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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 everyday life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, seeing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of homeowners discover that the benefit, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically decrease and even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power expense cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the past 10 years, residential electrical energy costs have increased by approximately three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with changing cash flow, going solar likewise helps you better projection and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Numerous research studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, need for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical residential solar panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to run responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of consumer acquiring decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can compute how much electricity will be produced, and most importantly, at what price, 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
Where I Can Find This Solar Panel?
Where I Can Find Solar Panel The Has 4.8 Volts? Like Those Solar Walkway Light Or Something That Has 4.8 Volts Solar Panel.
Do You Think I Can Get It From Home Depot?
How much current are you looking for? If its under 500mA, then they are fairly cheap. Over an amp and the price climbs.
Here's a few ideas -
All in one simple changer -
If you know something about electronics (series-parallel electrical circuits) and know how to solder. You can build your own -
For a recharger system, its usually best to have charge controller. This device regulates the current and voltage to whatever you are using as a load.
The other thing to do is to search for "DIY solar chargers" for more information.
How Do You Make Your Own Solar Panels?
I Have Heard You Can Make Your Own Solar Panels.... But How?
Where Do You Start? Is It Cheap, Or Should I Just Buy Them Already Made?
if you're hoping to put 'em on your house and use 'em to supplement power from the grid, then you'll want to buy them.
the panels have to be made with exotic chemicals, in a "clean" environment, with dangerous chemicals.
anyone who tells you that you can make 'em yourself will be asking for money for the plans.
in truth, you could get an old panel, and, if it was the right voltage, you could use it to charge your rechargeable batteries.
typically, that's not the hoped for application.
and, to get enough power for you house, you're not going to be able to "do it yourself."
whenever you buy anything, make sure you know what it can do.
ie, read the fine print.
if it's a few hundred (or thousand) dollars, it's not going to be useful to augment your home power.
in addition to the strength, there's also the equipment that's needed to sync it up with the power from the utility, and that's neither cheap, nor a do-it-yourself project.
i've seen lots of "panels" but when you read the specs, they're pretty useless.
not good for battery charging, not for hooking up to your house.
in other words, interesting projects with no practical use.
What Stockes Will Be Profitable Because Of Summer? In 2011.?
What Do You Think About Dow, Starting To Make Solar Panels In The Usa?
Retailers do well in good weather (clothing, holiday gear).
Dow Chemicals is a massive and diverse company. I imagine the solar panel division is a very small part of the overall business. And one summer doesn't make a swallow!
What Are Solar Panels Made Of?
Solar panels are instruments made from "Silicon Cells" having the characteristic to convert solar energy into electricity.
Sunlight is composed of miniscule particles called photons. When the sun’s photons are consumed by the silicon atoms of the "Silicon Cells", the atomic creation of the solar panel is organized in such a way that electricity is generated.
When these solar cells are accumulated together with wiring, they become one concrete panel.
Where Are The Best Places To Put Solar Panels?
By Best I Mean Safest Places. If I Were To Install Them On My Roof Am I Risking Due To Damage From Weathering? Such As Rain Or Snow. I Don'T Get Very High Winds Around Here, Nor Any Natural Disasters Such As Hurricanes Or Tornadoes. Does Anyone Have Solar Panels That Have Been Durable For A Long Time? Is It Worth The Investment?
Photovoltaic panels are designed to be put on a roof, exposed (obviously) to sun, but also rain, snow, and wind. Generally, there is even a rating for something like 1" hail. A good mounting system will be stronger than the underlying roof, so will withstand most anything short of a direct hit by a tornado or hurricane.
There are a few panels from the 70's (that's the 1970's) still in operation, I believe. They look horrible, but are still producing a little electricity. Since then, housings have improved, and panels generally have a 25-year warranty today (some cheap ones are 20-year warranty).