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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of property owners find that the benefit, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease or perhaps eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a large portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy rates. In the previous ten years, property electrical power prices have actually increased by approximately three percent annually. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and safeguard versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your house value
Multiple research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property values and offer quicker 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 property buyers 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 key component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, 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 tasks in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal property solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are important components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and improving organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider 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 Financial investment
The utility business are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
How Much Does 1000 Square Feet Of Solar Panels Cost (Pool Heating)?
How Much Does 1000 Square Feet Of Solar Panels Cost? This Is For A Pool With Dimensions 75Ft By 25Ft? How Much Will It Cost Including Installation Fee And The Water Heater?
the expensive way is to have solar panels make electricity to run an electric heater.
the cheap way is to have panels heat the water directly.
that's a fairly large pool, but it should work.
probably not in Alaska in January.
but then, you're not going to generate any electricity there either.
Electricity From Solar Water Heater?
In My House, A Solar Water Heater Is Installed Similar To This Picture. Http://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Image:Solarboiler.Jpg
Can This Panel Be Used To Generate Electricity With Some Modification, So That It Can Stored In Battery And Used To Power Electronic Items?
If you heat the water too much too produce an intense amount of steam, which when transferred to a turbine connected to a generator, will rotate it, you can produce electricity. But this is practically not possible with this solar water heater.
I think you are bit confused between Solar-cell panels and Solar water heater.
Both of these devices are completely different from each other. The only similarity is, that they work on solar energy.
Solar cells are made up of semi-conductor elements, which when kept in sunlight, produce electricity.
But on the other hand, Solar Water Heater is a device containing a common black coloured box, in which thin pipes carry water. This water, due to sunlight, get heated.
Even both the devices work on Solar Energy, but they are entirely different.
Follow the link below for Solar cell
And the link below for solar water heater
Does Anyone Know A Good Company To Buy Solar Panels From?
I'M A Carpenter, And Can Do Electric Work. I Want To Make Some Money Installing Solar Panels. What'S The Best Source?
Wow. This is a big question.
First, are you in the United States? If so, then I would look at a couple of web sites.
First, I would look at joining ASES - the American Solar Energy Society. (Actually, I'd do this whether or not you were in the US) Their magazine will have ads and directorys and so forth for panel manufacturers, inverter manufacturers, rack vendors, metering companies, etc. At the very least, their web site will give you numerous links to popular panel manufacturers.
Right now, it can be difficult to get panels in the US. My buying agent can't promise us a significant number of panels until at least late this coming fall. And prices are going up due to a silicon shortage at the moment. Still, you could probably get your hands on small quantities. You just might not be able to choose exactly which manufacturer you want.
Also, I'd look into getting NABCEP certification. This is the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners. They provide a referral service for people looking for solar installers, and they may have a net work of members that could help get you started.
I Am Entertaining The Thought Of Getting Solar Panels For My Home To Save Money.?
I Don'T Know If It'S Worth The Hassle Though.Can Someone With Solar Panels Please Tell Me If It'S Worth It.Thank You For Your Response.
As far as I know, unless you live in a location with a huge amount of consistent strong sunlight and typically use a fairly large amount of electricity the cost of purchase and installation could take up to twenty years to recoup in savings. Obviously you would have to sit down with a calculator and do the math for your own situation to figure out exactly how it would work for you. It shouldn't be hard to figure out a round about figure if you go over your bills and research the amount of energy that you can expect to generate in your location with whatever brand, style, size, etc of system your looking at. Do the math, but don't expect some crazy cost savings unless you live near the equator.
How Can I Encase Solar Panels For A Resonanle Price?
Acrylic Is To Expensive, Epoxy Clouds Over With Exposure To Light, Wood Swells, Warps, And Rots, Glass Cracks, Plexiglass I'M Pretty Sure Is Out Of The Question, And Metal Is Just Not Strong Enough, It Flexes Like Crazy. The Panel Is To Be Made With 3X6 Cells. So It'Ll Be Pretty Big. And Nobody Put Stuff About Global Warming Or I'Ll Give You Negative Feedback. The Hoax Has Gone Far Enough.
Do understand that it's generally not going to be a net savings making your own panel. To make something watertight, and resistant to weather for decades, and that will pass lots of sunlight, would cost more than to just buy a ready-made panel.
But the compromise might be to use ordinary 1/8" window glass, and seal it with some kind of UV-resistant roofing silicone. From time-to-time, I would re-check the seal to make sure it's still good. As for cracking, unless you're in an area that gets hail, I wouldn't worry.
For commercial panels, they use a tempered, low-iron glass that is tough, and also very transparent to the wavelengths that the solar cells use.