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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 ac system, cleaning clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of homeowners find that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity prices have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your house value
Numerous studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added 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 development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to reduce 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 typical domestic solar panel system will get rid of 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that decide to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous property owners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This means that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can determine just how much electricity will be produced, and most notably, at what cost, for at least 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
Oil Money: Obama Vs. Mccain?
Obama And The Dems New Video Attacks Mccain As Being "Exxon John" (Search For Yourself), Indicating That Mccain Is In The Pocket Of Exxon. Reality Is A Bit Different. We All Know That In 2005 Obama Voted For That Cheney Energy Bill That Extended The Subsidies To Big Oil. Mccain Voted Against It, Specifically Because Of That.
Up Through June, Obama Received More Money From Exxon Contributers Than Mccain Has. He Has Received More From Bp And Chevron Too For That Matter.
Granted, Mccain Gets More Money Overall From Oil And Gas Company Contributions, That Is To Be Expected When He Wants To Drill And Obama Wants To Tax Them To Death.
How Is It That Obama Can Get Away With Attacking Mccain For Being In The Pocket Of Exxon, When He Has Received More Contributions From Them? What Do You Think?
they both support big oil, i support mccain here because he recognizes that supporting the company that fuels our nation is not necessarily an evil. right now there is no replacement for oil, we could try to use ethonal, but that would starve world and many think it takes more energy to create than it releases when used. I think we just have to wait till we create an efficient environmentally friendly battery, then use nuclear energy to supply homes with energy to recharge battery.
Why Dont They Build A Solar Plant With Magnifing Glasses On Giant Poles Pionting Down At The The Pole.?
With Special Mirrors To Bend All Magnefied Sunlight Onto Required Spot.
They use mirrors instead of magnifying glasses but there are solar power plants where the concentrated heat of the sun is used to produce energy through a turbine:
How Many Cell Phones Can I Charge Off Of A Marine Battery?
On Scout Trips, We Have Several Parents With Cell Phones. If We Connect A Power Inverter To A Marine Battery, And Charge 10 Phones One Time Per Day, How Many Days Will The Battery Last Before It Needs A Charge?
Assume The Battery Has 55-60 Amp Hours And Is A Brand New Deep Cycle Marine Type, And There Is A Variety Of Phone Brands So Average Phone Charging Energy Requirement.
If You Know Of A Formula To Use, Simple Formula For A Simple Guy..., I Could Try To Adjust The Estimate For 15 Phones Charged Once Per Day.
Once I Know This Thing Will Get Us Through A Day Or 2 (Or More), I Could Then Figure Out How Large Of A Solar Panel And Solar Charge Controller Would Be Required To Keep This &Quot;Charging Station&Quot; Going For A Full Week Of Summer Camp.
Please Site The Basis For Your Formula So I Know It'S Not A Wild Guess, I Can Do That On My Own Thank You, And Understand That It Will Be Used As A &Quot;Ballpark&Quot; Figure. It Will Be Put To Use For A Good Cause If We Can Make It Work Within Our Budget.
My camera has a 1200 mA-hour battery. My cell phone, 900 mA-hour. My PC 5000 amp-hour. An iphone 1400 mA-hour. At about 10 volts
Take 1000 mA-hour or 1 amp-hour as average, x15 = 15 amp-hour. At about 10 volts that is 150 watt-hour
Figure 50% losses for the inverters and chargers, and the charge/recharge cycle. That means you need 300 watt-hours from the battery.
A 60 amp-hour battery x 12 volts is 700 watt-hours.
It looks like you have 700/300 = 2 days just from the battery. But this assumes all the phones are totally dead, and they won't be, unless everyone is using them pretty heavily.
But that number is not important, unless you can have 2 days with no sun. In that case you would be dead out. As to the size of the solar panel, it can be small. Using the above numbers, you would need 150 watt-hours per day, and if you get 8 hours of sun, that is about 20 watts worth of solar panels.
Way To Stop Using Fossil Fuels Completely?
So I'M Asking Is There Alternative Energy Source Plus Other Stuff For Production To Completely Stop Using Fossil Fuel. Literally, So Stopping Fossil Fuel And Fully Support Amount Of Energy Produced By Fossil Fuels And Producing Other Stuff.
The only ways require a sustainable and adjustable source of energy. These are 1) Hydroelectric 2) Nuclear 3) Geothermal.
Wind and Solar can only deliver about 30% of their capacity to meet actual demand, with the rest being basically wasted or given away at very high cost to consumers who pay the Transmission costs.
Unfortunately those other sources will probably top out at 15% -25% in total because of their various problems.
In short, fossil fuels would still be required to meet 45-50% of total energy demand for the next century or so. The cost of doing that will bankrupt the global economy since alternatives are about 20 times more expensive than Natural Gas and about 3.7X more costly than oil. People who say otherwise generally don't include anything but very direct costs for generation and when you include loss of tax revenue the number become substantially worse than what I mentioned!
One thing that I forgot to mention with respect to cost of alternatives such as wind and solar is that the biggest component of their cost will be the hidden Transmission costs. As these costs become obviously excessive, more and more consumers such as heavy industry will start to self generate energy by solar and natural gas generators. This will drive up the costs significantly for Transmission since only a few consumers would be left to pay for that Transmission. I estimate status quo costs at about 13 cents for the average residential consumer, but those costs could reach 26 cents or 39 cents pretty easily which would result in costs of about 39 cents to 42 cents per Kilowatt Hour of electricity vs the current 8.5 cents to 11 cents per Kilowatt Hour that is the current case.
If "green " technologies proceed as a mass move, the cost of Energy will skyrocket in all conceivable ways and there will be a major global recession. Don't forget that you still must have a 45-50% supply of fossil fuels to meet demand so costs are largely redundant!
Why Is The Shape Of A Solar Collector To Heat Water Important?
What Shapes Are Best For Solar Collector To Heat Water And Why Is The Shape Important??
Using a solar collector to heat water needs to be parabolic / curved in order to focus the heat on your water pipe (or whatever your whatever you water is being contained in). Just putting your pipe (as is used in a solar reflectivity plant) in front of a flat mirror would do essentially nothing. Focusing the Sun's rays (sort of like a magnifying glass) greatly increases the amount of thermal energy ("heat") that you're putting into that water. Put in that pipe, and properly shape the reflector, and you'll make a solar reflectivity plant useful enough to actually... use.