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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 air conditioning unit, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, numerous residents find that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize and even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big part of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll create free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill cost 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
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity costs have gone up by an average of three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and secure versus unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing cash flow, going solar also assists you much better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your house worth
Multiple research studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to decrease 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 domestic solar panel system will remove three to 4 tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are very important parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that choose to operate properly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation results.
#9 Start Conserving 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 money down.
Lots of property owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- 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 Investment
The energy business are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical energy prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can compute how much electrical power will be created, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
Do I Need To Run A Ground Form My Solar Panel?
I Installed A 60Watt Solar Panel On The Top Of My Patio/Pergola. This Is Wired To A Charge Controller Then A Battery In My Basement. Do I Need To Run A Ground From The Solar Panel? If So, Whats The Easiest Way To Do So? Is A Wire Attached To The Aluminum Frame Then Connected To A Foot Long Rod Into The Ground Enough?
Although it is not essential for the satisfactory operation of your system, the manufacturers of solar panels recommend that solar panels be grounded. Grounding with respect to photovoltaic installations serves several purposes:
1. it bleeds off static electric charge built up from wind and rain;
2. it is an integral part of lightning protection;
3. it provides fault protection, whereby any shorts or faults in circuitry will conduct enough current to ground to trip circuit breakers or fuses and allow fault detection. It is recommended that the earth stake should have a resistance to ground of 25 ohm or less. For adequate lightning protection, between 1 ohm and 5 ohm resistance to ground gives fairly reliable lightning protection. You may need to find an electrician with a multimeter to set up a good grounding for your system. More detailed information may be obtained from the Rainbow Power Company.
Is Impersonating A Detective Illegal?
Well Long Story Short, This Guy Had A Video Of Him Selling Power To The Electric Company Using Solar Panels, And This Guy With The Name &Quot;Detectivehank Merrik&Quot; (And No I Did Not Forget A Space) Says
Cheating The Electric Company Is A Serious Offense Son. I Suggest You Take Down This Video Before We Bring You Up On Charges. You'Ve Got 72 Hours To Comply.
First Of All I Love How He Say &Quot;Son&Quot; As If He Is Talking Down To The Video Poster, Second I Think That Is Funny How He Says &Quot;We&Quot; As If He Is With A Team Like The Fbi Or Something, And Thirdly He Says &Quot;You'Ve Got 72 Hours To Comply&Quot; As If Hes Going To Come And Arrest Him Or Something. The Video Link Is Http://Www.Youtube.Com/Watch?V=Em1cl4aejzy And He Is The Most Recent Comment, At Least When I Post This, And There Is A Small Comment Chain. I Don'T Think His A A Detective Because The Guy Is Legitimately Selling Power To The Electric Company. I Guess Tell Me What You Think And If What This &Quot;Detective&Quot; Is Doing Is Illegal, I Don'T Have A Problem With Moderating Youtube Videos And I Think That Is Fine, But I Think It Becomes A Problem When He Starts Accusing People Of Doing Nothing And Acting Like A Real Macho Detective.
impersonating a detective is the same as impersonating a cop, but this is pathetic i mean come on, a cop or fbi wont comment on a youtube video about how to save electric or some other b.s, no one will take him seriously. btw he's a troll not a detective, lastly if the electric company finds out their team will find you and send you a nice letter saying to take it down or request youtube to do it themselves.
With All The Talk On Space Solar. How Many Solar Panels Would It Take Too Eventually Start Causing Dimming?
Just A Thought We Damage The Earth In So Many Ways With Oil As, Unless You Are Living In A Shell W/Out Inet You Can Clearly See. What Makes Us So Sure Sending Solar Panal After Solar Panel Up Into Space Will Eventually Start Deflecting The Sun. Or How Would Could We Beam The Energy From A Really Long Distance ?
Well the solar panels on the ISS are so tiny they will make no difference.
There are ideas to put solar panel farms bigger than football pitches into orbit and then send the power down to earth on microwaves, but these will only effect us if they get between us and the sun when they will look like a black dot crossing the sun on those rare occasions that they occult it
The best place is in geostationary orbit when a complete belt of panels round the equator will be 180000 miles long
Fur the panel to completely block out the sun (like a solar eclipse) it would need to be 250 miles across, but even then the darkness would Only be a mile or so across and only last a few seconds
But a belt of panels 250 miles wide and 180 000 miles long round the equator will make a permanent (sort of) shadow a mile wide all round the equator, but it would drift north and south about 10 000 miles with the seasons
Should We Add Some Tax To Coal Produced Electricity?
Raisin Caine Said, &Quot;.. This Is An Artificial Raising Of The Cost In The Us, The Overall Effect For The Rest Of The World Market Will Be A Lowering (Less Demand = Lower Prices). The End Result Is That Any Country That Does Not Wish To Tax Themselves And Artificially Increase The Cost Of Their &Quot;Dirty&Quot; Energy Will Be Able To Get The &Quot;Dirty&Quot; Energy At A Lower Price.&Quot;
Which I Agree With.
(Sorry, Raisin, I'Ll Try Not To Let It Happen Again.)
However, Considering That There Is A Problem With Rising Co2 And Burning Coal, Is There Anything That Could Offset The Increase In Electricity Cost?
Could We Have A General Import Duty From Countries That Don'T Tax Coal Burning?
Could We Limit Imports From Countries That Don'T Tax Coal Burning?
What Could Be Done That Would Both Make Coal More Expensive, And At The Same Time, Encourage Other Countries To Do The Same?
Absolutely. This is why international agreements are so important.
There are also revenue neutral options. A company that switches to solar power in British Columbia enjoys tax credits. They can increase profits and reduce costs. A resident gets tax credits (funded by heavy CO2 emitters) can then buy products cheaper from the more efficient company.
I Need Help With Solar Panels?
Hi, I Have A 115 Volt, Window Unit A/C Unit. I'M Curious To Know How Many Solar Panels It Would Take To Power It, For About 4 Hours A Day, And Maybe 6 At Night
We can make some assumptions and guess. Suppose the A/C averages 500 watts of power (1 kW, but the compressor only runs 50% of the time). You have 10 hours of usage, so that's 5 kilowatt-hours (kWh).
In my area, that would equate to 1 kW of panels, or about four 250 W panels. If you were to run it only in the summer, maybe 3 of those panels could keep up. But remember, this is for my area. Your area may be quite different.
Also, if you install grid-tied solar, it won't matter whether the panels exactly cover the usage of your air conditioner. Grid-tied works alongside regular grid electricity, with no batteries at all. If you generate more than the house needs, the excess is sold to the power company, and applied to your later bills. If you generate less than the house needs, the power company sells you enough to make up for what you need.