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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous homeowners find that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower or perhaps eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can make up a big portion of your monthly expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate 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 reduce your energy expenses and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past ten years, residential electricity costs have actually gone up by an average of three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and safeguard against unpredictable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a business or property owner with changing cash circulation, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your property worth
Multiple studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher home values and sell faster than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for homes equipped with photovoltaic 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 achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great method to minimize 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 property solar panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are crucial components of a company's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and neighborhoods are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to operate responsibly. Companies are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer getting decisions, developing goodwill and improving company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier 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 Investment
The energy companies are infamous for their varying and undependable electrical power costs. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at what price, 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
You Place Four Identical Solar Panels In 4 Places.?
The First Panel Is Located In New England, The Second Is Placed In The Sahara Desert, The Third Is On The Earth Side Of The Moon, And The Last Is On The Far Side Of The Moon. Which Panel Would Absorb The Most Sunlight Over A Year'S Time And Why ?
All The Panels Are Place In Optimal Places Where They Would Get The Most Light Available.
Well, as always, context is important. Sunlight is composed of a lot of different types and wavelengths of energy, and our atmosphere and magnetoshpere filter out a certain amount. If the question is actually which solar panel would produce the most energy (which I assume it is), we would have to look at how solar panels work.
There are three different classes of solar panel function. Photovoltaic cells convert sunlight directly into electrical energy, but most systems are pretty low on efficiency. Solar cells can be used for generating heat, through boiling water or some other liquid frequently. And solar panels can be used to produce chemical reactions, breaking down solutions into ions, for example, and the breaking of the molecular bonds releases a certain amount of energy.
So theoretically, the two sides of the moon get the same amount of solar energy, just at different times -- about 6 months of the year or so. If the solar panels were thermal energy panels, the ones on the Earth would do much better, because the moon is so much colder.
The weather is the most convincing argument for comparing the Sahara and New England. New England is likely to be more cloudy and polluted than the Sahara.
Since the Earth probably eclipses the moon a bit more often than the reverse, there may be a little more visible sunlight that gets to earthly solar panels, but the ones on the moon would get a greater proportion of the sunlight (more wavelengths, for example), so it would be close. The Earth eclipses only the near face of the moon, so that would give the far side of the moon a slight edge perhaps.
I'd guess it would be the far-side lunar one, but too many variables to be sure.
Why Did Reagan Remove Carter'S Solar Panels At The White House?
Carter Went On And On All About Energy Independence And How We Should Not Only Get Off Middle East Oil, But Off Of Oil Completely But Everyone Turned Up Their Noses Or Just Ignored Him.
Is This Because Carter Was Inept As A Prez, Or Was The Whole Usa Irresonsible Back Then???
The US had just come through a massive oil shortage in the late 70's, if you look for old pics you can see cars lined up for miles waiting to fill up. Carter was a weak president, but was thinking ahead of his time, looking to the future and what was going to happen when the world was no longer capable of supporting our energy demands. Reagan was a moron who was essentially a speaking puppet for right-wing republicans, who preached material things were required to make America strong again, and ecology and environmentalism were put on the back-burner in order to advance these goals.
(Reaganomics: 3 quarters + 1 nickel = $1.00)
How To Calculate Solar Panel Hourly Power Output?
I'M Trying To Think Of A Way To Calculate The Power Output Of A Solar Panel By Taking In Information From Hourly Weather Data From Weather.Com (E.G. Sunny Or Cloudy?, Temperature, Etc.) And Basic Characteristics Of The The Location And Panels, But I Cannot Find Or Think Of A Way To Do So. Basically, My Final Output Would Be A List Of Power Outputs From Hour 0 To 23. Hour 0 Will Have A Power Output, Hour 1 Will Have A Certain Output, Etc. Does Anyone Have Any Ideas As To How I Can Accomplish This Task.
You'd probably need energy measurement sensors both above the clouds and at ground level (simultaneously) at some point, and compare the masking effect the clouds have on solar energy reaching the ground, in comparison to whatever descriptions weather.com chooses to use. I'm not sure where you could get that data (which is certainly not to say that it doesn't exist).
Question About Portable Solar Panels.. Mine Is 12V?
I Have Had This 12V Portable Solar Panel For My Apartment For Awhile. Only Problem Is That I Have No Balcony And I Can Barely Get Enough Sun To Use It With My Cobra 450 400-800 Watt Outlet Converter. Can Someone Advise Me A Better Method To Use These? Like Do I Have To Get More 12V Solar Panels? I Have A Small Apartment And Use It On One Window. Also Is It Possible For Me To Buy A Portable Storage Tank To Store The Energy Gathered From The Sun By The Solar Panel?
How many watts is the panel, and how many watts is the device you are powering and how long is it on a day? Let's say it's a 40W stereo that's on 3 hours a day. 40Wx3hours = 120Watt hours.
Now let's figure how much power the solar panel makes. If it is a 30W panel and gets 4 sun hours a day (not hours of sun, this is how long it gets the equivalent of a standard test condition), it probably gets closer to 2.5 or 3 sun hours in the winter, depending on where you are. 30W x 4 sun hours = 120Watt hours. Perfect, except there are losses in the system, so you need to figure around 30% loss overall, which brings you to 84wh. That's too small for your load.
A 12V sealed AGM battery can be used to store the power. You'd also need to calculate the size needed for that.
There is a calculator available to do a lot of this math for you. You need to figure out your load first, then enter the wh in this calculator. It will tell you what size panel and battery you need. http://www.altestore.com/store/calculato...
Where Can I Find Chargeable Batteries For Solar Panels?
Do The Places That Install Solar Panels Also Supply The Batteries That The Solar Power Charges.
What About Inverters?
Generally, yes. Expect a qualified solar panel contractor to include batteries and inverter in the package.
The link below is only to help you find people to do it.