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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 a/c unit, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, numerous property owners discover that the benefit, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease or even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a large portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electricity prices have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your home worth
Numerous studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and sell faster 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 end up being more educated about solar, need for properties equipped 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 element of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry 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 anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important parts of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that pick to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of consumer purchasing decisions, developing goodwill and improving company 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 fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You merely pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 energy companies are well-known for their varying and undependable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can determine just how much electrical power will be created, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next 20 years (repaired 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
What Is The Energy Transformation In A Solar Cell, Whistle And Weight Lifting?
How Do Write Your Ans? Example: Electrical Energy To Kinetic Energy
Solar energy to electrical energy, potential to kinetic (if blowing it at the time) If lifting the weight at the time mechanical to potential
First is easy salor to electrical, second the potential energy stored in our lungs after we inhale is converted to kinetic as we blow the whistle spinning the little vanes inside, Mechanical energy of lifting the weight to a higher level adding potential energy to the weight.
3. Where Does The Wind Get It’S Energy From?
Btw This Is 4 Wind Energy!
Please Help Me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The sun is the primary reason. Other reasons are: the rotation of the Earth (cool side versus the hot side) geography/oceans. Everything, all the energy in our solar system comes from generally, the sun.
Bart Uses Electricity To Run, But What Sources Are Being Transformed In To Electricity?
I Know That Bart Uses Electricity To Run The Trains. But What Sources Make The Electricity Being Used By Bart, Fossil Fuel, Natural Gas Or What Sources?
And How Much You Pay For The Parking In The Bart Parking Lots? Is It Still Cheaper Than Driving A Car?
Despite the pie-in-the-sky dreaming of environmentalists, most marginal electrical demand is going to be supplied by fossil fuel plants. True everywhere in the US.
As for the efficiency of public transportation, that's more religion than science. The only place I've seen an attempt to compare the fuel efficiency of public transportation vs alternatives is in this report, on the planned 2nd Avenue Subway in NYC:
If you read the report, you might be surprised to discover that the subway would consume more fuel than the traffic it replaces. But read the footnotes, the real numbers are much worse. The conversion factors used are 133,000 BTU per gallon of gasoline and 3,413 BTU's per KWHR of electricity. This is an error, which makes the subway look much better than it really is. Here's the problem. Gasoline is burned directly in an automobile, at an efficiency of under 25%. But while electricity is consumed at an efficiency of 80% for the electric subway motor, it takes a considerably greater amount of energy to create the power consumed. In order to deliver 1 KWHR to the power outlet, a source must be consuming more than 1 KWHR worth of fuel. I'll explain:
Since there is next to no opportunity for wind or solar power in NYC, and no nuclear plant has been build there in 50 years, marginal demand must be met by fossil fuel plants. A steam turbine plant fueled by natural gas or oil is perhaps 35% efficient, but let's be generous and say 50%. The distribution network...power lines and transformers...might operate at 95% efficiency. Finally, subways in NY run on DC power, so what comes off the line must be rectified, at perhaps 75% efficiency. If you start with enough natural gas to produce 1000KWHRS, you end up with 1000x.50x.95x.75 KWHRS, only 356 KWHRS is actually delivered to the electric motor. If the electric motor is 80% efficient, 284 KWHRS actually produces useful work. If 1000 KWHRS of gasoline is burned in a 25% efficient car, 250 KWHRS actually produce useful work.
While the motors end up being of comparable efficiency, the subway system turns has a much lower load factor than the car. That is, if two people ride in a car, it's about half loaded. That's the way it's going to be on average. A subway car must roll up and down the track day and night, in order to provide a reasonably attractive alternative. But it's only running at it's full rated load factor for about four hours a day. The rest of the time, energy is expended pushing mostly empty cars up and down the track. All in all, it would be more fuel efficient to drive a Hummer than take a subway.
How Can I Boil Water Using Solar Energy Using Only A Pan And Metals?
Do you specifically want boiling water? Or do you want to cook with the solar radiation?
You can cook with a solar oven. Just google the words "solar oven" and you will come up with lots of plans on how to make them, and places that sell them.
I think solar ovens can get hot enough to boil water, but I'm not sure. They take about four hours to cook a meal, at peak sunlight time...a meal can be a whole chicken and vegtables.
Homesteading/Farming over 20 years
Can Solar Energy Power The Entire House?
Our Home Produce 350-400Kw Per Months. How Many Solar Panel And Battery Do We Need To Produce Enough Energy From The House?
Absolutely. If your home uses up to 400kwh a month, the first step is to try to reduce that even more. For every $1 you spend on conservation, that's $4 less in solar expense. But let's say you've already conserved as much as you can...
Depending where you are, you would need about 4000 watts of solar electric panels. Since you are currently connected to the electric company, there's no need for batteries. Just make as much as you can during the day, and sell any extra power back to the grid. Then at night and on cloudy days, you just buy it back from the grid, same as you do now. With net metering, the electric company keeps track of how much you sold and how much you bought, and you can end up zeroing out the bill (or at least having it down to just delivery charges, fees, and tax). Different electric companies have different rules, so actual mileage may vary. Here's an example of a 3000W grid tied system, you'd just need another 1000 watts. http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-Pack...
You can see for yourself on the grid-tied calculator at http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato...
If you do want to cut your connection to the electric company and store your power to use at night, you'd go to the off-grid calculator to also figure out the battery bank size. http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato... With 2 days battery backup, you'd need about a 1500 amp hour 48V battery bank.
Also take a look at solar water heating, it's a very cost effective way to get your energy usage down. http://www.altestore.com/store/Kits-Package-Deals/Climate-freezes-Closed-Loop-Systems/Closed-Loop-Systems-for-1-4-People/Closed-Loop-PV-Powered-w-Tank/Indirect-PV-w-80-Gal-Tank-64-SqFt-Collectors/p8142/