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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 clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity bill savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, domestic electricity costs have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure against unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or property owner with changing capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Several research studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties 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 a key part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are essential parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that pick to operate properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of customer acquiring choices, developing goodwill and improving 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 loan down.
Lots of homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar supplier for electricity-- 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 utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can compute how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at what rate, for a minimum of 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
When Solar Panels Is Generating Energy, Where The Excess Energy Go When The Input Power More Than Need? And?
Depends on what type of solar power system you are using. If you are using a grid tied system, then any extra electricity you do not use will be sent back to the grid, and the local electrical company will purchase it from you.
But, if you are using a off grid system, then you will need deep cell battery storage for any extra power you create. Plus, you will need the battery system to use at night when the solar panels are not able to collect power.
The Laws Of Physics State That Energy Cannot Be Converted Or Destroyed. So Where Does Wind Come From?
This Is Confusing Me, If It Cannot Be Created Or Destroyed, Then How/Where Does Wind Come From? Also Is There Infinite Wind?
NO! The law states that energy cannot be CREATED nor DESTROYED but can be converted. This is the LAW OF CONSERVATION OF ENERGY.
Then, where does wind come from?
First, all of energy in our planet earth came from the sun, the solar energy. This solar energy heated the earth making different temperatures in different parts of the earth. Some parts has cold and some has warm. Air travel from warm area to cold area. The motion or movement of air is the wind.
Also, there is this CORIOLIS EFFECT, which is caused by the rotation of the earth and the inertia of the mass experiencing the effect. This effect also create wind.
Hope that answers your curiosity.
Which Is Better Hydro Power Energy ,Or Solar Power Energy?
I'M Doing A Science Fair Project And I Need Some Help. Which Is Better Hydro Powerr Or Solar Power. Where I Live, There Are Streams Running In The Backyard Off Everyones House. So Hydro Power Is More Usful Here. What Do Y'All Think?
hydropower is proven and reliable technology and currently the most dominant source of renewable energy in United States while solar power is the fastest growing industry in the country ans also the most abundant renewable energy source.
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Should Solar Energy Use Be Increased?
Yes, California is trying to do just that. A few years ago we passed a law that requires energy companies and other manufacturing to begin reporting their emissions no later than this year and then begin working on reducing their emissions. The Goal is for CA as a state to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by I think 2012.
A couple of ways we are working to achive this goal is not allowing utility companies to buy "dirty energy" from nearby states, the entire energy portfolio is considered when calculating emissions, no matter where the energy was produced. That has forced the energy companies to turn to clean renewable energy.
We have a great renewable energy rebate system in CA, it varies depending on how an individual utility choses to use it. I am in the process of installing PV solar panels and I was able to get a $10K rebate from my local utility, I will also get a $2K federal tax credit, this has cut my out of pocket expense by half. My system should be paid for in less than 6 years, less in energy prices go up faster than expected.
The CA program is helping set the stage for other states, we have increased demand for panels which has increased production, which in turn lowers prices. This program has had a great economic impact for the state.
My solar panels help relieve the grid by supplying my home with electricity during peak demand. We currently suffer from rolling brown outs when we have heat waves, this could be a thing of the past. It is also cheaper to instal PV panels on homes and business than to build more electrcity plants.
Do The Solar Panels Store Energy?
Jay is telling you the correct answer about the PE cells. In addition, unless you have a "off grid " system most PE systems installed today don't use batteries to store energy rather they use an inverter to change the DC power to AC and synchronizes it with the utility power entering your home or business where it is consumed. Then when you generate more power than you use it is back fed into the power grid and you receive credits from the power company for that energy.
On the surface solar energy seems very simple but in reality it is very complex.