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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 daily life: running your air conditioner, washing clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, lots of property owners find that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or perhaps eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a big portion of your month-to-month costs. 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 minimize your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past ten years, domestic electrical power prices have actually increased by approximately three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or homeowner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to 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 expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A normal residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show 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. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that select to run properly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of consumer buying decisions, developing goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners opt to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
As of 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 notorious for their changing and undependable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can compute how much electrical power will be created, and most significantly, at what cost, 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
Can You Connect A 2, 6, 9 And 12V Solar Panel To A Socket?
Basically, I Wanted To Make A &Quot;Portable Charger&Quot;. I Was Planning To Connect A Solar Panel To An English Socket, And From There Be Able To Plug Any Charger, A Phone Charger For Example, And Charge My Phone From The Solar Energy.
I Have Tried Connecting The Positive To The &Quot;Live&Quot;, And The Negative To The &Quot;Neutral&Quot;. ( I Was Told The Neutral Was Negative, And The Live Was The Positive) Sadly, This Did Not Work.
I Would Like To Know, Can It Actually Be Possible To Connect A Small Solar Panel To A Socket? If So, How?
you need to understand that house wiring is at 220 volts AC, and solar panels put out low voltage DC.
It's difficult and expensive to convert low voltage DC to 220 volts AC. You are better off not trying, specially with your limited knowledge in this area.
Do NOT try to connect a solar panel's wires to an AC outlet, as you tried to do, you could kill yourself, or start a fire, or cause your panel to go up in smoke.
Am I Asking To Much?- I Want An Efficient Gimble Down Light That Can Be Recharged Easily With A Solar Panel?
I Want An Effecient Gimble Light That Can Be Recharged Easily With A Solar Panel. I Want It To Be Able To Charge In The Day And Work At Night. My Solar Panel Is A 5Watt 12 Volt Small Panel Do You Think Such A Light Exists That Can Do All Of The Mentioned Things. Ps. What Ratings Should The Light Have To Be Charged With My Solar Pane?L Eg.12Volt Or Whatever
Your best bet is find a used light fixture that works in the manner you want it to, then convert it directly to LED with a power LED. Then your small panel can charge any number of small batteries sufficiently to operate the light for a few hours. Don't expect great results, but that is largely due to the limits of your panel size.
If you plan on sticking with an incandescent bulb, you are are very limited to about 26 candela. Something you can exceed with a pair of discrete white LEDs at three volts.
You might find this blog and this website to be of use. The blog is by a friend of mine, and should be seeing an update within 2 weeks that you might find of some use.
I Have A 16V Solar Panel And Want Ro Charge 12V Batteries Without Overcharging?
What is the wattage specification of this 16V solar panel? This is what will happen, you connect the 12V batteries and the 16V output will drop to the battery voltage level. Now, depending on the wattage output of this panel, you divide the wattage by 12V and you will get the charging current for this panel. If this charging current is lower than the normal charging current of the 12V battery, then basically you are trickle charging the batteries depending on how low the current is from the normal charging current specification of the 12V batteries. Since a Solar Panel is not voltage regulated, it will seek the voltage level of the battery that is connected to it. BTW, all of the above is in direct Sunlight.
Why Not Solar Energy For Homes? How Can I Get Panels? Difficulties With Them?
Does Anyone Know Why People Don'T Do This? There Is A House That I Saw On The News That Is So Energy Efficient That The Solar Panels Paid For Themselves In The First Year. Plus On Occassion The Electric Company Has To Buy The Surplus Electricity Produced Back From The Home Owner.
Solar energy for homes is great however there's somet things that have to be taken into account.
If you live in souther california you get enough sun enough days of the year, if you live in some area that you have lots of cloudy days then they don't do any good.
If the area is prone to hail (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, etc) then you're going to have chunks of ice flying at your expensive solar panels breaking them.
People when they're originally building a home look at the up front cost, this is the reason you see so many people bitching about their heating and cooling bills. If they would have spent maybe 10% more they would have had a much higher level of insulation and would be saving a large amount of money. They'd probably also have more efficient heating, cooling, and electrical systems.
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What Are The Social And Environmental Impacts Of Solar Panels?
here's the article about the environmental impact http://www.renewables-info.com/interesti...
regarding the social impact my first pick would be improving environmental conscience of society by knowing that using solar panels help improve our environment, especially against the climate change threat.