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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources 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 benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease or even eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy bills and you'll still conserve a lot of money.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electricity rates have increased by an average of 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business value
Numerous studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties 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 a crucial element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost changes in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal property solar panel system will remove three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are very important elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that pick to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer acquiring choices, developing goodwill and improving organisation results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of homeowners choose to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You merely pay the solar company for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be created, and most notably, at what rate, for a minimum of 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
If U Were President Of The Us (Or Elsewhere), What Would U Do (Or Not Do) About Global Warming?
This Is For A Paper For School. Any More Ideas? Comments?
So Far, This Is What I Have:
If I Were Elected President Of The U.S. In 2012, I Would Try To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions For The Good Of Mankind. The Main Goal Of My Campaign Would Be To Lower The Cost Of Alternative Energy Sources For The Public. First Of All, I Would Give Tax Incentives To Civilians Who Purchased Fuel Efficient Or Electric Cars, With The Electric Car Getting The Larger Incentive. I Would Also Give Tax Breaks And Additional Grants To Those Companies Who Researched Alternative Energy Methods, Such As Solar Panels, Hydro-Power, And Wind Mills. Furthermore, I Would Hire Scientists To Design And Build Me A Luxurious Solar Powered Jet For My International Travels. Thus, I Would Not Be Hypocritical. Also, Funding Public Awareness Of Energy Savings Would Be Imperative To My Campaign. The Main Focus Of This Campaign Would Be How Much Money A Person Can Save Each Year Through Simply Unplugging Items When They Aren’T In Use. Any Person, Business, Etcetera Would Be Given An Enormous Tax Incentive If They Only Updated Their Homes To Be More Energy Friendly; A Few Of These Upgrades Would Include Energy Efficient Windows, Garden Rooftops, And Light Colored Roofing. On The International Level, I Would Speak With Other Leaders And Convince Them To Follow My Lead For A Better Future. If I Were The President, I Would Strive To Decrease Our Impact On The Environment.
Since it is for your school I decided to answer you point by point but you aren't going to like it.
If I were elected president of the U.S. in 2012, I would try to reduce greenhouse emissions for the good of mankind. Is that really the job of the president. He is supposed to protect the constitution and our liberties. We expect the president to work in our interests.
The main goal of my campaign would be to lower the cost of alternative energy sources for the public. It is fine and dandy to lower the cost of something. To do that, you need to have a demand for the product. If there is a demand costs will go down. Without it, the costs would climb.
First of all, I would give tax incentives to civilians who purchased fuel efficient or electric cars, with the electric car getting the larger incentive. You give tax incentives. Are you going to reduce the size of the government to account for the those tax incentives or are you going to strap future generations with dept. If you plan to tax others more, than you are going to harm the economy. Typically what happens when the government gives out punishing taxes, they actually recieve less revenue as logic would dictate.
I would also give tax breaks and additional grants to those companies who researched alternative energy methods, such as solar panels, hydro-power, and wind mills. same comment as before.
Furthermore, I would hire scientists to design and build me a luxurious solar powered jet for my international travels. If they could desing solar powered jets that were economical, they would. Thus, I would not be hypocritical. Also, funding public awareness of energy savings would be imperative to my campaign. You can't just have people design something for you. The president shouldn't use other peoples money to design special things for him/her. That would be more fitting for a king or dictator.
The main focus of this campaign would be how much money a person can save each year through simply unplugging items when they aren’t in use. Once you start paying your energy bill, you have an incentive to conserve. Who wants to throw away their money. On the other hand, if I buy something such as TV, I expect to use it without the government trying to regulate its use.
Any person, business, etcetera would be given an enormous tax incentive if they only updated their homes to be more energy friendly; a few of these upgrades would include energy efficient windows, garden rooftops, and light colored roofing. Same answer as before. If you give tax incentives, you have to reduce government, increase borrowing, or increase taxes elsewhere. When you start paying your own utilities, you have an incentive to do those things anyway. I support this item except the roofing and garden rooftops but it has to be paid for. I have my garden. My roof is too dangerous and weak to garden on.
