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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, enjoying 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 ecological benefits of solar power are significant, lots of property owners discover that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower or perhaps eliminate your electric bills
Whether you're a property owner, company, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free 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 decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity bill cost savings, the typical American house owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity rates have increased by approximately three percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect against unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're a business or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Multiple research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater home worths and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for 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 element of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that pick to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer buying choices, developing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous property owners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
As of 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 trend.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can compute how much electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 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
To Get Into Renewable Energy, What Is The Best Degree For Me To Study?
Is It Better To Study 'Green Energy Technology' At Leicester Uni, Or Study An Engineering Degree, Probably Electrical Eng?
Or If There Are Any Other Courses You Suggest....? And Why?
Or Is There Any Point Wanting To Go Into The Renewable Energy Sector? Will We Ever Actually Turn To Green Energies? Or Will Big Oil/Gas/Nuclear Companies Rule What We Do, And Not Allow Us To Move Forward In A Green Way?
If you REALLY want to help out the renewable energy sector, become a top-notch electrical engineer. Then, revolutionize our capacitor technology.
That is one of main things keeping renewables as a second-tier resource. With wind farms and solar stations especially, our present capacitor capabilities will forbid them from ever becoming anything more than an aid. They will NEVER be able to replace all the coal/oil/gas/nuclear... unless you go out and design us some rockstar capacitors. Inefficient energy storage is the killer.
And those companies don't "rule what we do." C'mon now. Look at what renewables are actually capable of with our present technology. They are not a fantastic cure-alls.
Besides, power companies are diversifying their sources more and more everyday. GE and AREVA are huge energy players, and both are integrating renewables into the designs. Our energy sources will have to play nice with each other until our technology progresses further. It's not all or nothing.
How Do Solar Wind Affect Electrical Circuits? ?
The solar winds are basically a large amount of plasma, or ionized gas, filled with highly-energized protons and electrons. They can be pretty fast at times; a solar event in 2005 launched protons at Earth so energetic that they got here in only about 23 minutes, meaning they were going at roughly one third the speed of light. Most of these, however, take about 24 to 48 hours to reach us. When they reach the Earth they disturb its magnetosphere, causing it to warp and deform. If you've take a Physics class then you know that moving magnetic fields produce electrical current. Even in electronic equipment that isn't plugged in, a strong enough magnetic field will induce a current. Geomagnetic storms are strong enough to disrupt satellites and overload power lines and electronics on Earth through this mechanism. They also cause the Aurora Borealis by exciting various elements in Earth's upper atmosphere.
EDIT: True, only EM radiation effects electronic equipment. But the protons and electrons from solar winds are moving charged particles, meaning they produce a magnetic field as well. So they can also effect equipment on the ISS. Atoms, on the other hand, have nothing to do with this unless they are ionized, because that means they would have a charge and, therefore, a magnetic field.
As for wavelength, the shorter the wavelength the more energy there is. Assuming more energy means a stronger magnetic field then, therefore, there will be more electronic disruption.
Lastly, I do not believe this has anything to do with the Photoelectric Effect.
If Solar Energy Is Really The Way Of The Future, Why Does The Government Need To Subsidize It?
The real problem is the Democrats at all levels think they're technically astute and want to play with other people's money, while kicking back some to themselves, of course.
Why Solar Energy Is Not Used In Africa?
How Could They Develop It?
I'm answering this from Botswana using a small solar panel(150 USD), and satellite internet. The small panel is enough to power 5 energy saving bulbs, laptop, and charge cell phone for 5 or so hours per day (We do have cellphones in Africa). Its used small scale everywhere i work in A. but like the rest of the world very few big projects. Capital outlay,and storing the energy are challenges. The 12 V lead/acid battery I'm using is not a good answer for big projects, not green either
Solar Energy (Thermal And Photo Voltaic) Differences Between The Conditions In North And South Europe?
Solar Energy (Thermal And Photovoltaic) Diferences Between The Conditions In North And South Europe
I Need To Do Some Report About The Differences Between The Conditions For North And South Europe To Use The Solar Energy.
All Data, Like The Energy At Places, The Advantages, Everything Is Welcome.
Send Me Links, Or Other Things.
There are maps to show how much solar energy is available on average per day for the planet. Solar energy return is also dependent on tracking the sun. Tracking can be applied on solar thermal and photovoltaic. Solar thermal is more economical when scaled up in MW. Solar thermal can also provide night time energy using salt ponds for heat storage.