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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 utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, numerous property owners discover that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can comprise a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power expense cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, residential electricity prices have gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or house owner with changing money flow, going solar also helps you much better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Numerous studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great method to minimize 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 common property solar panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are crucial parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to operate responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer buying choices, creating goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of property owners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy business are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can compute just how much electricity will be created, and most notably, 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
A Recent Alternative Hydrogen Fuel Seminar Discussed The Use Of Solar Energy To Produce The Electricity To Spl?
A Recent Alternative Hydrogen Fuel Seminar Discussed The Use Of Solar Energy To Produce The Electricity To Split Water Into Hydrogen And Oxygen.
A.Write A Chemical Reaction And Determine The Energy That Is Needed To Split One Mole Of Water Molecules Into Hydrogen And Oxygen Molecules.
B.The Seminar Explained That 10,000 Square Miles Of Solar Panels Would Be Required To Produce Enough Electricity For All Of America’S Electricity Needs, Which Includes The Electricity That Is Needed To Get The Hydrogen Automobile Fuel. Is Be Enough Room In Your City Or State To Accommodate The Needed Solar Panels For All The Of Needs In The U.S.?
C.Discuss Creative Places To Put Solar Panels. For Example, Would Covering The U.S. Freeway Systems With Solar Panels Be A Good Idea?
a) 2H2O + 2* heat of formation of H2O---> 2H2 + O2
b,c locate panels in the USA desert southwest; BTW it is 30,000 square miles (First Solar's CdTe based panels) - I was an invited alumni talk at my high school and researched.
the "insolation" is much higher due to lattitude and cloudless days and more than pays for the transmission cost and hit. Exxample Germany determied it is cheaper to put solar cells in Spain and pay for the transmission towers thru Spain and France and not suffer the cloudy hit.
How Do You Turn Clean Energy Into Thrust In A Vacuum.?
Usually Thrust Is Caused By The Burning Of Fuel. But Say In The Case Of A Vessel Floating In Space That Has Giant Solar Sails On It Supplying An Infinite Amount Of Renewable Clean Energy. Is There A Way (In Laymans Terms) That This Energy Could Be Used As A Means For Propulsion. Perhaps Moving Parts Creating Momentum?
Firstly, energy is energy, regardless of its source. Solar sails are not like solar panels in the way they work. The basic principle is that radiation pressure from the Sun's emitted particles heat the sail, whose heat is then re-emitted from the surfaces, effectively pushing the sail, as if by the wind. The further one is from a star the less effective a solar sail would be. It is also a very, very slow method of propulsion. However, it is not 'polluting' in the sense that it uses no propellant. Space is a big place, so 'clean' energy wouldn't matter much. Power versus cost or 'bang-for-your-buck' is the main consideration of mounting any spacecraft mission.
Can You Charge Batteries With Solar At The Same Time Using The Batteries?
Like The Solar Powered Calculator, It Switches Automatically From Battery And Solar. This Is A Yes Or No Question. If You Know How To That Would Be Even Better.
Yes, that is how battery based solar systems work. The charge controller manages putting the energy from the solar panels in the battery, while the inverter converts it to AC and allows appliances to run off it.
If you are interested in learning more about solar electricity, check out the free video on the AltE Store. http://www.altestore.com/store/Books-Cla... No catch, it's free.
If I Have A Grid-Tied Solar Array That Provides All Of My Energy Demands, Would I Still Get An Electric Bill?
Whether or not your receive a bill versus a credit would be determined by two simple components: 1) How much electricity does your array produce? and 2) How much electricity do you use?
If you produce more than you use, the electric company would have to by law pay *you* for the excess. However, if you use more than you produce, they would bill you for the difference. The only way to avoid being billed would be to make sure you always produce more than you use, or else separate your array and your home from the grid.
How To Turn Heat Energy To Electrical Energy Without Boiling Any Water Please - If Possible?
I Am Asking This Because I Have Just Had An Idea While In School
The Idea Is: Make My Old Laptop - Toshiba Tecra A8 Into A Laptop That Runs On The Heat Produced When It Is Being Used, Effectively Making It A Self-Sufficient / Self-Independent Power Source So I Do Not Have To Keep Re-Charging It When I Use The Laptop For Very Long For Reasons Such As School-Work Or Hobbies I Have
This Project Will Probably Still Rely On The Laptops Charger For Storing Not-Yet-Used Energy While It Is Not Being Used.
I Will Probably Need Something Like Resistors To Make Sure The Process Does Not Use Too Much Heat.
If Anyone Requires Any More Information On My Small Project Or Has Any Helpful Information That You Think I May Be Able To Use I Would Be Extremely Greatfull.
I Thank All Answerers And Voters In Advanced
>would this help in my project or would that be a waste of money, space and / or other things?
It would be a waste of money, space and / or other things.
>a laptop that runs on the heat produced when it is being used, effectively making it a self-sufficient / self-independent power source
The problem is that at best, such a device could only generate a small fraction of the power needed to run the laptop. This is inherent in the way the universe is designed. (By the way, this understanding of how the universe works is distilled into "The laws of thermodynamics", )
>how to turn heat energy to electrical energy WITHOUT boiling any water please - if possible
There are plenty of ways to convert heat into electricity without boiling water, that's not the issue. The problem is that the efficiency of any such device is limited by the temperature difference between the hot and cold sides of the device. See links below.
>i read somewhere on the internet that - as i understand it - a way to create self sufficient power
There is a lot of BS on the internet.
>would it be possible to insert a thin home-made solar pannel behind the laptop screen and / or under the keyboard or motherboard or whatever it is that makes heat when the laptop is running in adition to my previouse ideas stated above?
Would not work at all. No light = no electricity from solar panel.
> i have come to the other conclusion of: by saying "you might be able to stretch the charge on your battery a little", Michael might mean that the time of a single charge on my laptop battery may be increased, is this perseption right?
Perhaps the best engineer in the world might be able to come up with a way to extract enough energy to increase the run time by a few seconds.... In other words, "It would be a waste of money, space and / or other things."