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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, watching TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing 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 substantial, numerous residents find that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps remove your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big part of your regular monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, residential electricity prices have gone up by an average of three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a company or property owner with changing cash circulation, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home worth
Multiple research studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell 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 end up being more educated 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 component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure 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 significantly decrease that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are essential components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that opt to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners choose to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electricity will be generated, and most notably, at exactly what cost, for at least the next Twenty 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
Can You Store Solar Energy?
If You Can Store Solar Energy, How Do You Do It And Would It Work With A Home Made Solar Panel
Yes you can store solar energy. I'm guessing that you are talking about electric energy. If so: Use the solar energy to charge a battery. That is current technology's "choice of storage".
At a more basic level you can store solar energy by having it heat your hot water through a simple circulation system of coils exposed to the sun. You can store solar energy to heat your house by having a large mass (concrete, stone, dark-colored drums of water) exposed to the sun - then suck the heat out when you need it.
Going back farther- Burn wood: It is energy from the sun, it can be stored (well, stacked) and is renewable. And, it's good, healthful exercise! I DO know - after a bunch of years in Vermont.
I'm really curious about "home made solar panel" idea. Can you do it? Will what you make serve you better (be more productive or cheaper) than what's on the market?
(I lived on an island with a generator, charger/inverter, battery bank for 5 years. This is curiosity - but more than just idle curiosity.)
I'd appreciate your response to my question(s).
If You Lived In Alaska Would You Invest In Solar Panels For Your Home, Why?
Lol This Might Be A Stupid Question To Ask But Im Really Not Sure If Alaska Is A Good Place To Install Solar Panels... Is It?
I Have Exams Tomorrow And This Specific Question Will Be On The Test, If You Think It Is A Bad Or Good Idea, Why?
Sorry Im Really Puzzeled
Thanks In Advance!
Since this is a school exam question, I think they are only looking for the most basic answer.
The angle of the sun is low in northern latitudes, meaning Alaska gets much less sun than the other states on a year-round basis. That's one reason it's cold. It does warm up with long days in summer, but the amount of sun year-round is still low on an average basis.
That's probably the main reason to answer no. There are some cases where it might be a good idea, for example, if you have an isolated cabin, solar might be the best way to make electricity, expensive as it would be in Alaska.
How Many Solar Panels Do You Need To Run A House?
How Many Solar Panels Do You Need To Run An Air Conditioned House? To Be Exact, An 3,4000 Square Foot House? And How Much Would The Total Cost Be?
My guess is that your real interest is in saving money? If you are thinking long term, solar electricity can save money if you live in a suitable area. It does not have to run the entire house. A modern system will work side-by-side with the normal power you use today, so whether the solar displaces 10% of your electricity or 100%, you can still save money.
The only way to get an accurate estimate of the financials is to ask a solar installer for a quote. Prices of systems vary widely depending on how much power you want, and the local price of labor.
Who Installs Solar For Commercial At The Shore In Nj?
We Have An Oceanfront Beachhouse Right On The Sand Dune That Use To Be Part Of The Summer Compound Of The Barrymore Theatre Family When They Lived & Filmed At The Nj Shore.
It Is Presently 4 Unused Apartments For 15+ Years And Has Been Rezoned Waterfront/Commercial/Residential.
Our Plan Is To Either Rent Out The 4 Apartments Or Make It An Oceanfront Bed & Breakfast. Sober Guest House & Possibly Rent Thru Sobervacations.Com To 12 Step Recovery Folks.
Many Solar Panel Stores are available in NJ. But it would be cheap, if it is purchased online from Agritura. I believe, it provides all essentials neede to install and maintain solar devices. Check this here: http://www.agritura.com/index.php/cat/c73_Solar-Devices.html/category/Solar-Devices
Im A Teenager How Can I Help The Environment?
I Wrote A List Of Things To Do This Year And Being More Environmentally Friendly Was One Of Them So Any Ideas How I Can Acheve This ? X
- buy products with less packaging
- try not to waste things
- compost organic materials rather than dumping it in the garbage
- Take advantage of natural sunlight whenever possible rather than turning on lights
- Take shorter showers
- Turn off and/or unplug things whenever they are not in use (chargers, game consoles, and lights are the biggest culprits!)
- don't buy things you don't need
- set your computers to sleep mode and hibernate
- Buy reusable rather than disposable (water bottles, shopping bags, plates)
- donate usuable items that you don't need
Reuse common household items: http://www.theenterprisebulletin.com/Art...
Crafts& DIY: http://crafts.kaboose.com/holidays/earth...
Google is great. Have an item that you don't need, but don't want to throw out? Google other ways to use them.
- Recycle all recyclable items :) rather than throw them in the trash
Buy organic, natural products
See, you don't need to spend a fortune on fancy cars and solar panels. :) You might even save a lot of money by going green.