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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing 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 substantial, many homeowners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower and even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can comprise a large portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy costs cost savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous ten years, domestic electrical power rates have gone up by an average of three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure against unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with changing money flow, going solar likewise assists you much better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your property value
Several research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home worths and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, 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 country. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect 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 photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to run properly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation 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 loan down.
Lots of house owners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next Twenty 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
How Can We Take This Global Warming Advocate Seriously?
Al Gore Has Added A 100 Foot Houseboat To His Personal Collection Of Stuff. He Gave It A Green Name, But Do We Really Believe That It's Carbon Neutral? Shouldn't He Be Setting An Example Of Austerity If He Wants Everyone Else To Cut Back On Their Energy Consumption?
The truth is no one takes him serious, including himself.
It's funny, but even when he added the solar panels the amount of energy he uses each month went up instead of down.
Now he uses about 30 times the average. What a hog.
I'm just glad he's not too concerned about global warming. It's good when the guy who makes the most from the hoax doesn't believe in it either.
We can all be relieved that it is now a certified scam.
Are There Solar Panels On The Market Over 22 Percent Efficentcy?
Are There Any Solar Panels I Can Buy Online With Efficiency Over 22 Percent?
No, that is the maximum reached in commercial panels (and that is even very high, most are 16 - 18 %), silicone based solar panels have a maximum of 30 % (that has to do with the crystalline structure) and they are slowly getting there.
There are panels used by NASA with other materials on satellites and space probes but they are extremely expensive.
They work on other concepts: organic materials, sandwich panels but it seems they are years into the future.
I Want To Run 350 Watts 20 Hours A Day And Use Easy To Use Solar Panels That Come With A Box That You Can Just Directly Plug Any 3 Prong Cable Into. How Much Might That Cost And What Do I Need? Really Id Like To Do 500Watts 20 Hours A Day But For Right Now Maybe 350 Or Even 300 Would Be More Cost Effective.
The plug in solar is a gray area and only one leg of the 240 VAC output of the grid tied inverter is plugged into the wall outlet. You basically only get half the power you paid for.
The energy in 350 watts for 20 hours a day is 7,000 watt hours. You have about six hours a day insolation in the southern US states so it would take 1,166 watts to generate that energy per day. A household wall outlet can handle 1,800 watts at best but as the very questionable plug in products only use one leg of their inverters, you'll probably haave to buy twice that capacity.
Would Solar Panels On The Roof Be Damaged?
What About Snow?
Solar panels are pretty durable pieces. Most panels I've worked with come with a 25 year manufacturers warranty so you shouldn't be worried as much about damage than keeping them clean. After it snows you should any frost coating off the panels as it may interfere with the efficiency of the panels. Only extreme weather conditions would damage the panels. Since they're purpose is to be outdoors, they're built to last.
Can I Couple My Electric Air Conditioner With Solar Panel Without Using A Inverter?
Energy from a solar panel is direct current (DC), typically 12 to 48 volts. Conversely, most air conditioning equipment uses alternating current (AC). I suppose you could find air conditioning equipment that runs on DC. Hunt around! They are made specifically for trucks and other vehicles. You'll need to analyze whether you want to buy all new air-conditioning equipment, or just go ahead and get an inverter.