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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 everyday life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothing, seeing 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, many home owners find that the convenience, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower or even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your utility costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have actually increased by approximately three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with changing cash circulation, going solar also assists you much better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property worth
Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are important parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that decide to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes 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 unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute how much electricity will be produced, and most notably, at what rate, 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
Using The &Quot;Load&Quot; Side Hook Up On A Small Solar Panel Inverter, Can I Hook?
Using The &Quot;Load&Quot; Side Hook Up On A Small Solar Panel Inverter, Can I Hook A Small Wired Dc To Dc Converter With A Usb Port To Run A Device Without Running It Through A Battery And Directly To The Device If The Volts Are The Same On Both The Inverter And Usb Connector ?
Not a good idea. Often the output of the panel is unstable, which is why they are designed to charge a battery to stabilise the voltage.
Are All Solar Panels Have The Same Measurements As To Sizes?
There Is A Need To Know On What Are The Sizes Of Solar Panels. Do They Come In Standard Sizes? If So, How Many Watts Can A Single Panel Generate Power. How Many Panels Are Needed To Support A Small Refrige, A Tv- Set And A Small Room Electric Heater? How Much Does One Panel Costs? What Is The Company That Supply This Kind Of Power Alternatives. In The Event There Is Power Failure As That October Snow Storm Upon Which Big Trees Destroyed The Power Lines From Falling Into Them, This Is For This Reason It Is Being Asked For Future Readiness. It Is Is Also A Logical Electric Saver! Thank You!
There is no standardized panel size across manufacturers. Serious panels tend to be the size of a coffee table. Mountnig racks generally come with adjustable hardware to accommodate almost any size panel. As for power output, that varies, too, but present panels tend to be in the 220-watt range, each.
It would not be practical to power just one room from solar, especially only when the power fails. The cheaper alternative for that situation is a little gasoline-powered generator, maybe 1500 watts. You can run it outside and run an extension cord to a power strip inside.
How Many Solar Panels Does It Take To Run A House?
the standard home in the USA is 200A service, 240V (220 - 240) that is 44000 watts (44kW).
There are not many that require 200A all at the same time though, but the capacity is there.
You need to look at your billing record from the utility company to know for sure.
Next, youcannot run directly off solar panels, you do run off power inverters powered by batteries.
So, you need inverters, you need batteries, you need solar panels to keep the batteries charged.
The inverters need to be pure sine wave, no modified sine wave junk.
Panels will cost about $0.75 per watt
Inverters will cost about $2.00 per watt
Batteries will cost you about $1.75 per watt.
Figure in losses... go with about $5.00 per watt
You need 44000 watts to completely remove you from the grid.
Do You Use Passive Solar Panels To Help Heat Your Home?
What Kind Of Performance Do You Get? How Much Did Your System Cost And Did You Do It By Yourself?
This probably isn't the best answer, but here goes. My father-in-law is an electrician at a nuclear power plant, so he knows more than a bit about transmission, generation, and so forth. He told me it was completely impractical to use passive solar panels to heat your home, BUT he has them rigged up in the back yard to heat his water.
So, I'm afraid I don't really have a solid answer, but I can suggest that you might want to be asking another question.
Constructing A Solar Geyser?
So I Have A Solar Heater Which Directly Uses Sunlight To Heat Water In The Tank. Now This Is Fine During Summer (In Fact It Is Excessively Find Coz We Get Boiling Hot Water When We Dont Need It) But During Winter And Monsoon, There Is Some Difficulty Is Getting Hot Water. Now I Am Thinking About Setting Up The Heater In Such A Way That Instead Of Directly Heating The Water, I Want The Solar Panel To Instead Charge A Battery/Inverter Which Then Can Be Used To Heat The Water Whenever I Want It To Ie Change It To A Solar Water Heating Geyser Instead Of An Electric Geyser.
And If This Is Successful, Then Maybe Later On I Can Expand It To Slowly Electrify Different Sections Of My House (Of Course I Would Need More Than One Solar Panel) My Question Is...Is This Possible? I Mean We Get Lot Of Sunlight Where I Live (In Fact It Is The Hottest Place In The Region And Is Known As Sun City) Temperatures Range From Mid 40S (°C) From Mid March To June And In Excess Of 25°C During The Monsoon Period While The Average Temperature Is Over 15°C During Winter (Though It Regularly Drops Below 10°C In Nights) Is This &Quot;Project&Quot; Possible And Feasible? (Both Financially And With Regards To Power Consumption/Efficiency)
What you're talking about is usually done by adding a tankless water heater to the solar thermal system as a backup source of heat. A tankless water heater uses a large amount of power in a very short period of time so a solar photovoltaic system isn't suitable, at least not without a large battery bank. It would be best to tie into the grid and do net metering, drawing the substantial amount of power from the grid for the very brief periods of time when the power is needed and bank the low power produced by the photo-voltaics to offset the cost. An actual battery bank would be expensive and the high power draw would shorten the life of the batteries substantially.
If you change the solar thermal system to a vacuum tube solar thermal collector then you can achieve high temperatures during winter and even on cloudy days but such a system would require safety provisions to vent high pressure steam that would inevitably be generated.
Mind you if a vacuum tube collector system is paired up with a lithium bromide cycle chiller you can have solar powered air conditioning with all that excess heat in the summer. Problem is that absorption cycle chillers are usually quite large, on the order of 150 tons to thousands of tons of cooling, a small 30 ton unit is commercially available but that's enough to cool ten houses and is priced accordingly. Unless you have a micro village sharing a solar thermal loop, absorption cycle chillers are not an economic option.