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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 house owners to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, many property owners discover that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically decrease or even remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a large part of your regular monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity bill savings, the typical American property owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity costs have actually increased by an average of three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus 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 manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home value
Numerous research studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, need for properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs 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 development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary parts of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that opt to operate responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer buying choices, developing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You simply pay the solar company for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
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 fluctuating and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy math, we can determine just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next Twenty 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
Costs Of Solar Thermal Energy?
Solar thermal is one of the least expensive and most effective ways to use solar energy.
There are different ways of using it to heat water or your home, some more costly than others. The overall cost will depend on where you live. The more temperate the climate the cheaper it'll be.
for some suggestions and answers to your solar thermal questions.
What Are The Benefits If All Cars Were Electric Versus All Gas?
So Heres My Thought. If All Cars Ran On Electricity, We Would Be Burning More Coal To Produce That Energy And Still Release Co2 Into The Atmosphere, So Whats The Exchange In This Case. Anyone Out There With Education In Environmental Chemistry/Science Be Able To Answer This?
Coal pollution should not increase if most cars switched to electric, and here's why:
1) It takes nearly the same amount of electricity to refine gasoline as it takes to charge electric cars (about 6 kilowatt-hours per gallon of gas, according to US Dept. of Energy.) So if gas usage goes down as EV usage goes up, electricity usage barely changes.
2) Coal usage is already declining. Today it makes up less than half the energy on the grid. This trend will continue. Solar is poised to become less expensive than coal in as little as 10 years from now.
3) Electric vehicles are 3 to 5 times more efficient than gasoline vehicles. More miles on less energy equals less overall pollution, no matter what you burn to make electricity.
Solar Powered Cell Phones?
Solar Powered Cell Phones Are Now Available In China And Prototypes Are In The Making In Germany. How Soon Will This Technology Make It To The Us?
Cell phones normally last a week or longer on a charge so why would you want to leave your cell phone setting in the sun to charge? Not many people stand in the sun with their cell phone hooked on the top of their heads?
This would be a useless product as far as I can tell. There are already portable solar cell phone and laptop chargers in the USA and I am sure in all other countries as well.
Here is a link to one
Nuclear Vs. Renewable Resources?
Are You Pro Or Anti-Nuclear Energy? Why Or Why Not? Preferably I Wanted To See The Points Of The Other Side - Because I'M An Anti One; I Don'T Want Another Technology That Will Harm The Environment.
Cautiously pro. The nuclear power industry does have an extremely good safety record. Chernobyl was a big exception, and was caused by poor engineering, poor maintenance, and poor training. More people die every year mining coal or drilling for oil than have ever died from nuclear power. However, the big unsolved problem is what to do with the nuclear waste. None of the "solutions" dreamed up so far are satisfactory, so until this is solved I would prefer to leave nuclear power alone and investigate other options (solar, wind, tidal, geothermal). These technologies could become cost effective if enough money is put into the necessary research and development.
Why Is Biofuel The Best?
My Class Is Doing A Debate On What Energy Is The Best. I'Ve Been Assigned To Be A Hippie Who Thinks Biofuel Is The Best Energy Source. I'M Making Signs (For The Hippies) And I Can'T Think Of Any Puns Or Phrases That Promotes Biofuel. I Also Need Possible Information About Biofuel And What They'Re Doing About The Food Shortage. Also, My Classmates Will Ask Tough Questions. So Providing Me With Possible Answers And Hard Questions So I Can Practice Would Be Great. Plus The Puns And Phrases For Biofuel. Thanks In Advance =]
It's not the best. Ethyl Alcohol produces more carbon dioxide than gasoline does. Further, it takes more fertilizer to grow nitrogen intensive corn, thus contributing to the consumption of large amounts of fossile fuels to make the fertilizer. Plus the fertilizer contaminates lakes, streams and the oceans. Biofuel is not the answer to the energy problem.
Mark my words - hydrogen fuel is the answer because combustion of hydrogen produces water and this produces no contamination, does not require the consumption of fossile fuels. Hydrogen could be created using solar power to generate electricity to split pure water into hydrogen gas and oxygen. An engine can be built that does this, splitting water into hydrogen gas through electrolysis and then combusting it with the oxygen which is separated - however, our government and strong corporate interests surpress this knowledge because too much money is at stake by corporate interests to make it happen yet on a large scale. Eventually, it will happen, but its going to take a lot more suffering on the part of humanity before those corporate interests get out of the way of common sense and progress.