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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 system, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, lots of property owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big part of your month-to-month costs. 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 One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity costs cost savings, the typical American homeowner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar also assists you much better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Several studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes geared up 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 part of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local 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 country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A common domestic solar panel system will remove 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary parts of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that pick to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of customer getting decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy business are well-known for their changing and unreliable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electricity will be created, and most notably, 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
If I Had A Solar Panel That Was 15&Quot; By 15&Quot; And Had A 500% Efficiency Rating, How Many Watts Would I Get?
Sorry. They're not being honest with you, and you should ask for a 500% refund to see what their response is.
Solar PV panels currently on the market have about a 15 - 20 percent efficiency rating. There are new processes that claim 40 percent efficiency. Just so you understand: 100 percent efficiency is the most possible. To get 500 percent (five tmes the amount of energy supplied by the sun) you would need a miraculous process that multiplies the energy somehow.
A little 15 inch square panel would produce about 16 watts on a sunny day.
Solar Panels (How To Manage Solar Panel Energy)?
How Does One Connect An Outlet To A Solar Panel
How Do You Store Solar Energy?
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You store power in lead acid batteries (heavy duty car batteries). You use a diode with it so when sun goes down the power from batteries doesn't go back to solar cells.
Then you have to run an inverter that switches power from 12V DC (if you use car batteries) to 120V AC to run household appliances. The inverter is the same thing that you can use in your car if you want to plug laptops etc into your car. It uses your car battery for power and has a receptacle in the inverter identical to want is in your house. You can buy inverters about anywhere, Autozone, Harbor Freight tools , Northern Tools, etc
and solar panels:
This can be very expensive for home use energy.
And you need a charge controller, which controlls the charge to your battery ( takes the place of the diode above so use this instead)
Google "homemade solar power" and you'll get lots of info
How Can Eco Friendly Homes Help The Environment?
hungry raccoons and other things can eat the wrappings on the solar panels and stuff.
Are Solar Panels A Good Home Investment?
yes they are they will pay for themselfs they could save you up to £500-800 a year on energy bills depending on the size of your house.
Do Out Door Solar Lights Work?
L C Them In Peoples' Yards But L Don'T Know How Well It Works. Lf It Gets It'S Power From The Sun, Then How Come There'S Little Batteries In It?
The batteries are rechargeable and the solar panel charges them, which then in turn powers the bulb.
People who think they don't work usually have used them incorrectly. Or bought crappy lights.
The Christmas light example is perfect: Christmas lights or for that matter MOST solar lights have a tool that detects darkness, turning the light on. So, if you use solar Xmas lights and regular Xmas lights, the solar lights will not work well. Or, if you try solar lights and have lots of other lights (such as spotlights, street lights or lamp posts) they won't work well.
We have solar lights and even when it rained for five days straight, our motion detector spots, lamp post and good quality accent lights still worked because the little day light there was (along with stored power) kept them working. Granted, by the fourth and fifth night, they weren't as bright as normal, but they were still on at 4:00 am the last day of rain before the sun came back.
The article below is a good source of why people get the wrong idea about solar lights. If you are interested, they are also have a sale and rumor has it there may be a BIG-**** sale for Memorial Day.