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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 homeowner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of property owners discover that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or perhaps eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a large portion of your month-to-month expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power bill savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical power costs have increased by an average of three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with changing cash circulation, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Increase your property worth
Several studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total 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 substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will remove three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are crucial components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to operate properly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer getting decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous homeowners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- 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 Financial investment
The utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can compute how much electrical energy will be generated, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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
I Heard That Solar Energy Is Expensive , So Why People Think Its Better To Use It ? ...
Solar is not as expensive as it used to be. It will not make sense for every household today, but will for some. A lot of it depends on where a person lives, and what the next best alternative is.
For example, if someone has a cabin on 20 acres in the north woods, there will be lots of downed timber on the ground, and it might be best to heat water with a wood-fired stove. Not much sun in the woods.
On a 5000 square foot lot in Hawaii, fuels are scarce. Even natural gas would have to be imported. An electric water heater would be expensive, because electricity would also be generated mainly from imported fuels. In that case, a solar water heater would make abundant sense.
Solar electricity follows a similar argument. One thing to remember is that the economics for an individual homeowner or business are different from that for a power company. The electric company can have a huge turbine fired by coal, natural gas, or nuclear. While that may be cheaper than solar, by the time the electricity gets to someone's house, with distribution charges and profit added in, the electricity is expensive. Solar electricity may actually be cheaper than the power company from the homeowner's point of view. It is at our house, and in fact, we've had solar electricity for five years now.
How Bush/Mccain Promote The Wind, Geothermal And Solar Energy?
If They Are Controlled By The Oil Companies?
the last energy bill that gave tax breaks to oil companies was a complete PLAY ON WORDS as usual...
the bill gave huge tax incentives for oil companies to "explore alternative energy sources". Which means.... where can we poke more holes in the ground ?...it doesn't mean "alternative forms of energy"...thats just ridiculous...what benefit would there be for an oil company to find alternatives to oil ? NONE !
wake up people...y'all got bushwacked !
"alternative energy...err uhhummm !... sources".... very clever don't you think ?
Which Is Better Nuclear Of Solar Energy?
Plz Give Your Opinion And A Reason Why?
Both have their advantages and problems but solar is clearly the winner here.
1. Environmental long term effects - cyanide , arsenic and fairly nasty chemicals are used in the production of solar cells. While nearly inert when they are in place, the production of these energy units could be ALOT more friendly.
That said, Nuclear power - in this regard is messy all around, the mining, extraction, storage, use and disposal of radioactive materials make this the LONG term looser.
Millions if not billions of years from now, the radioactive substances we create today, will still be dangerous, long after any solar cells have been turned back into sand.
2. Power concentration - Solar - except in very special circumstances is pretty "low" power concentration, you can power a house, or a small industrial park, but not necessarily a foundry or a heavy manufacturing facility - since the power requirements are SO much higher for a materials manufacturing plant than say - the average house. In this way currently nuclear has ALOT of advantage.
In the future, (provided we venture beyond Earth), vast solar arrays in space, could provide power of gigantic proportions.
3. Location - Nuclear plants and Solar facilities are EXPENSIVE to built. But nuclear facilities require alot of regulation, maintenance and other activities far beyond that for a solar facility of equivalent size and capacity. Secondly, while solar and nuclear are not cheap, only solar really can scale to small use (personal power), or to industrial scales.
4. Safety - Different from environmental safety, the worst societal threat from solar power, is likely to be people stealing solar panels and arrays and using them or selling them on Ebay is ethically bad, with nuclear power plants, stealing the fuel and selling it on Ebay, is otherwise a national security problem because usually nuclear fuel is also good for (at least) making a "dirty" bomb.
5. Availability - Solar is great- when the sun is out, but turn the lights out and solar is just not cutting it. Nuclear is "always on" or reactor facilities are created in such a way that some part of the plant is "always" online. So battery technology may improve over time, but at the moment, solar suffers from what is called "intermittency", but what most normal folks call "night".
How Is Solar Energy Formed?
Doing A Project... How Is Solar Energy Formed???
Solar energy is the light and radiant heat from the Sun that powers Earth's climate and weather and sustains life. Since ancient times it has been harnessed for human use through a range of technologies. Solar radiation along with secondary solar resources such as wind and wave power, hydroelectricity and biomass account for over 99.97% of the available flow of renewable energy on Earth.
Solar energy technologies can provide daylighting and thermal comfort in passive buildings, potable water via distillation and disinfection, hot water and space heating, space cooling by absorption or vapor-compression refrigeration, thermal energy for cooking, high temperature process heat for industrial purposes, and electrical generation by thermal or photovoltaic means.
Would This Apply For A Company Building A Home With Solar Panels?
I Am Doing A Research Paper Regarding Building Energy Efficient Homes In New Jersey. In A Recent Article I Read:
&Quot;For Solar Power, New Jersey Residents Could Save Almost Half The Cost Of Installing Solar Panels On Their Houses Thanks To The Plan. As Outlined By The Stimulus Package, There'S A 30 Percent Tax Credit Or Grant That Is Available To Anybody Who Installs Solar Panels Through The End Of 2010.&Quot;
Does Anyone Know If This Would Apply To A Company Building A House With Solar Panels?
In Other Words, If A Company Built Homes That Come With Solar Panels Arleady Installed, Could They Recieve Money From The Gov'T... (Or Tax Credit, Im Not Really Sure What That Is Though)
Thanks And Please List Sources If You Have Any
This is an individual incentive. The benefit to a company is they are paid to add this value to the home resulting in increased revenue. It may apply to a new home buyer-buying a new solar panel equipped home,but this is not clear.