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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 air conditioning system, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, many residents find that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or even eliminate your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a big portion 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 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past ten years, residential electricity rates have gone up by approximately 3 percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're an organisation or house owner with changing cash circulation, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Numerous studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated 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 an essential part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are very important parts of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to run properly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective motorist of consumer buying decisions, creating goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are infamous for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can determine just how much electrical energy will be generated, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, for at least the next Twenty 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
How Solar Energy Produced Electricity And How It Is Beneficial?
1.The solar energy is produced by a solar cells.
2.The solar cell is a cell which is having a p-n junction.
3.So, when the solar energy is fall on the cell,a package of photons will penetrate in the p-n junction.
4.the photon is nothing but apair of electron&hole.
5.Due to that penetration the conductivity takes place at the junction.And the electricity is produced due to the solar energy.
1.Here the source is a sun light.It isn a free of cost to everybody.So,everybody can use this at alow cost.
2.No,use of controllers to control the source.
3.It is also used as arechargers like in calculators,etc.,
Why Is Geothermal Energy The Best Form Of Energy Compared To Solar Energy?
I Am Doing A Research Project And I'Ve Looked Everywhere For Different Information But Pretty Much All Of It Is The Same.... Please Help!!!
Yes for those who have access to it. It is more reliable than solar or wind. It can be used for 100% of energy production, because it doesn't disappear when the earth rotates or when the weather changes. However, it is only practical in some locations. If you don't live in an area with geysers or volcanic activity you won't be able to take advantage of it.
Why,Are There Not More Wind Powered Energy Places?
I,Would Like To See More Energy Places Set Up.But?This Needs To Be Done With Clean Air.If,There Are To Be More People Born.Then, We As A Nation Need To Do Our Part In The Clean Air Act.I,For One Am Tired Of Smelling Coal And Seeing The Traces Of Coal All Over My Yard.The Cost Of Electricity,Is Too Costly And The Rates Go Up Every Year.Where ,You Have To Make A Choice Of Paying The Electricity,Or Go With Out Food.People,Are Fighting Too Much Over Oil And Gas.
Since wind energy is renewable and quite clean why aren't we using it more? Wind energy is not easy to store or save and investors, tax payers and politicians have issues with wind power.
Wind power is expensive to set up in terms of site preparation and installation as well as the cost of machinery. Producing electricity on a large scale would require large wind farms which take up a substantial amount of land. The location of ideally “windy” land is often not in proximity to where electricity is needed, thus requiring the addition of power transmission lines which adds to the cost of wind energy.
People don't want their beautiful but windy views obstructed by wind turbines. Some people don't like the look of a wind farm. The proximity to a wind farm may have an impact on home property values.
There are also some environmental issues with wind farms. Birds and bats are killed by wind turbines. The sound of the rotor blades turning contributes to noise pollution. A road may need to be built through a rural area to build the farm, which affects plants and animals that live there.
The natural timing of the winds may not coincide with energy demands since wind is variable. Grid operators therefore have to keep other power generation reserves on standby, which is also costly.
The tendency is to use what is now cheapest, and wind power isn't the cheapest form of energy because of the high initial cost. But at what cost (lots of dirty pollution and depletion of natural resources) are we using fossil fuels because they “cost” less? There are disagreements within the power industry over who should pay to expand the power grid and how the grid should be planned.
Most Americans don't drive the cheapest cars, nor do they buy the cheapest clothing, or go to cheapest brain surgeons, so why are we predominantly using the cheapest fossil fuels?
As with many decisions the pros and cons need to be weighed, and the full consequence must be taken into consideration, not merely the present cost. With the health of the planet at stake, and our ever increasing appetite for energy, not to mention the billions of dollars spent buying fossil fuels from foreign governments on whom we are largely dependent, why aren't we trying harder to integrate renewable power sources?
Integrating more wind energy, geothermal energy, hydro energy and solar energy into the overall power grid, even if it costs more to set up, would make sense, for national security reasons to protect Americans from volatile oil prices. Like most issues, using wind energy is not as simple as it sounds, and politics, economics and public support or lack thereof, tend to further complicate progress.
How Does Solar Energy Work?
I Need Help With My Science Project. Can Somebody Help Me?
There are 2 primary types of "Solar" systems, passive and active. Passive solar collects heat from the suns rays in such a way as to retain it, Usually accomplished by south facing windows and masonary.
There are several types of active solar systems, I will tell you what I know (not a lot) about 2 of them.
1. Solar Heating uses some sort of collector with a liquid piped through it and a thermostat that controls a pump. As the water heats to the required Temperature, the pump circulates the fluid (usually antifreeze) through a heat exchanger that provides heat to water for washing/bathing/or house heat.
2. Solar Electricity converts the suns rays into electricity, a photon causes the release of electrons in a Photo voltaic cell or group of cells hooked together (array). This in turn causes electricity (electrons moving along a wire). Once the electricity is made it has to go into storage (batteries), be used as electricity, or go to ground to dissipate.
Here's a link that might help!
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Who Was The Owner Of First Mobile Phone In India Which Runs Without Battery And Runs On Solar Energy ?
Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon'ble Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Mr. J S Shin, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia HQ launched the phone at a ceremony organized by the Company at its manufacturing complex at Noida.
Noida, June 10th, 2009 - Samsung India today announced the global launch of the world's first solar powered mobile phone, the "Solar Guru" (Guru E1107) in the Indian market. The new handset enables its users to charge the battery anywhere the sun is shining, so that users are not inconvenienced when the phone battery is running out of normal charge. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon'ble Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Mr. J S Shin, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia HQ launched the phone at a ceremony organized by the Company at its manufacturing complex at Noida.
"The Solar Guru has been developed keeping in mind the needs of Indian consumers, especially customers residing in areas where the electric supply is unstable, so that the consumers can rely on solar charging to remain connected." states Mr. J S Shin, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia Headquarters. The Solar Guru represents the Company's efforts to strengthen its leadership in the solar panel mobile market.
Powered by the Sun: With an extended solar powered battery, the Samsung Solar Guru solves the problem of unavailable or unstable electric supply, particularly in far flung areas. The phone has the capacity to provide around 5 ~ 10 minutes of talk time with one hour of solar charging.* Moreover, the solar panel charging allows its users to save money and energy consumption on traditional electrical charging.
*Measured when the phone is turned-off under the sun light of 80,000 Lux. Results can be different depending on circumstances.
"With Samsung's cutting edge technology and consumer-oriented strategy, I believe the Solar Guru is the perfect fit for the Indian consumer – not only because it is solar powered, but because it has a host of customized features , especially developed keeping in mind the needs of Indian consumers" states Mr Sunil Dutt, Country Head , Samsung Mobile Division.
Localized Features for Indian Market
The Samsung Solar Guru comes in a compact design with essential mobile phone features such as FM radio, MP3 ring tones, embedded games and a powerful torch light. For consumer safety, the phone offers Mobile Tracker, which automatically alerts when the SIM card is changed or sends out an SOS message in an emergency. The Solar Guru provides "Mobile prayer", a specialized feature for different religions that includes religious prayers and wall papers.
The Samsung Solar Guru (Samsung Guru 1107) is priced at Rs. 2799/-. With the introduction of this phone, Samsung India now has a portfolio of over 50 mobile handsets priced in the range between Rs.1649/- to Rs. 34500/-.
Following its introduction in India, the Solar Guru is being launched in various markets including Europe, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia, and Latin America in June 2009.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2008 consolidated sales of US$96 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.