On the international level, I would speak with other leaders and convince them to follow my lead for a better future. Agreed. Every leader wants others to follow. The duty of our president is to convince others to follow for a beneficial future but to be sure to work in our interests.
If I were the president, I would strive to decrease our impact on the environment.
Everyone, Everyone, wants to decrease our impact. Noone supports dirty air or dirty water. There is a cost to every option however.
How Do Seasons Affect The Temperatures Of Oceans/Seas?
How Do Seasons Affect The Temperatures Of Oceans/Seas? (All Four Season).
Please Give Full Descriptive Details On All Four Seasons Please!
The temperature of the sea is directly proportional to the insolation, i.e. how much solar energy is received per unit of surface. It can easily be calculated by the sine of the sun's elevation over the horizon. The latter is: 90 - the latitude +/- the sun's declination for that day of the year.
And this is the only aspect of the season being involved. What is winter in one hemisphere is summer in the other. and what is the longest, and therefore the hottest day at high latitude, comes twice a year between the tropics. This, only to say that the word: season, must be taken with a grain of salt.
The sea is taking solar energy in a different way that the earth because a) the sea is in constant movement, thus mixing and b) the sunlight goes down to some depth under the surface.
This is the reason it takes some time to see the sea water to come to its maximum temperature. How much, depends on the location and the size of the body of water but as a indication, you certainly know that the sun is highest in the northern hemisphere at the summer solstice, the 22th of June, but the hurricane season doesn't start before August, when the sea water temperature of the southern north Atlantic reaches 27 degrees centigrades.
And that's why a maritime climate sees a delay in the seasons, in relation to the actual sun height in the sky.
Silly Question For Home Schooling - How Do You Afford It?
First, I Would Like To Say I Am Totally Fascinated With Homeschooling. I Have Been Doing My Research, Just Started (Have A Few Years Before My First Son Hit School Age), And I Have The Myths Behind Me, But One Thing Still Stands Out...
When I See How Homeschooling Keep Their Kids Social With All The Programs, Sports, Get Togethers, And Activities, How Do You Afford All That? I Know For Little League Sports, You Have To Buy A Lot Of Equipment And Then The Clothes. With Stuff Like Dance, You Have The Clothes, And All The Fancy Shoes. Going Out To The Museums And Moving Though Out The Community, All The Little Thing Like Tickets And Little Expenses Have To Add Up Especially With The Cost Of Living Going Up With Such Things Like Fuel And Energy.
How Do You Do On One Income?
Right Now, Me And My Wife Have Good Paying Jobs That Has Us On Some Really Nice Things That I Could See Being Able To Cut Out Stuff Like New Cars, Toys And Fancy Vacations, Not To Mention Going Out To Eat All The Time. I Just Can't See Us Getting By On One Income, At Least Right Now.
I Wanted To Start With The Homeschool Crowd With This Question Because We Are Just Starting To Really Buy Off On The Independent Green Movement Where You Do More For Yourself. Finding The Local Csa, Couponing On Worthy Store Items, Self Growing Some Of The Veggies Fruits, Finding A Good Supply Of Free Range Meats, And Doing More Of Everything That We Can, And Not Outsource It So Much Including The Schooling.
I Am Curious How You Can Afford All Those Really Nifty Activities. Once I Figure That, And I Am Confident That We Will, I Will Have Some Of Those Worries Off My Head. Of Course I Am Still Concerned About Our Jobs. I Make More Money Than My Wife, But My Company Has Crappy Benefits And High Health Care Cost Of Marginal Value. My Wife Is Doing Well, But She Has Stellar First-Class Healthcare Of Little Cost, Some Of The Best In The Country Because She Works In One Of The Largest Unions In The Country.
