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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 home owners to use the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, washing clothing, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, many property owners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, residential electricity rates have actually gone up by approximately three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your house value
Several research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for properties equipped 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 an essential element of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 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 duty are very important parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to run properly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.
#9 Start Saving 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 loan down.
Lots of property owners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar supplier 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 changing and undependable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy math, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most importantly, 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
How Does The Energy From A Solar Power Station Reach The Houses?
Pls. Answer Quickly!! I Need It For My Social Project Which Is Due Next Week. I Want How The Power From A Solar Power Station Reach Homes. It Should Not Be How Power Reaches From The Solar Panels On Top Of Roofs To The House! Thank You In Advance!!!!
Electricity from a solar power plant is transfered in the same way as other power production methods. The power enters the grid at a "sub station" and runs through a transformer to bring it to the right transmission voltage. The power then travels down the desired power line to a residential substation for example. This substation transforms the power into 240v single phase power. This power is spit in half at each houses electrical box and provides all the home outlets with 120V Ac.
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When Do You Think The World'S Fossil Fuel Supply Will Run Out?
Also, What Reprocussions Would It Bring? How Would It Affect Our Lives?
Look at it like this, the Earth wil never run "out" of oil or gas or coal or whatever, it will just be so expensive to get that resource out and make it usable that it's cheaper to use something else.
The best book I've read on the subject is probably this one, http://www.amazon.com/End-Oil-Edge-Peril...
The problem is we've got multiple clocks ticking down.
1. The cost of fuels will simply go up, one day it will be a Katrina or a 9/11 type event - the price will shoot up , and just not come back down.
The immediate effects would be a recession or possibly a depression if the circumstances were bad enough. Asuming that we recovered in less than a decade or two, the SUV or most any other kind of conventional vehicle will be gone , something like super-efficient hybrids will replace them (60-90MPG) will be the norm in just a few years anyway since the Prius has set the mark. More people will live in cities since driving / country/suburban living will be for the very rich.
In the US the CAFE standards would be enforced for the first time in 25 years.
2. Global warming - we've got about 10 to 20 years to do something radical - which we probably won't do, so in 30-60 years our economic growth will be measured in negative numbers instead of positive ones. If crops no longer can grow because it's too warm or not enough rain has fallen or whatever, we're hosed long before it becomes "uncomfortable" for EVERYONE to agree it's happening.
3. The boondoggle of "alternative" fuels will be squared away.
The biodiesel, ethanol etc are bogus and similar pipe-dreams cannot possibly supply even 5% of US energy demand so let's stop talking about them as if they were realistic. One would have to plant nothing but corn across every arible acre of US farmland to ethanol/biofuel viable but then there's the question of what to eat.
Hydrogen might someday pan out if they can find a cheap catalyst and then develop the production and distribution channels around geothermal venting systems - like Iceland is doing.
Practically it will probably break down like this. We'll probably go mostly nuclear in the short term in the major metro areas and then use wind or solar to keep outlying areas /states going.
At some point oil's cost vs. wind or solar will become even and then - why import oil and gas when you have large windy plain or open desert like in Kansas or Arizona, and also have relatively low energy intensity/usage.
Eventually I suspect if the Middle East continues to spiral into a religious/political fuzzball, or there is another significant terrorist event some folks will be motivated to get Fusion / ITER funded and online faster than anticipated.
Basically the Middle-East is on borrowed time of about 10-15 years no matter what.
If the worst occurs, you can be sure that the US will vigorously and probably secretly fund another ITER in cooperation with other energy dependent states as well as other energy production programs despite whatever our dear friends in the Middle-East say afterwards.
At this point, from their perspective the Middle East/Israel/Saudi Arabia etc, is seriously screwed and need to get their stuff in gear because they'll be unable to command any attention from the rest of the world or they'll alternatively become even more dangerous to the rest of us when the money stops and we put the first few fusion reactors online, they could resort to state sanctioned "terrorism" until someone forks over "assistance".
Describe Nuclear, Electric, Chemical, Biological, Solar, And Light Energy ....?
All Forms Of Energy Can Be Classified As Either
Kinetic Or Potential Energy. How Would You
Describe Nuclear, Electric, Chemical, Biological,
Solar, And Light Energy, And Why? For Each Of These
Types Of Energy, Find What Objects Are Moving
And How Energy Is Stored In Those Objects.
In the context of physical sciences, several forms of energy have been defined. These include:
* Thermal energy, thermal energy in transit is called heat
* Chemical energy
* Electrical energy
* Radiant energy, the energy of electromagnetic radiation
* Nuclear energy
* Magnetic energy
* Elastic energy
* Sound Energy
* Mechanical energy
These energies may be divided into two main groups; kinetic energy and potential energy. Other familiar types of energy are a varying mix of both potential and kinetic energy. Energy may be transformed between these forms.
The above list of the known possible forms of energy is not necessarily compete. Whenever physical scientists discover that a certain phenomenon appears to violate the law of energy conservation, new forms may be added, as is the case with dark energy, a hypothetical form of energy that permeates all of space and tends to increase the rate of expansion of the universe.
Is It True That One Can Build His Own Solar Panels To Reduce Energy Dependence By 80% For Less Than $200?
Solar Energy For Less Than $ 200???
Here is my favorite analysis of these sites: http://www.nlcpr.com/Deceptions6.php
But even without the technical detail, think about it. If it were possible to easily make something to generate that much energy for $200, don't you think there would be guys walking around the neighborhood, selling it for, say, $1000? There's a reason why the price is $10k or $20k today for a practical system.
So, Tell Me. Can They Possibly Combine The Electric Powered Car With Solar Powered Charging Capabilities?
We'Ll Call It---The Solar Flare
With rising oil and gasoline prices, Americans are fed up with the pumps and many are considering an electric vehicle (EV) powered by solar energy. We have an addiction to oil that threatens both our national and economic security. As a nation, we let more than $1 billion go to foreign countries to finance our oil needs. This is money that sometimes goes to enemies who pose a threat to our country. An electric vehicle would empower Americans to source this fuel “domestically.” However, an electric car is typically charged by energy drawn from your utility and oil still makes up a small percentage of the country’s electricity fuel mix.
Instead, many homeowners contemplating an electric vehicle would prefer to power their car with clean, green solar electricity. So how much solar energy do you need to generate to power your electric car? Let’s use some simple math. American consumers drive on average 12,000 miles a year. The Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and Mini E use about 4 or 5 kWh per mile driven. Therefore, you would need to generate between 200 and 250 kWh per month from solar electricity. In New England, this would equate to approximately 2.5 kW of installed solar capacity (DC STC), or about 10 250-watt standard modules or less than 8 SunPower 327-watt modules.