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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 homeowner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering 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, many property owners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or perhaps eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate 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 reduce your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical energy expense savings, the typical American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 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 solar panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy costs have actually increased by approximately three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical power expenses. If you're a business or property owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your property value
Several studies have actually discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. 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 substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal domestic photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are very important parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective motorist of customer buying choices, creating goodwill and enhancing service results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many house owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility companies are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate just how much electricity will be produced, 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
Science Lab Please Help!!!!:: Need To Boost Performance Of Small Solar-Powered Car Racing Under Lights?
For Our Final Science Project, Our Teacher Gave Us A Wooden Body With Axels Going Through It, Four Plastic Wheels, A Solar Panel, And A Dc Motor With A Gear On The End That Will Mesh With One Of The Wheels To Make The Car Move. Is There Any Way To Boost The Performance Of A Small, Solar-Powered, Wooden Car Like This One? We Can'T Attach A Battery, But We Can Explore Alternate Energy Sources, Especially Ones Involving Magnetism And/Or Sustainable Energy. The Person Who Wins The Race Gets An A+, And I Really Need The Grade!!!! Can Anybody Help? Changing The Gear Ratio Is One Idea I Came Up With, But I'M Having A Hard Time Finding A Gear That Fits. Any Thoughts? Thanks ... Julie
P.S. :: The Car Will Be Racing On A Slick Tile Surface Under A Set Of Constant Lights. The Setting Will Be Controlled.
My advice is to look into building your own fuel cell to boost your cars performance. These could definitely add a little more needed power to your car. Research it a little. Some require very little to get some extra power out of things.
Or you could always try and increase the solar cell's power output by adding a magnifying glass or two (a big magnifying sheet mounted a few inches above it might give you an extra little boost.)
How Is Solar Power Energy Created?
"Energy cannot be created or destroyed, only changed in form." I forgot who said that (maybe Newton). Einstein stated that the energy created equals the mass destroyed times the square of the velocity of light (E=mc^2). The sun "creates" energy by "destroying" mass (in this view mass is considered to be "frozen energy").
Getting Power From A Solar Panel Made Easy?
I Am Going To Be Putting A Solar Panel And I Need To Have It Run The Power To Plug Ins So I Can Plug In Some Lights And Fans. This Solar Panel Isnt Anywhere Near Any Electric Source Or House Around. So How Can I Hook The Solar Panel Up To Wires, And Then Run Them Down To A Battery Or Inverter Or Whatever I Need, To Eventually Hook To Power 4 Or 5 Plug Ins For The Lights And Fans? Please Show Me The Easiest Way Possible And If You Can Post Links To Diagrams That Would Be Great.
I Need To Know How To Power Plug Ins From A Solar Panel. This Is All I Need To Know! Diagrams Please! Thank You!
By saying something like "plug-ins", it is obvious that you shouldn't be messing with electrical.
If you can't get this, then ask someone before you start a fire.
Solar Power Shingles?
I'M Doing Research On Solar Power Shingles, Not Panels, And I Am Having Trouble Finding Prices Of Shingles And Companies.
I Know Uni-Solar Is Very Popular, But I Can'T Find The Price Of Their Products.
I Would Also Like To Know Some Other Companies' Prices Of Shingles, You Know, For Comparison.
Also, Please Give Any Sites With Info About Solar Shingles And Materials They Can Be Made Out Of. I Know They Can Be Made Out Of Silicon, But Is That Good? Will We Run Out Of Silicon If We Convert A Large Amount Of Energy Supply To Solar-Shingles?
Any Info Is Welcome,
I recently had a system installed and one of the companies I contacted quoted me shingles. I don't remember exact numbers, but they cost more than panels and were less efficient. I believe the reason given was the lack of airspace below them increased overheating and reduced production. I put a link to the company that offered the panels.
What Is Solar Energy? And How Solar Cells Work?
I Have A Project About Sloar Energy And I Couldn't Find Many Information About, So Could Any One Helps Me
The energy from the sun is about 1000W per square meter at the earth's surface. Much of this is in the visible light range of wavelengths.
Solar cells are a specialised form of semiconductor diode known as a photovoltaic cell. They generate about 0.5 volts DC under working conditions, and the current depends on how bright the sun is and the efficiency and area of the cell. Many cells are connected together to form a solar panel. There are usually 36 cells for a panel to charge 12V batteries.
The photons from the sunlight enter the semiconductor material and increase the energy within the atomic structure. This causes electrons to be released. They flow from the semiconductor round through the external circuit and back into the semiconductor, to fill the "holes" left by the electrons.
There is plenty of information, too much is more like the issue. Maybe you used the wrong keywords to search.