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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, cleaning clothing, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, many property owners find that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce and even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a fantastic 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 traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical power costs have actually increased by approximately three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Numerous studies have actually found that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly 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 properties equipped 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 attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal residential solar panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are important parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to operate responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of consumer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar company for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at what rate, 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
Solar Panels Save Money Right?
So Why Dont' More Pople Use Them? If They Save You Money In The Long Run, Its Like An Investment, Why Wouldn'T You Spend A Little Now To Save In The Future? Or Is There Some Kind Of Catch With Using These Things That I'M Missing?
"The dollar-per-watt ratio is the best way to compare the prices of solar cells. How does this ratio work? If we assume that a solar array costs $500 and generates 100 Watts, the dollar-per-watt ratio is $5.00 per watt. The current best deals on solar cells is around $4.30 per watt.", here's more info if interested
With My Solar Panels During Winter?
How Do I Keep Ice From Building Up On The Surface, And Snow From Accumulating On Them?
Do not put salt on your solar panels. I would not worry with the clear ice because the panels will heat up and melt it same with snow as long as some part of the panel can get sun light. Mine have been covered many times with snow and I just lightly sweep them off just enough to get some of the black cells to show and in a couple of hours they will be clear on their own.
The colder the solar panels are the better they work. And if you live in a snowy area you might want to do a ground mount so you can go sweep without getting on a roof.
Can A Solar Panel Run Without An Inverter? If So, How Effecient Will It Be And For How Long It Might Run?
Public Electric Is Almost Nonexistent In My Country And With Plenty Of Subshine; Sometimes 10 Hours Or More Per Day, I Am Becoming Freak-Up About Solar Panel. Most People Here Use Generators That Are Very Unstable Subsequently Leading To Destruction Of Property.
Yes. The inverter is used convert DC to AC power. You can connect the solar panel to batteries to store power, but to use the power it will be DC only. So it can power on equipment that uses DC. If you want to power things that normally use AC, then you will need to convert to AC, which requires an inverter.
Storing Solar Energy?
If I Install A 250Wp Solar Panel On My House And I Get 10 Hours Of Peak Sunshine (In Theory), How Would I Store This 2.5Kwh? What Type Of Battery Could I Buy So That I Could Run Lights, Fridge, Tv From The Battery. What Sort Of Amps Or Specs Should I Consider?
I Know I Need An Inverter For Ac/Dc And Other Stuff, But I Just Need To Know About The Battery.
I know you said "in theory," but most of the question is on practical matters, so I'll answer that way.
A 250 watt peak panel is more likely to deliver about 220 watts, given the way the rating system works for panels. Also, peak sunshine is not the number of hours that the sun is out. Even in the summer in California where I live, when the days are 16 hours long, we only get 6 hours peak sun.
Also count on losing 25% of the energy, just in the inefficiencies of charging and discharging a battery.
Lead-acid batteries are the typical choice for cost reasons. This type of battery will be damaged if allowed to discharge too far, so you probably would not connect a fridge to such a small system, only things that are non-critical, and you could turn off at any time. Either that, or you would have a much larger system.
Do Madonna'S Homes In England And The United States Have Solar Panels And Other Environmentally Friendly Utili
Madonna'S Home In London And The Castle Need Grey Water, Solar Panels To Be Environmentally Safe
well i don't have the answer to that but its a good question considering the stuff she says about the environment with the concerts and all that alot of singers and bands were in just recently....i wonder if the rest of them have it too? like Bono from u-2... but i think i did see on the news that they used hybrid vehicles to get them and equipment to the shows