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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, washing clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, lots of homeowners discover that the benefit, special functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably decrease or even remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your utility expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with fluctuating money flow, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your property value
Several studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand for homes 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 part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is an excellent method to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A common property solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of consumer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving company results.
#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 loan down.
Numerous house owners decide to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar service provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility business are infamous for their changing and undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at what price, 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
Convection Solar Cookers…?
I Am Making A Solar Cooker For A Science Project. My Idea Was That I Would Build A Convection Solar Cooker (Basically, Sunlight Reflects Off Mirrors, Hits Bottomless Beer Bottles, Air In Beer Bottles Rises Into A Pvc Tube, Pvc Tube Directs Hot Air At Cooking Surface) But I Can'T Find Any Other Examples Of Convection Solar Cookers Online. Has Anyone Ever Done This? If So, Any Tips?
In 1970, I attempted to make a reflective solar cooker based on a cardboard foundation with an eliptical-shaped surface covered with aluminum foil. The challenge was obtaining a tight focal point for energy concentration to a suspended pot. The project failed. It is very difficult to concentrate energy, not lose heat from the cooking surface, and obtain reflective efficiency. Furthermore, solar radiation varies by an extreme amount based on lattitude and cloud cover.
From my reading of your design, I am concerned about several probable flaws. You are going to need to heat glass bottles to very high temperatures to heat air sufficiently to carry energy to your heating surfaces. You will have great heat loss into plastic tubing. Plastic is going to be super-heated to beyond the melting point to accomplish any cooking.
Instead, I suggest that you make a metal box with a glass cover. Focus light rays through the glass plate to heat air in the box as your oven area. Typical mirror efficiency is only about 70% in reflectivity. Aluminum foil is worse. Insulate the metal box with non-flammable materials to minimize heat loss. Hopefully, you are at a lattitude with the sun high over-head without obstructive cloud cover.
Ineed Help! How Does Cooking With Solar Energy Work?
I Need Help, Fast- I Have To Do A Science Project, And Yes, I Got The Easy-Way-Out.
I Am Going To Build A Solar-Powered Hot Dog Cooker.
And I Will Make A Solar Box Cooker Since It Is Inexpensive.
But I Have To Get Articles On My Topic, Since I Have To Fill Out A 'References' Form.
Can You Help Answer My Question?
If Not, Anybody Have Links To Sites That Answer My Question Clearly?
How Does Cooking With Solar Energy Work?
I'd be happy to help as I had to do it for my 6th grade Science Expo.
First off, there are 2 forms of harnessing (collecting) solar energy
The first (and probably the most simplest) is to buy a solar cell which generates photoelectric energy. That electricity can be fed to a ciruit which has an electrical heater/element on the end, which will cook your food.
The second (probably the one your teacher wants you to put in use) is to use a concave mirror to concentrate the light onto a cooking pot. IWhen a ray of light hits the mirror it is reflected at a certain angle which is aligned to the pot. There are many rays hitting the mirror and all being reflected at the correct angle. All this light energy is being concentrated on the pot and converted to heat as the pot is usually coated with black paint (which absorbs light whereas white/silver reflects it). These concave mirror cookers are generally much cheaper than the whole solar cell setup and is more efficient in terms of heat produced.
How Is Energy Stored For Later Use?
That is still one of the major problems we face. Batteries are not very efficient and flywheels are bulky, water in large quantities can only be pumped into higher lying reservoirs in few places.
That's why for space power systems we only use solar panels that grab power from the sun on the fly, or nuclear reactors for flights far from the sun.
Im Clueless On This Question? Help! Best Answer 10 Points?
Make A List Of Things We Can Do As Consumers To Help The Environment Beside Each Item, Explain How It Would Work.≪≪≪ Need Answers!! Helpp
Buy eco-friendly and sustainably minded items.
Purchase food from small farmers who grow organically and raise their animals on natural pasture ,also raw milk.
Buy union made and fair trade clothing.
Use eco-friendly naturally derived soaps and detergents.
Eat a healthier unprocessed diet.
Buy organic and fair trade.
Drive using bio-diesel and electricity as fuel.
Make home more energy efficient and invest in solar energy and wind energy for the home and for townships.
Do not buy from companies that use unethical practices.
Plant tress, especially if you want to use wood heat for heating your home, or a wood stove for cooking.
Recycle grey water.
Recycle everything recyclable. Demand more recycling services from our waste management companies, and store fronts.
Make a composting toilet.
Collect rainwater for usage.
Create edible lawns, (raised beds) or lawns that provide habitat for nature. Not manicured green grass. Unless an animal is manicuring it (i.e. goats, cows)
Compost scrap food and lawn and garden scraps.
If you purchase fair trade, and organic as well as other eco friendly items you are voting with your dollar to help companies and producers who give thought to these kinds of things spread their product to a wider consumer base and bring the price down so low income families and people can purchase them , which should force other companies to either change their practices or go out of business (in a perfect scenario). Most people are going to choose the better option assuming it is affordable. The same applies to transportation and home energy. Buying solar panels helps the prices become lower and more affordable to more people. People producing their own energy could eventually force the energy companies to lower their prices. People buying the right foods can put the unethical companies out of business. Choosing union made and fair trade clothing can stop sweatshops and slave labor in the clothing industry. There is a race to the bottom with big businesses to make items and product as cheap as possible, but the cuts are coming as a result of environmentally destructive, and inhumane practices. Also wages are the same as always but prices on things like gas, real estate and automobiles are sky rocketing. The big businesses (and the government) know this and attempt to make themselves look good by providing you with cheap goods and groceries, but it is the very same people who are making everything else un-affordable. It really doesn't make much of a difference if fruit is on sale for $.99 cents a pound if rent is $900 a month and wages haven't changed since the 1970's.
If you can afford to vote with your dollar than you are encouraging the companies and producers that do the right thing, and helping them spread their business as well as their business model which is what we need to fight against the wrong doings of the govt and big business , and as bad as this sounds the more powerful sustainably minded companies become the more money their lobbyists will have to sway members of congress and the senate to make laws that support their beneficial practices. Just make sure to support the right companies!
How Can I Use Solar Energy?
What Are 3 Ways Solar Energy Can Be Used? I Want To Be More Earth Friendly
1. Skylights are very popular in the roofs of homes or buildings. This will reduce the need for lights in the buildings.
2. Solar hot water heaters are very popular. The most efficient is the thermosiphon solar hot water system because it uses not moving parts or electricity.
3. Photovoltaic panels to make electricity only when the sun is out. This is very expensive now but in time the cost may come down.