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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 daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous home owners discover that the benefit, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce and even eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big 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 don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power rates have increased by approximately three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a service or homeowner with ever-changing cash flow, going solar also helps you much better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your house worth
Several research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing 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 international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that pick to run responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many property owners opt to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You just pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
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 changing and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic math, we can compute what does it cost? electricity will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what price, 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 Many Miles Per Dollar(Mpd) Do Hydrogen Cars Get As Of Now?
For Example, My Car Gets 28Mpg Highway, So In New York Where Gas Is About $3.25 For Me, I Get About 8.6Mpd Highway. Anyway, If Anyone Out In California Is More Knowledgeable About Hydrogen Cars And Knows How Much It Costs To Fill One Up And The Car'S Range, Could You Shed Some Light On The Miles Per Dollar You Get In A Hydrogen Car.
The Reason I'M Asking Is Because There'S A Lot Of Debate Over Fully Electric Vs Hydrogen Cars. In My Opinion Companies Like Shell And Exxon Are Pushing Hydrogen Cars So That They Can Stay In Business. If We Move To Fully Electric Cars You Plug In At Home, Then Oil Companies Will Not Have Anything To Fall Back On Once Fossils Fuels Are Phased Out(Or Simply Run Out, Whichever Comes First).
To Downplay Fully Electric Cars, People Say That The Energy Coming From Your House Is Probably Fueled By Dirty Fossil Fuels, But To Counter This, I Say That Our Whole Energy Grid Should Just Be Solar And Wind Energy.
I Do Understand That Once Hydrogen Is Produced At A Higher Quantity And The Infrastructure To Distribute It Grows, It Will Be Cheaper, But I Was Just Wondering Where It Stands Right Now.
Anyway, I Think The Only Argument For Hydrogen Cars Is Only If It Will Be Cheap Enough To Produce In Order For It To Be Cheap For Commuters To Fill Their Car Also.
Anywhere from 2 to 90 miles per dollar: The cost of hydrogen fuel is rather difficult to find. Here is an article that says hydrogen costs "$1 to $20 a kilo. A gallon of gasoline has the same energy content as a kilo of hydrogen, but vehicles using the latter get two to three times higher mileage."1 First some fact checking. Here is a chart that tells equivalencies and confirms that a kilo of hydrogen equals about the same BTU as a gallon of gasoline.2 While a hydrogen fuel cell electric car will get this kind of increase in mileage an internal combustion engine running on hydrogen probably will not.
We can assume that an average car will get 20 to 30 miles per gallon and so a hydrogen car ( a fuel cell electric vehicle) will get 2 to three times this or 40 to 90 miles per kilo of hydrogen.
At $1.00 per kilo hydrogen is going to give you a minimum of 40 miles and a max of 90 miles. This will cost you from ($1.00/40 to $1.00/90) $.025 to $.011 per mile at the low price. (40 to 90 miles per dollar)
At the high price of $20 this would be ($20/40 to $20/90) $.50 to $.22 dollars per mile (2 to 4.5 miles per dollar.)
The price of the vehicle seems to be from a low of about $100,000 to about $1,500,000. There is no way to know how heavily the price of the vehicle, the fueling station or the fuel is subsidized.
The cost of adding hydrogen fueling stations seems to run about $50,000 while a fast charging station might be 1/10 the price and a natural gas fueling station might be 1/5th the price. Hydrogen is going to be made primarily from gas reforming as it is today and is the reason petrochemical companies are very interested. Then like an EV the vehicle may be operated cleanly but the infrastructure would be in doubt. The difference is that it is less likely that hydrogen would be acquired cleanly and certainly with less efficiency than simply powering a natural gas car or an electric car directly.4
Renewable Energy Vs Sub-Sea Future?
Renewable Energy - Things Like Wind Turbines
Sub-Sea - Things Like Rov, Oil & Gas
What Is The Most Beneficial For The Future And What Will Have The Most Demand For Jobs?
To Make It More Clear I Am Talking About Developement, Design Side Of Both Industries, What Would Be The Best?
At some time in the future as technology develops renewable energy will become more viable but right now oil and gas is still the energy source of choice and therefore has more job choices and opportunities.
If you have been watching the news you can see that solar energy is not making economically even with huge assistance from the US government. It is still an interesting place to work but the jobs are limited and the pay may not be very high.
Are Biofuels Environmentally Friendly? If Not Can They Be Made Environmentally Friendly?
If you look at all Biofuels critically for energy input versus energy outputs then they are not environmentally friendly in the least and are mostly destructive. The problem with most such analyses is that they are biased toward a specific desired outcome. Remember that coal is the original Biofuel. It represents millions of years of stored solar energy that has been converted to peat and then coal. What people do not seem to get is that it takes a 20-50 foot coal seam to be mineable and that that even a seam of a few feet represents thousands of years of collective vegetation! All of the Earths current vegetation would probably only constitute a few inches, at most of "coal". You are trying to grow your way into what nature has already done for you through time. You can have recycling (a good thing) but as a primary energy source Biofuels are an economic black hole that is seeking a perpetual motion machine. They consume more energy and therefore destroy more environment than they produce/save.
This is a politically based fuel dependent on tax dollars to justify its existence!
Please Help With This Question?
How Do You Convert Solar Energy To Electrical Energy?
From There How Do You Convert It To Mechanical Energy?
Basically, when light strikes the cell, a certain portion of it is absorbed within a semiconductor material. This means that the energy of the absorbed light is transferred to a semiconductor. The energy knocks electrons loose, allowing them to flow freely.
Photo Voltaic cells also all have one or more electric fields that act to force electrons freed by light absorption to flow in a certain direction. This flow of electrons is a current, and by placing metal contacts on the top and bottom of the PV cell, we can draw that current off to use externally.
This current, together with the cell's voltage (which is a result of its built-in electric field or fields), defines the power (or wattage) that the solar cell can produce.
This voltage is then use in a traditional way to convert electrical energy to mechanical energy.
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Would It Be Feasible To Use Solar Energy To Heat Your Home?
I Am Doing A Project In School And I Was Just Hoping To Get Some Peoples' Opinions On This Question. But Please Take It Seriously Because You (Could) Impact My Grade.
Define feasible? It's POSSIBLE, but it's not easy for the average person because it requires major installations that are very expensive.
Solar Energy from normal panels creates electricity, but heating a home isn't done with electricity. Heat in homes comes from burning gas. Instead of regular panels, there are "hot water panels" where the panels are filled with water (instead of with silicon) and are heated by the sun. Then it goes through a system in the flooring, releasing the heat and warming the house as the heat rises.
Again, extremely expensive and not feasible at current prices for the average person.