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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 resident to use the sun to power daily life: running your ac system, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous residents discover that the convenience, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize or even remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a large portion of your monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll create free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity bill cost savings, the average American house owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy costs have actually increased by an average of three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or house owner with changing money flow, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Multiple research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial part of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks 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 growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially reduce that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are essential parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that select to operate properly. Organisations are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer buying decisions, creating goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous house owners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar provider 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 utility companies are infamous for their fluctuating and undependable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can compute what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what price, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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
With Everyone Thinking Green...How Green Are Solar Panels?
Can Solar Panels Be Recycled? What About The Manufacturing Of These Panels Is It Done In An Eco-Friendly Way?
Most of the early panels were not very green. They were not very efficient and did not have a real long life span. The newer one are getting much better and there are several companies have cropped up that rebuild many different kinds of panels. Some of these newer panels have a life span in excess of 30 years and are much easier to maintain. The biggest problem with solar systems is that they are not kept clean and loose efficiency. If interested in setting up a system for your self, Please be very careful who you have do the work and what system you buy. There are many companies out there that are just trying to make a quick buck at your expense.
Why Are Semiconductors Use For Solar Panels?
I'M Wondering On What About Semi-Conductors That Make Them Ideal For Solar Panels
To answer this question, one must first understand that electricity consists of free moving charges such as electrons in metal wire that are induced in move in a certain direction in the presence of an applied electric field. There are three (basic) types of electrical material -- insulators, conductors, and semiconductors. Insulators don't conduct electricity because they have no free charges that can move under an applied electric field. Conductors such as metals are just the opposite -- they have a "sea" of free electrons that can be made to move in an applied electric field. Semiconductors are materials that are neither good conductors or good insulators -- they can conduct electricity but only poorly unless you introduce free charges (electrons or holes) into the material by doping or by shining light onto them. Shining light on a semiconductor frees electrons in the material. Then, when an electric field is applied, the introduced charges can move creating a current.
Has There Been Any Break Throughs In Solar Panels? And If Not What Is Taking So Long To Make This A Viable Source Of Energy For Humans!
Production of solar panels has been growing at an annual rate of 40% per year for the last 5 years. That means the Solar industry is more than 7X larger in 2006 than it was in 2000.
Solar panels are now consuming more silicon than all other electronic uses combined. That has actually caused a world wide silicon shortage that is temporarily limiting solar panel growth. Even at these astronomic growth rates it will take several decades for the solar industry to grow big enough to supply most of our power. Electrical generation in the world is one of its largest industries if not the largest it took 100 years to create the existing electrical industry. Creating a brand new world's-largest-industry, which is what solar will become, will take some time.
There are literally dozens of new companies working madly on new types of solar panels. One in particular Nano Solar was just funded with $100 million dollars to build a new production facility that will increase the worlds production of solar panels by almost 25%. There are many other examples I could list.
Back in the 1980's most of the solar panel makers were bought out by ... oil companies. And surprise surprise, solar really stalled in the '80's. Solar did not get back on track until new startup companies started to form about 10 years ago in response to increasing energy prices.
Right now solar power is the fastest growing investment field. Do some research on what is happening now. It is very encouraging.
I Need Help Understanding Solar Panel Wiring?
Are There Any Sites That Explain The Wiring Or Where To Get The Wire Or How To Hook The Wire Together. They Are Making Fortunes On The Plug And Play Panels Just Because They Keep The Information Hidden. It Really Couldn'T Be That Hard. There Are Mc4 Connectors Coming From The Solar Panel...What Do They Hook To? I Need To Get It To Hook To The Charge Controller And Then Hook The Charge Controller To My Batteries. Any Help Would Be Appreciated. Do They Happen To Have A Solar Wiring Kit, Minus The Panel For A Reasonable Price Anywhere. If You Know Anything About This You Could Make A Fortune Assembling Wiring Kits And Selling Them.
The charge controller should have directions with it. The MC4 connector is just a waterproof male / female connector. Hopefully the manufacturer installed male or female MC4s to the solar panel wires. You would then need to crimp the opposite (male or female) inner metal MC4 fitting to your wire and slip the plastic MC4 housing over the inner metal piece- it should snap into place. Follow directions in Source. The tools look expensive.
Can I Increase The Efficiency Of A Solar Panel If I Use A Large Lense In Front Of It?
I Saw Some Videos Where Large Lenses Can Even Melt Iron, I Wonder If I Can Point Some Lense On A Solar Panel To Increase It'S Efficency, Do You Think Is Possible Or Not Worth It?
I'Ve Taken In Consideration The Earth'S Rotation, So I Was Planning To Mount The Solar Panel (Together With The Lense/S) On An Automated Base, Which Rotates According To The Hour (Like Sunflowers).
Yes and in the 70's when photovoltaic cells were expensive, they did try that however it also increases the heat generated which decreases the efficiency therefore it is no longer an economic approach with today's cost structures. It's simply not worth it especially since it requires tracking the Sun.
The concept is called CPV for Concentrated Photovoltaics and it is used with expensive multijunction photovoltaic cells which uses materials such as Germanium to capture more than one frequency of light.