renewable Energy Are Generally Referred To As Alternative Energy Sources.?
Why Is It Important To Develop Alternate Energy Sources?
It's important because primary, finite energy sources, like coal, can run out sooner than later. There's no shortage, yet we all aren't conserving as much as we possibly could.
Alternate energy like nuclear, thermal, solar, etc. also have great potential to outdo fossil fuels, and what they are capable of currently.
Plus, burnt coal, oil, and other fuels derived from fossils/long dead organisms, give off tons of delicious carbons and such into the air, which isn't healthy, but isn't the end of the world. Though, it does correlate with how the earth changes over time.
In short, it's important because it is useful, slightly unknown to us, and maybe a tad safer.
The real question is, why wouldn't it be important?
Physics Help Needed..Questions About Energy.?
When You Bounce On A Trampoline, , How Do You Increase Your Total Mechanical Energy?
How Is Hydroelectric Energy A Form Of Solar Energy?
If A Force Is In The Negative Direction, Then The Work It Does Is Negative, True Or False?
What Kind Of Quantity Is The Kilowatt Hour?
You increase your total mechanical energy on a trampoline by jumping in such a manner that you send energy into the elastic cords which hold the mat. It is the same idea as pumping up a swing. you use your muscles to put energy into the system.
Hydroelectric is a form of solar because solar energy evaporates the water which falls as rain and is trapped behind the dam to generate electricity.
Force does work regardless of the direction, it takes work to change the velocity of a car whether to speed up or slow down.
A killowatt hour is a measure of electrical output equal to
3,600,000 joules. see the link below for details.
How To Save Money On Electricty Bill?
I'Ve Read About Making Solar Panels, But I Want Scientific Answers, And Advice First. Is It Worth It? Are There Any Other Safe Ways/Substitutes To Paying Hundreds A Month For Electricity?
For Solar Energy, you're going to have to put in at least $20 - $30,000 for the panels. You're going to have to have some sort of storage tank for the stored energy to be released by your Solar Panels into. With extra energy, you can sell it to power companies for some $$. You need a storage tank because, what if you have a cloudy day? You need some of that energy to back up your refrigerator or computer!
~Hope this helps! It costs you a lot at first, but it all works out in the end!