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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 resident to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, lots of residents find that the benefit, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can comprise a large part of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility expenses and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power costs savings, the typical American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the past ten years, property electrical energy costs have gone up by an average of 3 percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer more rapidly 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 become more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties 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 a crucial part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal residential solar panel system will remove three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are crucial parts of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that select to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, creating goodwill and improving organisation results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many house owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 utility companies are infamous for their varying and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can determine what does it cost? electricity will be created, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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 Choose Between Solar Panels And Aircraft Fuselage Report?
If You Were To Be Asked To Write A Material(S) Report On Either
Which Would You Choose?
Well I Was Asked To Choose Between These Two,So I Guess That If I Choose What The Majority Wouldn'T, I Might Just Score A Little Bit Higher,What Do You Think?If You Are The Lecturer You Would Want Something Different Right?
Solar Panels. Solar panels is a generic term for any semiconductor that converts solar energy to electrical energy. However there many different kinds of solar panels and constructed in different ways from different materials. There is the generic polysilicon solar panels for residential installation on one end of the spectrum. On the other end are very high efficiency (and expensive) solar cells used on the Mars Orbiter that are constructed of so called "triple junction" GaAs/Ge solar cells. In addition there are also the thin film solar cells that are being researched that use Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) to form junctions and make very efficient cells on very thin substrates. I would say that research into materials that can be used for solar cells is one of the hottest research fields right now.
(That being said, I really did enjoy "Airframe" by Micheal Crithon. Whenever I'm in a plane during bad weather I always thing of the engineers that designed the plane... what assumptions did they make... what tradeoffs did they make... )
Tell Me Everything You Know About Installing Solar Panels On A Home For Personal Energy Use.
depending on how many you are going to use--if you have more than enough to run your home -- you can sell the rest to the elec co. I seen on tv where folks had roof panels and his elec bill sometimes paid him--mostly was 0-30 $ a mo he had approx 12 panels
Which Is Most Cheapest And Efficient Solar Panel To Generate Electricity?
I Am Looking To Purchase Very Good Solar Panel To Generate Electricity, Please Tell Me About The Best And Cheapest And Where It Is Available To Buy Including The Accessories To Light And Run The Electric Heater Or Stove And A Refrigerator.
Best/most efficient and cheapest are never the same.
cheap means making compromises on performance, reliability etc.
Using electric for heating is very wastefull, and nothing short of an industrial sized photovoltaic instalation will be able to deliver the power reqiured for a typical 2-3kW electric heater or stove. 6m2 of most efficient/expensive pv would produce enough for a hairdryer in good conditions. plus most heating demand is at night, so large battery needed. Better to use solar thermal design and heat stores.
Even a fridge/heat pump has high start up currents that would need careful design and a large battery to deliver.
Would It Make A Difference Where You Live In Order To Use Solar Panels? Why? Please Help!?
Would It Make A Difference Where You Live In Order To Use Solar Panels? Why?
For personal use, they can, for the most part, be functional anywhere. Recall though, insolation (solar radiation making contact with the earth's surface) has a constant directional source (the direction of the sun). While the solar constant (total energy emitted/unit ares of the sun) is, as stated, constant, the earth is spherical, so northern and southern portions receive less energy per unit area. You can see this first hand by experimenting with a piece of paper and a light. the sheet of paper is significantly more illuminated when perfectly perpendicular to the light source than when at an angle. what this means is that regions near(er) the equator will make much better use of regions further away from the equator because the equator represents the region most frequently in proximity to the sub-solar point (the point on the globe at any given time where the sun is directly overhead (meaning the earths surface at this point is virtually perpendicular to the incoming solar radiation). In the U.S., the most prime area for solar energy farming is the american southwest (arizona, eastern california, new mexico). This is fantastic, except for the fact that this is the area of the U.S. which is least populated, meaning the bulk of the energy produced (if not self produced for personal, local needs) would need to be transported to metropolitan areas, or at least areas of higher population, and therefore higher energy use rates. This translates to the west coast to a degree, which is comparatively close, and to a much greater degree, the east coast. As energy is transported, roughly 10% is lost per 1000 miles of transport because of the imperfect transmission mediums we use today (room temperature superconductors are not yet known), so significant portions of the energy will be lost transporting all this solar energy to locations where it will be needed. Keep in mind, solar panels are capable of forming energy from the ultraviolet, which does penetrate clouds, and is therefore present closer to the east coast, but their efficiency with ultraviolet is much lower.
In conclusion, they're useful almost anywhere, but the degree to which depends on global position (angle of incidence of solar radiation) and on local weather patterns (too cloudy reduced efficiency).
Which Is Better: Diy Solar Panel Vs Commercial Grade Solar Panel?
Would Like To Know If The Diy Solar Panel Systems Can Be As Efficient As A Commercial Grade Panel.
What kind of panel are you talking about? Solar thermal, as in for hot water/room heating? Or photovoltaic?
In the end its a matter of how good your DIY skills are and from what level of DIY you are talking about. eg, if you are buying the panels and installing them yourself, then there should be no difference. If you are fabricating the panels then you better be good at what you do. Creating photovoltaic cells is not a simple task. Soldering purchased cells together to create panels is tricky as they are easily damaged. Efficiency should not be a problem, but finish might be as well as robustness. It would be safer to buy complete panels and just mount them yourself and set up the batteries ans switch gear. But use good gear and follow instructions very carefully.
With thermal panels you might not get the same levels of efficiency by using cheaper materials, std glass instead of non reflective for instance, but if space is not an issue, then you can get more heat out by going bigger and still save overall.