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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 daily life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, enjoying 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 significant, many property owners find that the convenience, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically reduce or even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic 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 take in, solar will decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific 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 investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity costs cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous ten years, residential electricity prices have actually increased by approximately three percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a service or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your house value
Numerous research studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up 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 crucial element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will remove three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that select to operate responsibly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer getting decisions, producing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#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 homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility business are notorious for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can compute what does it cost? electricity will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what cost, 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
Solar Panels To Power My Entire House?
I'M Wondering What Kind Of System I Would Need To Power My Entire House, Indefinitely, Im Quite Wealthy So Price Is No Matter. I Use A Fair Amount Of Power, Tv'S Computers Etc. I The Main Power Waster Is Simply Lights And My Home Entertainment System. (56&Quot; Lcd Tv, Large Surround Sound Speakers,Bluray Player Xbox Etc). I Live In A Pretty Sunny Area Of Australia.
But Yeah Im Wondering What Id In Terms Of A Solar System To Power My Entire House, Night And Day. Any Help Appreciated
Many people think of solar as free, it's not. You have to understand the time value of money to realize there is a distinct cost and an investment in solar should be made with a proper Internal Rate of Return and or Net Present Value calculation. With an understanding of economic risk, you will see that it maximizes your risks by placing the majority of the investment up front. As of 2007, the effective price of solar photovoltaic power was 38 cents per kwh while the cost to utilities of coal power was 0.6 cents per kwh ( consumers typically pay 12 cents per kwh ). You won't remain wealthy for long given the lack of understanding of economics you've exhibited here. Thank you for donating your wealth to the economy through consumerism while pursuing future poverty for yourself.
What Do I Need To Use A 12V Solar Panel To Charge A 6V Lead Acid Battery As I Cant Find A 12V To 6V Regulator?
The Battery Is 9Ah And The Solar Panel Is 20W
despite the statements to the contrary, using a solar panel to charge a battery is not rocket science. first lets look at you panel. panels normally have a spec for open circuit voltage (probably 20 volts for yours) operating power (14.4 volts at 1.4 amps is usual for 20 watt panel) and short circuit current (probably 2 amps in your case).
if this panel is connected to a 12 volt battery, it will develop 20 watts of charge current in full sun. if this panel is connected to a 6 volt battery, it will work closer to the short circuit current or about 1.8 amps. doing the math this is a 7.2v x 1,8= 13 watt charger for 6 volt batteries. while it is less efficient than when working at 12 volts, it will still work pretty good and no regulator is needed if you remember to disconnect the panel after 5 hours of full sun. if you want to "walk away" and have it run automatically, then you will need to find a 6 volt charge controller.
What If All Of The Electricity And Gases Stop? And Everyone Hunts For Food And Builds Houses With Their Hands? And It'S Like We Live In A Medevil Age? Then We Wouldn'T Be Using Gases And **** Tht Poloutes.
Oh, wow, Al Gore and several other thousand democrats would cheer for this question right about now. "Global warming is ruining us, coastlines will be flooded and we will all die! Let's start driving hybrids and using solar panels and we will all be safe!"
Global warming is one of the dumbest, stupidest, and ridiculous theories out there. Oh no, the temperature is raising. I'm sure our climate has never gone through changes in temperature before, this must be the first time..........NOT!
It's stupid to assume that just because the temperatures have gone up a bit that the Earth is going into a "global warming." Our climate has gone through changes before, it's stupid and ignorant to assume that it is the issue now. And the do you know how much the temperature has raised (According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)? .6 degrees Celsius OVER THE LAST CENTURY. That is so significant, isn't it? I don't think so either.
And this slight SLIGHT raise in temp isn't our fault at all. Half of the global warming of the last century has happened between 1900 and 1945. If it was our fault, it would have happened more recently, seeing as we have been burning more fuel more recently.
So don't buy into the crap about how global warming will wreck us, it's all a bunch of stupid political garbage.
Why Don'T More Businesses And Non-Profit Organizations Use Solar Panels?
I Was Watching Extreme Makeover Home Edition And They Installed Solar Panels In One Home And Said It Would Reduce Their Energy Bill To Only 7$ A Month.
I Know There Must Be Some Businesses Using Them, But None That I Know Of In My Area (Eastern Nc). So Why Don'T More Use Them? They Would Get A Huge Tax Deduction As Well As Save On Electricity Bills. Is It Just Not Profitable Enough? I Mean Does It Just Cost To Much To Buy And Install To Really Think About The Long Term Benefits Or What?
It doesn't have to be solar power but wind power could be used as well. I've seen where by using these alternative sources of energy,you're adding to the grid instead of taking from it. And the utility company will be sending YOU a check every month instead of you paying them. Some solay panels start at about $9500.00 and come with interest free financing.
Check and see if they have free literature on homes and businesses getting tax credits for using alternative energy. It may seem like a lot but I still remember me and my dad going to buy a satellite dish when they first came out. We paid almost $1500.00 with interest,and financing,and insurance.
Now you can get a satellite dish for less than $50.00. It just takes time for the idea to catch on before the price comes down.
How Can I Set Up A Solar Panel Just To Power A Couple Of Light Globes In My Home?
Does Anyone Know Of A Good Website That Can Show Me How To Rig Up A Solar Panel, Battery And Inverter To Power A Few Energy Saver Light Globes (Say 10-15 Watt Each), In My House? Thanks
Depending on your knowledge you may buy a kit and observe the parameters.
You will need about 25 square inch per watt
You may need a battery to store the energy
You will have to calculate the size based on your requirements target.
You have to engineer the whole thing; it is fun and very educative.
Autoparts and camping stores have small affordable panels.
Electronic stores have the rest.
Or you can buy a small solar lantern take it appart and reverse engineere-it!
Hope this properly answers your question