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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c, washing clothing, viewing TV, cooking supper. 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 considerable, many home owners discover that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease or even eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a house owner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity expense savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past ten years, property electricity costs have actually gone up by an average of 3 percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard versus unforeseeable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a business or homeowner with changing capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your residential or commercial property value
Several studies have discovered that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer faster 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 end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to lower your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A common property solar panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential components of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that opt to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners choose to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical energy costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for at least 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
How Do I Build A Mini House Model That Runs On Solar Energy?
I Need To Build A Mini House Model That Uses Solar Energy For A School Project...Does Anyone Know Any Good Links Where I Can Find Information On How To Do It?
You are going to have to look at real houses and scale them down. The model is going to have to be big enough to have space for the items to fit and show how they work. That means space for a photocell panel on the roof, windows on a wall for solar heating of a floor of plaster or stone that can pretend to be cement, and space for a battery and a small lightbulb and fan. With proper design you can use incense smoke to show circulation of warm air without the fan. You will need a white heat lamp (not red) to be the sun.
Battery Rating For 20W Solar Pannel?
If We Want To Install 20W Solar Pannel To My Home Then What Should Be The Ah Rating For 12 V Battery?
Without bogging you down in calculations, if you have a lead-acid battery, the largest you should get is about 20 Amp-hour capacity, maybe 40 Amp-hour at the limit. If your battery is too large, it won't charge right.
Also, not to discourage you, but the energy you get from this kind of system is on the order of what would run a low-power laptop for about an hour, or a performance laptop for a fraction of that.
How About Ending All Energy Subsidies And Tax Breaks - Wind, Solar, Hydro, Oil, Bio, Ethanol, Etc?
Just To Shut Up The Lefties' Incessant Whining. Like &Quot;War Criminal&Quot;... (Heh)
However, I Don'T Think The Result Would Be To Their Liking, Considering Their Coveted &Quot;Alternative&Quot; Energies Wouldn'T Survive A Day Without The Direct Cash Infusions From The Government...
You're right and I may be left of you.
How about we just let the best fuel win?
How Much Does It Take An Aluminum Foil To Bake Cookies With Solar Energy?
Im Doing A Science Project And I Need A Little Help :D
Putting the cookies on a sheet of foil "under the sun" won't get them hot enough to bake.
You have to set up mirrors around them to get as much light to land on them as possible.
And to keep the heat from drifting off the cookies you need to put them in an oven - basically a metal box painted black to absorb heat from the light. The solar heat penetrates the metal box and heats the air inside like an oven, so the temperature will go up.
All these reflectors can be made of aluminum foil glued or taped to cardboard and cut to fit each other in a reflector array. If you made the array in a large dish - shaped like a satellite dish, you can get a lot of light but it's hard to make a large array stand up on its own. It's better to try a rectangular array.
I'M Considering Getting The Type Of Solar System On My Roof Which Feeds Excess Energy Back Into The Grid?
No Batteries, Photovoltaic Panels. Need Feedback - Is It Worth It? What Are The Problems, If Any? Thanks
It's a good idea. The main problem is the cost. Figuring the cost and payback is complex and is completely dependent on exactly where you live.
Whether or not it's "worth it" depends on where you live and what you're trying to accomplish.
If you're just trying to save money, two things are the most important. How much sun you get and how much (if anything) your State will pay you for doing this. There's also some tax deductions possible. As I say, it's complex.
If you're concerned about the environment, then you still want to know how much it will cost, but you'll be less concerned about payback from the cost of putting the system in. It may take a long time for it to pay for itself, though.
Your best bet is to talk to a local solar energy company. They'll show you how the cost, the State payment, if any, and the payback will work. No one can do that unless they know where you live, and other information about you specifically.