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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing 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 environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, many homeowners discover that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility expenses and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense savings, the typical American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical power rates have increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your home worth
Several studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home worths and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key part of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market 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 nation. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding services that opt to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many homeowners select to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical energy will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
What Kind Of Solar Panel Would I Need To Charge I Car Battery?
I Am Looking To Build A Small Solar Generator To Power A Few Lights And So Forth, I Have A Deep Cycle Gel Car Battery, But What Watt And Volt Solar Panel Would I Need To Charge It In An Efficient Amount Of Time? Also, Is It Possible To Hook Up 2 Small Solar Panels To One Battery To Charge It Or Would That Not Work? Like Would 2 5 Watts Be As Good As A 10 Watt?
More watts is more power, because watts are a measure of power. Most solar panels produce the right voltage to charge a car battery, but you should really have a charge controller too. See the source for some ideas.
Do You Know Any Good Place To Buy Solar Panel?
And If It'S Cheap That'Ll Be Good And Also How Many I Need To Power A Home.
You can find solar panels on the Internet.
Don't forget though, solar panels are only a part of a solar system. You will need inverters, switches, cables and mounting fixtures. Check your local codes to see how much wind the panels must stand. Mine are rated at 80 mph.
Depending on the weather where you live and the orientation of the panels, you will upward of 60 panels to provide all the electricity for a family.
What Happens When Focus Sunlight Through A Magnifying Glass Onto A Solar Panel?
Does It Increase The Power Output?
You burn a hole in the cell of the solar module and it would stop working.
I'm sure you meant solar cell not panel? A panel is more then one of something to make a panel. Like 36 solar cells makes a module. And 6 solar modules connected together on a racking system is a panel or an array. See the bottom of this page http://www.oynot.com/solar-panel.html
If the bright spot you make with the mag glass is large enough to cover the whole solar panel then yes it will put out more power till it got too hot then the heat loss would start hurting it's out put. Then shortly after you would melt the ribbon that connects the cells together and it would stop working.
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What Would Import Restrictions Be On Solar Panels From The United States To Australia?
Any One Know About Price Controls Or Government And Public Attitude Toward Buying American Products In Australia
There are no import restrictions on solar panels from the United States.
No price controls on solar products. It's an open market in terms of goods selected by the goverment and private citizens and companies in regards to products. Shipping costs on solar products are low enough that US goods are competitive. The barrier to entry right now is finding distributors for american goods.
How Many Solar Panels Does It Take To Power A Regular House - Say 2000 Sq Ft?
There are so many different factors to determine that, there is no typical answer.
You need to look at your electric bill and see how much power you use by seeing how many kwh you buy.Enter that number in an online solar calculator like http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato... and enter where you are located. This will tell you how big of a system you need.