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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 ac system, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while lowering 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 significant, lots of home owners discover that the convenience, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or even remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can make up a big portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, property electricity prices have actually increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a business or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, need for homes geared up 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 a key part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included 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. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A common residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are essential parts of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to operate responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of consumer getting decisions, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners pick to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just 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 energy business are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can determine what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at what price, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (repaired energy expenses).
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
Is It Worth It To Buy Solar Panels For My House?
What Would Be Pros And Cons?
As a long term investment, yes.
If you have electrical utility now, you are probably better of with a grid tie/net metering system, or may a part standby system to provide some standby solar power in the event of a utility failure.
It is probably not cost effective to go off grid.
To get most economically from your solar system, you also need to change how you use electricity.
For heat they aren't bad either.
Solar Panels-Advice Regarding Pricing And Safety?
Purchasing Batteries Again And Again For Powering A Room, With Five Energy Savers, A Laptop, Dsl, Fans, Mobile Chargers Is Becoming Very Expensive.
Have Heard About Alternate Energy Sources,
The Best For An Individual With Limited Space And Budget Sounds Like Solar Power.
Please Help With The Following Queries
1) Is It Safe?
2)Will It Ever Explode Due To Heat?
3)How Much Will It Cost?
Note: I Have To Make It From Scratch, So How Much Will One Solar Panel Cost,
4)What Power Does One Panel Deliver?
5)Whats The Current?
Can You Please Give A Link To A Resource Which Has Complete Step By Step Instructions For Making A Room Powered By Solar Energy.
Thanking All In Advance, Best Gets 10 Points...
Using solar system is very safe , use a sealed batteries which could last for five years, we have been installing these batteries outside and exposed to excessive heat from sun and never exploded, for your use the cost could be around US$ 6000 to 8000, the power depends on the size of panel and number, however you can add to the solar panels a wind mill that could compensate power and reliability in case there is no sun.
Solar Panel Battery Help?
4- 5V 200Ma Solar Panels
5- 3V 1,000Ma Solar Panels
1- 7Amp Charge Controller
1- 400Watt Inverter
Now I Have All My Solar Panels Linked In Series Which In Theory Should Give Me 35V, 5.8 Amps At 203 Watts. Is This Correct?
The Main Question Is, What Kind Of Battery Should I Get So I Can Run My Miscellaneous Electronics Off Of It?
I May Not Have Explained It So Well So If You Need More Information, Feel Free To Ask.
Your numbers are correct but sadly, you have odd and different rated panels. Odd that they are 3v and 5v, and not 12v panels. When connecting different panel together the group will not be matched so there will be inefficiencies due to the mismatch. Before I say, can you tell me the brand, input voltage and output voltage ratings of your charge controller? It's output voltage might be for 12 or 24 volt batteries or it may be selectable between the two. There are different ones Also what is your inverter input and output numbers. I MIGHT be able to explain your options if you can give me them numbers.
However, it's not looking good. You could make a setup using the 5, 3v to give you 15v, @1 amp and charge a 12 battery or a group of "AA", "AAA", "C" OR "D" batteries , and go that way with your other panels too. Get back with the inverter and charge controller numbers. and we'll see what you might be able to do.
Additional info, with your additional details.
Your inverter requires 12 vdc input, which it uses to produce 115/120 , 60 cycle, VAC for powering household devices. That requires you to have a 12 volt battery. Yes deep cycle batteries do cost more but non-deep cycle batteries (car batteries) will develop plate sulfication and fail to hold a charge if used. This will happen a lot faster than with deep cycle ones and you'll have to replace them more quickly. Overtime you'll spend more money on batteries. Think of it like shoes, if cheap shoe's costs $10 that only last a month but you can buy $30 shoe's that last 5 months which is cheaper? Yes $30 is a lot more than $10 but the cheaper shoes are not cheaper over time.
Inverters can drain a 12 v battery down to 10.5 volts before it will shut down from low voltage. Deep cycle batteries can take this abuse and recover better that car batteries can . As a battery ages the amount of power it can deliver from a full charge drops. After enough use it no longer will be able to take and hold a charge. When that happens it is useless as a storage device and you'll need to buy a new one.
Your charge controller's owner's manual, which I looked at online, suggests it's input voltage should be no higher than 24v.. It should make sense that there would be a max input rating and being a 12 charge controller it doesn't need to be above the max output of solar panel which are < 19 vdc for 12 volt panels.
The reason you should not mix different solar panels is because the lower rated ones will act as a "load" to any power their connected to above their rating. Think of it like combining dogs to pull a sled. If you have 4 dogs that can go 8 mph and 4 dogs that can only go 5 you still can't go over 5 mph because even though there are 4 that can go faster the slower ones will be holding the faster ones back at any speed faster than 5mph because they just cant keep up. There is what is called an impedance mismatch. The impedance difference of the lesser rated panels will load down the output of the higher rated panels and power is wasted or lost.
If you want you could combine the 5 ea. 3 volt, panels (15v) and charge a 12 volt battery connected to your charger or 3ea. 5v panels (15v) but I wouldn't combine them all. Solar panels really come into their own when you don't have access to commercial power and need electrical power. To use them instead of just plugging in to the wall will cost more that you save. Cost more than the power they make compared to what commercial power costs. What you got will be nice if you want to use a computer of watch a little tv while away form the grid.
Your 5 v panels could also charge pairs of 1.5v batteries if you'd want.
I hope this helps . Good luck SS
I Want To Convert A Small Fan To A Solar Panel, What Is The Best Way.?
My Son Has A Science Project And Without The Help Of My Hubby, I Want To Reach Out To You. I Have A Solar Panel, 2 Of Them, And A Small Battery Operated Fan And I Want To Bypass Using A Battery To Use The Panel. If You Dont Know The Answer But You Can Put Me In The Right Direction For Research That Would Be Wonderful!!
Your statements are confusing.
you can't convert a fan to a solar panel. I think you want to run the fan from the solar panel.
A lot depends on the ratings of the fan and the solar panels in volts and amps. But take out the battery and connect one of the panels to the battery terminals and see what happens (need sunlight).
If it turns, but slowly, you need to use a bigger panel, or several of them in series or parallel. Whether to hook them up in series or parallel depends on the ratings i mentioned above.
Engineering - Solar Panel Design?
Doing A Project On Using Solar Energy Systems To Dry Timber Biomass. I Need Help On Where Do I Look, What To Look Into. I Need To Design The Use Of This System Therefore Need To Know What Area Solar Panels To Use To Heat An Area To A Temperature In A Shed. What Calculations Or Research Should Be Done?
Why would you use solar panels, which change solar energy to electricity? You would need to design electric heaters to match the panel output.
Use the solar heat directly via glass panels, much lower price and higher efficiency.