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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are significant, numerous property owners discover that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically lower and even remove your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can comprise a big part of your regular monthly expenditures. 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 reduce your utility costs and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Make an excellent return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power expense cost savings, the typical American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous ten years, domestic electricity prices have gone up by an average of three percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with ever-changing money circulation, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Increase your home value
Multiple research studies have found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property worths and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively 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 homes equipped with solar 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 accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price 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 growth is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures 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 three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important components of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding companies that opt to run properly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer buying choices, creating goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving 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.
Many house owners select to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 energy business are infamous for their varying and undependable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can compute what does it cost? electricity will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what price, for a minimum of 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
Why And How Does Solar Panels Work?
Solar panels are painted black and absorb the light and heat from the sun. Inside they have water or an oil which absorbs the heat and transports it to a storage place. It can be used for hot water or for heating or for generation of electricity. Generally if generation of electricity is the reason for the solar panels, photoelectric cells are used .
Are There Solar Panels In Dubai?
Are There Any Solar Panels In Dubai? Are They Trying To Be Environmentally Friendly? Whats With The Water System There? And How Are They Bad For The Environment?
There are many solar panels in dubai. The reason why dubai has so many technologicial wonders and incredible structures is purely because of oil.
Why Do You Cons Keep Lying About Al Gore?
Al Gore Does Live Up To What He Preaches. You Just Need To Dig Beyond The Corporate Right Wing Media Echo Chamber To Find Out.The Swiftboaters Attack On Al Gore After His Academy Award For An Inconvenient Truth, Is Not Being Done By A &Quot;Non-Partisan, Independent&Quot; Organization. Tennessee Center'S President Drew Johnson Comes Straight Out Of The Right'S Network, Coming From Exxon-Funded American Enterprise Institute And The Right-Wing-Funded National Taxpayers Foundation. If You Look At The Links At The Website For The Tennessee Center For Policy Research, You Will Find Links To Only Far Right Leaning Organizations Like The Competitive Enterprises Institute, The Cato Institute, And The Heritage Foundation To Name A Few. The Tcpr Is Part Of A National Network Of State-Based Right-Wing Organizations In 37 States As Well As Prominent Nationwide Right-Wing Organizations.
Cons are terrified of the truth.
Solar Powered Ac Adaptor?
Does Anyone Know If They Make Something That Is Like A Solar Panel With The Ability To Plug Something Into It With A Normal Three Prong Plug? What I'M Trying To Do Is Take Something For Out Doors That Needs An Extesion Cord And Find A Way To Just Plug It Into A Solar Panel. Thanks!
It is possible but it might be a little bit expensive. It would also depend on what you are planning to power up.
Solar panels usually produce very small DC voltages. You could use a DC to AC inverter to convert the DC voltage to AC voltage and a step up transformer to make it 120 volts. Now the problem is that despite having a high voltage, your solar panels might not generate enough power for the devices that you plug-in. That means you would have to buy a lot of solar panels just to keep up with the power rating of whatever you plug-in which might end up being much pricier than buying a very long extension cord.
There are actually a few AC solar panels out in the market that have micro-inverters inside but they tend to be really expensive
I Want To Run A House In The Philippines With Solar Panels?
I Want Obvious Things Like Lighting - But Wonder About A Basic Air Con Unit 500 W?, Small Fridge Freezer (40 W?) And Large Screen Tv 40 Inch (100 W?) Air Con And Tv Only Being Used At Night.
How Many Panels/Watts/Volts/Amps Do I Need
.(The Sun Shines 9 Days Out Of 10 - Back Up Is Always On)
Try 3,500 Watt for a central home air conditioner and 150 watts for a fridge, however a fridge works in bursts and there's a high demand when the compressor starts so it's really takes about 1,000 watts. If you're grid tied, the peaks aren't a problem, you just draw from the grid and feed it back slowly. If you run off batteries, they are 50% efficient at charging. The inverters to produce AC power are about 65% efficient. If you are grid tied, you can design for your average use. If you are running grid free then you have to design for peak loads. Batteries help with the peak loads but at the 50% charging rate, the need for a battery room, they're expensive and they can explode. You will want a backup such as a generator or grid tied incase the Sun doesn't come back in one day.
If we just use your numbers, 500 watts for AC for 12 hours, 40 W for fridge, 100 W for TV but say for 4 hours each night then you have 500 * 12 + 40 * 24 + 100 * 4 = 7,360 Watt Hours per day. Take into account the 50% efficiency of batteries and the 65% efficiency of the inverter and you have 7,360 / ( 0.5 * 0.65 ) = 22,646 Watt hours. Assume 8 hours of usable sunshine and 9 days out of 10 of usable sun and you'll need 22,646 / 8 * 10 / 9 = 3,145 watts. To last two nights and one day to survive one day of no sun, you would need to store 1.5 * 22,646 Watt Hours = 33,969 watt hours which would be 33,969 / 12 = 2,831 Amp Hours.
So you would want about 32 100 Watt solar panels which would cover about 256 square feet, you would need 48 lead acid batteries of 60 Amp Hours each. A charge controller and an inverter.
These are just rough guesses but it sounds like you would need $16,000 of panels, $5,000 in controllers and inverter, and $4,800 in batteries for a total of $25,800. If your power from the grid is 10 cents per kwh, this investment would represent a 1.8% per year loss. Since the 10 year US Treasury bonds pays 2.24% per year, this would not be a rational decision. You'll have to hope for government incentives to make this project viable.
Note, lighting isn't part of the calculations but you can just trim down your TV viewing time.