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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, many homeowners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize and even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, company, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a big portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power rates have gone up by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unpredictable increases in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or house owner with ever-changing cash flow, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home worths and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that select to run properly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of customer buying decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 utility business are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what cost, for a minimum of 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
When Are Solar Panels Easily Accessible To Other People?
I Know That Solar Panels Are Available Now, But They Are Too Expensive For People To Use, And They Are Too Expensive To Manufacture. I Just Need A Brief Answer On When Are Solar Panels Are &Quot;Easily&Quot; Obtainable To The General Public. Please Add Sources.
Do not fall into the trap of paying boatloads of money for supposed eco friendly alternatives. The making of these "renewable energy sources" cause a lot of pollution and solar panels are made w/rare metals.
Of course the people selling em to you aren't gonna tell you about this and many are made in China where the government couldn't care less about pollution, not only do the people suffer, this will eventually reach us.
How Many Solar Panels Do You Need To Power A House?
I Am Starting To Consider Getting Solar Panels Instead Of Paying Electric Bills Which Are Somewhat Higher Now Than They Used To Be
Solar power is expensive power. The costs have been coming down but unless it's the only option or there are government subsidies, it would still be less expensive to buy electricity from the grid. The way you compare the upfront costs of solar power with monthly bills is by the Internal Rate of Return equation or the Net Present Value calculation. Vendors will use the payback periods to try and convince you into a financial decision where they reap all the benefits so you need to learn how to do a proper financial analysis.
The average US household uses about 950 kwh per month, unless you are very wealthy, you will not be able to afford enough panels for that and you probably don't have enough roof space. You will have to reduce your power usage as much as possible.
Batteries are expensive and inefficient. Lead acid batteries are 95% efficient at discharging but only 50% efficient at charging. A battery based system would not only include the costs of the batteries but would also double the number of panels required. Lead acid batteries have their lives rated at only 20% draws on their capacities, they lose a lot of life with each deep cycle. There are deep cycle batteries which have thicker plates but they are also rated at 20% draw and a deep cycle battery's life would drop to 94% with just one deep cycle draw. This means, it's customary to buy five times your diurnal capacity worth of batteries, fortunately this allows for several cloudy days. If you do want to have deep discharges, buy Nickel Iron batteries.
You will want a grid tied system instead where you sell the power you produced to the utility and buy back what you need effectively turning the grid into a 100% efficient battery. Of course, there are costs involved as the utilities would likely charge a monthly fee just to be hooked up so this cost must be taken into account. There is also the risk that the utilities may change their net-metering arrangements on you later.
What Is The Carbon Footprint Of Solar Panels? And The Amount Of Time They Have To Produce Power To Cover It?
This is just one of but 1000 questions that the eco moron's never bother to ask...........mainly because they really don't want to know. And thus are the fools when they badger people over thier so called "data" or science.
Truth be told, there are different types of solar cells, and therefore having different 'carbon footprints'. The most commonly of course being the "Thin Film" cells but technology is already changing and there are better cells being created to increase the number of volts per square inch.
Since there are many different sizes as well, the only way one could compare the carbon footprint would be to reduce the unit to 1 square inch for a common comparison as well as investigating any changes between technologies and tolerances.
I don't know of anyone whom has done such a study as yet.
Environmental Benefit Of Solar Panels?
I Am Writing Some Mock Legislation For A School Club And I Need To Know Some Of The Environmental Effects Of Solar Panels. Also, Where Can I Find Specific Studies(Like From Colleges And/Or Universities) Proving These Benefits As Well As Benefits And Reasons Of Going Green.
I'm glad you stated 'effects' of solar panels.
One must really examine how much energy it takes to manufacture these components and how long does it take to achieve a level of energy or carbon neutrality.
Here is a technologists view of the whole energy picture:
This specific file will give you technical input about some of the fundamental engineering issues.
Mr Lancaster has also included many references to static information sources in this document and his rather exhaustive website of information.
A practical and interest site includes some common sense trials and layman designs:
I hope this gives you some insight and at least a start. Enjoy.
What Is The Best Solar Panel-Generator-Battery Kit To Buy?
There are many type of battery kit to buy according to your requirements. I will suggest you to few of among them.
Xantrex Powerhub 1800 Watt Solar Generator Kit with 2 Solar Panels for Homes, Cabins and Apartments
Xantrex PowerHub 1800 Watt Solar Generator Kit with 3 Solar Panels for Homes, Cabins and Apartments
1800 Watt Solar Generator Complete with (2) 100 AH Batteries - For Homes, Cabins
Goal Zero Yeti 400 Solar Generator Kit - Portable Solar Generator for Medium Appliances