We cut corners everywhere that we can. We skip a lot of things that others consider necessities (no cable tv nor satellite tv, basic phone service only, eat out maybe once a year, etc.). We try to pinch pennies everywhere that we can (use solar energy to do most of our clothes drying, use the A/C and heat as little as possible, make do with older model cars that aren't gas guzzlers, don't buy many new clothes or gadgets, use cloth diapers, etc.). We don't try to keep up with the Joneses. Most Americans spend a great deal of money on things that they could do without, if their priorities were different....
As for homeschooling, we don't use fancy, pre-packaged curriculum that can cost a lot, but we use the library a lot and buy used materials when we do buy stuff. But the kids are learning a lot and are involved in a lot of things. We take advantage of a lot of free resources available in our community, such as attending great concerts put on every other month by a local volunteer orchestra, participating in some of the great programs at our local public library or at nature parks and such. We will usually buy a family membership to a museum or cultural institution each year and then take advantage of the membership frequently during the year, making our use of it relatively inexpensive over the course of a year. But a lot of what we do is inexpensive because it is done through our homeschooling community; we've gone on great field trips, participated in extremely low-cost martial arts classes, taken part in events such as "Science Day" and "World Day" and co-op classes, and more through our homeschool support groups. Often homeschoolers will find out about great opportunities and share them with other homeschoolers. Or one will arrange a club or activity or event and set it up so that others can participate at a minimal cost--especially if you reciprocate by organizing activities and sharing them with the community. Sometimes you can get great deals by participating in them at times when everyone else is in school; a piano teacher or coach or tutor may be willing to charge much less than the going rate during school hours, when he would otherwise have no business at all; and a lot of homeschooling parents (or older students) earn extra income by offering their services to other homeschoolers at a low rate during normal school hours. Anyway, I've found networking with other local homeschoolers to be an invaluable source of information on opportunities for the kids....
What Are Some Ways To Make Your House Greener?
I Am Writing A Paper On How To Make Your House Greener As In A Better Place For The Earth And Save Money. What Are Some Sujestions You Have. Right Now I Have Three Subtitles; Saving Electricity, Saving Water, And Recycling. What Are Some Good Things To Put Under These.
using low consumption light bulbs.
using alternative energy sources to supplement the others , like solar power (can also be used for heating tough), wind power, hydroelectric power etc..
saving water, have a rain water collector (reservoir) and use a water filter/purifier, thus you save water.
we have one of those setups in our house, its simple and works very well.
recycling, well water used in the sink and such can be recycled to use to flush the toilet for example.
also we have a furnace used for heating , used the wood form 2 trees that needed to be chopped down cause they long since died and could have been dangerous.
with that wood we saved about 3500$ of heating, even if the wood is bought then you can still save up (at least here where gas-heating is very expensive)
besides that just don't waste anything, and use biodegradable materials.
for refference I participated (and still am) in an extensive design of a house ( purely academic I doubt we will ever have it built, whereas i can't send you the design..
i can give you a few details
it had a beautiful garden with a waterfall was actually a part of the water filtration dispersion and sewage recycling system ( meaning it also watered the plants in the decorative garden and the lower lying vegetable garden)
the waterfall also provided a little energy by using a hydroelectric motor. which mostly powered the outdoor lights
also the house had quite large solar panels on the roof.
a natural water filtration system for the pool, and a water reservoir neatly built into the house,
large windows, and skylights offered natural light throughout the day, and an economic design of the house allowed more areas to be optimally light with just one light.
double layered isolation, and windows that can be simply set to let infrared light kept it warm during winter . and can be made totally opaque for privacy, or set to not allow some gamme of light through to keep the place from warming up in summer
it had an interior well equipped gym, and the machines where actually tied to dynamos to produce electricity when used. ( this is kinda prototyped as of now)
the electricity gained from it is substantial, but since its a pretty erratic source storage and use becomes a headache.
What R D Limitations Of A Wind Energy Farm?How Successful Will It Be?And Will It Be Effected By Global-Warming
Where there is wind, the wind farm is the way to go. But the wind doesn't blow 24/7 anywhere. So a good idea is to couple it with solar energy. This leaves you without power only during the dark hours when the wind doesn't blow.