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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 home owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous homeowners find that the benefit, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly minimize or even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce 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 expenses and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns matching those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power expense savings, the average American house owner 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 expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have increased by approximately three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar also helps you much better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home worth
Multiple research studies have discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer more quickly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great method to decrease 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 common property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are crucial components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that opt to operate responsibly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer purchasing decisions, creating goodwill and enhancing company results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of homeowners decide to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy business are well-known for their varying and undependable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electrical power will be generated, and most significantly, at what rate, for at least the next 20 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
Electric Car Charging System...?
So, I'm Interested In Buying An Electric Car. Is There Such A Thing That Can Be Run By Solar Panels That I Can Charge An Electric Car With? If So, Wouldn't This Solve Our Clean Energy Issue For Transportation? I Would Assume It Is The Easiest Way To Go, Does This Exist?
An small car with an ordinary engine has maybe a 100 horsepower engine, which is 74,000 Watts. That allows freeway speeds.
A big solar panel puts out 100 Watts. You need 740 of them.
I am not sure it is the solution.
Can I Boil Water With 223.5 Watts?
I Have An Old Tv Satellite Dish And Hundreds Of One Inch Square Mirrors. Dish Radius=10.5 Inches. Pi R^2= 346.4 Inches^2. Given (1 Metre^2)1550 Inches^2 Receives 1Kw Of Solar Energy, The Dish Should Produce 223.5 Watts. If 1 Watt Is Approximately 3.41 Btu/H, Then The Dish Should Produce 762.14 Btu'S. Since A Btu Is The Amount Of Heat Required To Raise The Temperature Of One Pound Of Water By One Degree Fahrenheit, Can I Boil Water With This Dish?
The key to boiling water with any amount of energy would be to insulate the water container so that it gains more energy than it looses at 100C..
Advantages Of Using Solar Power To Heat Water Rather Than An Electric Immersion Heater?
Outline The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using Solar Energy To Heat The
Water Rather Than An A Immersion Heater. A Total Of 6 Marks. Can You Helpme Answer This For My Physics? Thankyouuu!:)X
The immersion heater used electricity which has probably been
produced by power stations that burn fossil fuels. The main advantage
of the solar heater is that it uses a renewable energy source rather
than fossil fuels. This means that no pollutants such as carbon
dioxide and sulfur dioxide are released by the combustion of fuels.
Carbon dioxide contributes to the greenhouse effect and sulphur
dioxide contributes to the formation of acid rain.
The main disadvantage of the solar heater is that it only heats the
water when daylight is available. On cloudy days the solar heater might
not produce sufficient hot water for the family.
The graph shows that the solar heater will only heat sufficient
water between April and September. This means that it must be
supplemented by another source of heat such as an immersion heater
during the rest of the year.
Pretty much what I wrote but with more detail. Just sum it up. :)x
Powering A House With Solar Panels?
How Many Watts Of Energy Does It Take To Power A House Per Month. How Many Solar Panels Would I Need To Power A Whole House In A Sunny Area?
You'll find loads of info and help here:
What Does Going Green Have To Do With Global Warming?
This Is For My Science Fair Project. Can Anybody Tell Me What Does Going Green Have To Do With Global Warming?
OK - first, my understanding of the phrase "going green" is this: To attempt whenever possible to buy items that are produced in a way that does minimal harm to the natural environment. In addition, to purchase items that are grown or produced in a sustainable manner. This means that for example. Top soil is a limited resource in the sense that there is a limited amount of it and when used up it can take hundreds to thousands of years for nature to replenish it. So if we practice sustainable agriculture, we're growing things in a way that doesn't cause the top soil to be washed away nor does it deplete the top soil of its fertility.
Now, what does going green have to do with global warming. Global warming - at least in part - is being caused by increased amounts of fossil fuels being burned. Fossil fuels are coal, petroleum, natural gas, and oil shale. Coal is the worst offender of these as far as causing problems and just being overall horrible for the environment. When fossil fuels are burned, they release among other stuff - CO2 and Methane into the air. CO2 and Methane are "greenhouse gases" - they trap heat that has risen from the Earth's atmosphere around the Earth, instead of letting it exit into space. Now, if everything that was produced was made using human, animal power, or a non-polluting energy source like solar power or wind, producing things wouldn't be a problem. Of course that's not the case. Fossil fuels are burned in the production of almost every item we purchase or use. So, if we want to cut fossil fuel usage and so cut emissions, one thing we can do is to cut the amount of energy used to make these items. Buying partially or totally recycled items achieves this. Whether it is recycled plastic, glass, aluminum, or paper, significantly less energy is used to re-manufacture something from recycled material than to produce something from "virgin", (unused) material. One reason for this is the energy that would be used for mining or cutting the trees isn't needed. You already have the material.
This not only saves energy but cuts down on deforestation. This is important because deforestation - the clearing and cutting of trees - is a contributor to rising CO2 levels. The less trees that are cut down the less CO2 released into the atmosphere and the more CO2 removed - remember, plants remove CO2 from our air. So by buying recycled products we cut down on deforestation and cut down on energy usage, which in turn means cutting down on fossil fuel emissions.
Going green also refers to the idea of buying food locally whenever possible. Imagine the fuel consumption needed to ship tomatoes from Mexico or California to let's say - New York. That's a long way. What if instead of buying these tomatoes that were grown and shipped from many many miles away, you grew your own or went to a local market near your house where people sold locally grown vegetables. Buy doing this, you didn't contribute to global warming because your tomatoes weren't shipped from somewhere 800 miles away. Instead they were grown 20 miles away. Less emissions produced because alot less emissions are given off driving 20 miles versus 800. Remember, cars and trucks burn fossil fuels.
Finally, "going green" can mean making every effort to cut our energy usage personally. Turning off lights, unplugging cell phones, using mass transit whenever possible, and using energy wise appliances. Again, the whole key is to cut energy usage. Fossil fuel usage powers the majority of homes in this country and that means everything in the home. The less energy used the less fossil fuel burned. Hope that helps. Good luck!