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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 daily life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, many residents find that the benefit, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically decrease and even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a large part of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility bills and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs cost savings, the typical American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the previous ten years, property electricity costs have actually increased by an average of 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a business or house owner with ever-changing money flow, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your house worth
Multiple research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up 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 component of accomplishing energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are crucial parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that pick to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer buying choices, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of homeowners pick to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 infamous for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and easy math, we can calculate what does it cost? electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty 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
Plz Help, Converting Dc To Ac Solar Panels?
Hello, If I Have A 12V 40W Solar Panel , How Many Watts Would It Produce If I Plug The Output In A 120V Ac Inverter?
At the very most, 40 watts. But that is only when the sun is at it's peak and the panel is correctly aligned to the sun. The inverter will also waste some power.
Unless you live in Florida or someplace similar, you will probably get more like 10 or 20 watts.
Also you will need a battery and a charge controller, as the output of the solar panel varies a lot in voltage, and inverters have a limited operating range.
How Long Does It Take To Charge A 12V Deep Cycle Battery With A 10 Watt Solar Panel?
I Want To Also Know If The 10 Watt Rating On The Solar Panel Is 10 Watts Per Day Or Is It Constantly Adding 10 Watts? Is There A Time Which The 10 Watts Is Being Added Like 10 Watts Per Second Or 10 Watts Per Minute And So On?
a 10w solar panel means at peak efficiency ( high noon, panel pointed flat at the sun, hitting it at 90 degrees), you will get 10 watts (at any given second).
Watts = volts x amps
a 12volt battery needs an "incoming" current of at least 13 volts to charge it; 13.5 volts is better.
so if the output VOLTAGE of the panel is less than 13 volts it wont do anything.
Even if it is, 10 / 13.5 = .74 amp.( three quarters). It will take forever and a day to charge a deeply discharged deep cycle battery..........
consider that a small 110v battery charger is putting out 3-5 amps ( or 3 x 110 =330 Watts) and the alternator on a car is putting out 20 to 50 amps at 14 volts ( 280 to 730 Watts).
Is This Solar Panel Worth Buying?
It Cost $200 Online But Its Currently On Sale In The Store For $180. I Plan On Using It For When I Go Camping To Charge A 12V Battery To Power A Tv, Or Other Electrical Needs.
my experience with harbor freight is cheap tools, but not great quality, i guess its what you get what you pay for, but if your only using it for camping here and there and watching TV while you are out there it might do alright, usually their tools dont last too long, but that does seem like a good deal as long as it works well and you get your money out of it.
there is also other web sites out there that give you step-by-step directions on how to build solar panels with hardware store parts for very cheap, this site seems like one of the best ones
Can One Buy Wind Deflectors For Solar Panels?
I'Ve Installed Some Solar Panels Near The Ground, But Even Though They'Re Protected From The Wind, Snow Is Building Up On Them. I'D Like To Install Some Deflectors To Channel The Wind Up And Over The Back End Of The Panels So That Less Snow Builds Up On The Surface. The Strip Of Panels Is About 70' Long.
Thanks Very Much.
Go to a farm supply store and buy some "snow fencing", rolls of four foot long wooden slats connected with wire, and put it up all around your solar panels. Any blown snow will be trapped by the snow fence, and the only snow on your panels will have fallen on them directly from above. Unless you get very heavy snow, the heat from the solar panels should melt snow that falls them directly, and it should mostly slide off by itself.
Can I Connect 5Kw Of Solar Panels To A 1Kw Grid Tie Inverter?
I Have 5Kw Max Output Of Solar Panels, But Only Have At Present A 1Kw Grid Tie Inverter. Early Morning And Late Evening These Panels Will Only Produce At 20% And Deliver 1Kw So Can I Connect Them All To The Inverter And Leave Them Connected Without Overloading It At Mid Day?
oeman50 is wrong Solar panels don't LOAD the inverter, they supply it. A bit like your refrigerator uses about 600 watts, but it is connected to a municipal power supply capable of delivering megawatts, but it doesn't get overloaded.
However, there is a possibility of over-driving the inverter. Check the voltage output from the panels at peak illumination. You need to check the specs of the inverter to ensure that the voltage at maximum illumination does not exceed the maximum input voltage of the inverter. Allow at least 10% margin, so that if the panels output 80 volts at peak illumination, the inverter should be good for AT LEAST 88 volts. 20% might be more conservative.
A typical peak illumination might be about 1200 watts per square meter.