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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 daily life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, many residents find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a large portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past ten years, residential electrical power rates have gone up by approximately three percent yearly. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're an organisation or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from cost changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry 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 country. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to decrease 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 normal residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are essential elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that pick to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring decisions, producing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar supplier for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
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 notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty Years (repaired energy expenses).
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
What Is Passive Energy?
What'S The Diffrence Between Active Solar Energy And Passive Solar Energy?
Passive solar energy is simple unaided sunshine heat and/or light. Feel warm from standing in the sun? That's passive solar energy. It's doing nothing but landing on you, and warms you up directly. Sunlight is passive solar light.
Active solar when there's an appliance of some kind turning that passive energy into some other kind of energy. The most obvious is sunlight landing on a photovoltaic cell which produces electricity, and you use that electricity to do something like create heat with a toaster to make toast, or to light a LED lightbulb to make light. Both are still done with solar, but because there's a PV cell converting the sunlight into electrical energy, what you have is active solar.
Where is gets a little blurry is with something like solar hot water. You could argue that the water is heated passively, but many solar hot water units now don't have the acutal water that you use being heated directly by the sun, there's a frost-proof fluid used which then pipes through the water heating it.
Or a passive solar heated home. These work by having windows pointed to the sun and capturing the passive heat, and then having insulation and double glazed windows to keep that heat inside. Yes it's passive heating, but some passive building design is so sophisticated with passive COOLING as well that the building is as complex as a solar hot water system or even a PV cell, so could be argued as being an ACTIVE solar house.
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The panels absorb light from the sun, and convert directly into electricity. They are used in outer space, and remote locations on earth to generate power over long periods of time without maintenance. Anyplace else they are used, they are not cost effective.
To supply a small house with 3600 watts (when the weather is good and the sun shines) costs over $30,000. This isn't enough power to air condition a home or do much of anything else. (It will power 36 100 watt incandescent light bulbs ... when the sun is shining and the weather good.)
If you lived up north where no a/c was needed, used propane to heat and run a refrigerator (yes you can refrigerate just using propane as the energy source), used LED lighting, had some deep discharge storage batteries, a back-up propane generator, notebook computer, etc. you might possibly be able to sort of get by with solar cells.
But cost effective? No. And being an engineering to tie it all together and keep running would be helpful.
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solar energy is very simple. there are these things called photovoltaic cells. (PV) when light hits these cells it moves the electrons within the cell. these moving electrons are energy. then the electrons flow through an inverter and in to a power cell where the energy is stored.
What Are Chemoheterotrophs And How Do They Obtain Energy? Name And Describe Two Other Ways Microorganisms Obta?
What Are Chemoheterotrophs And How Do They Obtain Energy? Name And Describe Two Other Ways Microorganisms Obtain Energy. Why Do You Think So Many Different Ways Of Obtaining Energy Evolved?
The first forms of life developed among the organic molecules, in the oxygen free atmosphere. Hence, they presumably obtained energy by the fermentation of organic compounds. They were heterotrophs, requiring ready-made organic compounds as food.
They were prokaryotic like bacteria. They were anaerobes. They must have been dependent on the organic molecules present in the broth for body building and obtaining energy.
They were unable to synthesize organic molecules from inorganic raw materials, with the help of chemical energy obtained by the degradation of chemical compounds present in the sea.
The next step was to development of pigment molecules chlorophyll. It would absorb solar energy and convert it into chemical energy. This process is termed as photosynthesis. The earliest formed organisms were photoautotrophic bacteria. They were anaerobic and did not produce O2 as byproduct during photosynthesis, because they did not use water as a reagent.
They evolved 3300 to 3500 million years ago. They were like present day cyanobacteria and could release O2 into the atmosphere because they used water as the reagent. Thus, the whole reducing atmosphere changed to an oxidising atmosphere.
Autotrophs are said to have arisen much later in the primitive earth due to a mutation in the primitive heterotrophs. The appearance of autotrophs, particularly photo autotrophs changed the situation. The appearance of photosynthetic organisms resulted in the release of free molecular oxygen into the atmosphere gradually transforming it into an oxidizing type from the existing reducing type.
What Is The Energy Transfer In Solar Energy?
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Solar energy is by far the Earth's most available energy source. Solar power is capable of providing many times the total current energy demand. But it is an intermittent energy source, meaning that it is not available at all times. However, it can be supplemented by thermal energy storage or another energy source, such as natural gas or hydropower.
When converted to thermal (or heat) energy, solar energy can be used to:
1. Heat water — for use in homes, buildings, or swimming pools
2. Heat spaces — inside homes, greenhouses, and other buildings
Solar energy can be converted to electricity in two ways:
1. Photovoltaic (PV devices) or “solar cells” change sunlight directly into electricity. Individual PV cells are grouped into panels and arrays of panels that can be used in a wide range of applications ranging from single small cells that charge calculator and watch batteries, to systems that power single homes, to large power plants covering many acres.
2. Concentrating Solar Power Plants generate electricity by using the heat from solar thermal collectors to heat a fluid which produces steam that is used to power the generator. Out of the 11 known concentrating solar power generating units operating in the United States at the end of 2008, 9 of these are in California, 1 in Arizona, and 1 in Nevada.