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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 everyday life: running your a/c, cleaning clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are considerable, many residents find that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably lower and even remove your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, business, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity costs savings, the average American house owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, property electricity rates have actually increased by approximately 3 percent annually. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a service or house owner with changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Boost your house value
Numerous research studies have found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated 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 attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a terrific way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical domestic solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary components of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to operate properly. Businesses are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer purchasing choices, developing 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 property owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of house owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar company for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are well-known for their changing and undependable electrical energy rates. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple math, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be generated, and most notably, at exactly what price, for at least 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
How Do Solar Powered Garden Lamps Work?
We Have Just Bought A Pair Of Solar Garden Lamps ( Yesterday) And Have Had Them Outside All Day. It Hasn'T Been Sunny But Just Cloudy. The Lights Haven'T Come On.
Just Noticed That They Have On/Off Switches. Are The Switches Just So That The Lights Work Off The Battery ? For The Solar Power To Charge The Lights Do I Need To Have Them On &Quot;Off&Quot; ?
Or Will Having It Set To Off Mean That The Solar Power Won'T Work. Or Do The Lamps Just Need A Few Days Of Sunlight.
So I Guess My Question Is, Do I Leave The Switch Set At On Or Off. The Lights Are Working Now That I Have Turned The Switch To On. But Is This Just The Battery And Not The Solar Power ?
The little solar panel charges the battery during daylight, the brighter the sunlight and the longer the day the longer the light stays on at night. The on/off switch keeps the light off but the battery still charges. It's usually recommended that when first placing the lights in use you keep the switch to off to allow a full charge initially.
Why Do Solar Panels Burn Out?
What Makes Them Stop Working After A While?
You can search on "solar panel failure mechanisms" for scholarly works.
Amorphous silicon thin-film panels go through an annealing, and power drops off after a couple years. This includes most of those flexible rubber mat type panels. That's why those are not used on serious installations.
Serious panels intended for rooftop service generally come with a 25-year warranty, suggesting that the technology is more reliable than your washer, dryer, TV, computer, dishwasher, or water heater. One brand of panel had trouble about 10 years ago, but the manufacturer replaced all that were turned in, even paying shipping both ways. It was a problem with that particular model, not the technology.
Our polysilicon panels have been on the roof for 3 years, now, and I've seen no sign of wear, yet, either electrically or mechanically.
Diy Single Solar Panels With Outlets?
I Wanna Start Going Green, You Know Like Solar Panels, Wind Turbines, Etc. But Where I Live The Companies That Install The Free Solar Panels In Exchange For The Subsidiaries Aren'T Available. To Start Off I Was Just Looking For A Single Panel I Could Drill Into My Roof And Wire It To An Outlet Just For Small Thinks Like Charging My Phone And A Fan Maybe. If Anybody Can Understand My Crazy Idea Please Answer With Links To Where I Can Find These Things. Thanks!
That's not possible, unfortunately. Solar panels produce DC current, while most devices run on AC. Additionally, the voltage and wattage being output depends heavily on amount of sunlight and temperature, making it very ill-advised to attach sensitive electronic devices directly to a solar panel.
At the very least you would need to buy a solar panel and a Micro inverter, which would turn it into AC current, which should then be connected to your grid (don't try that yourself.)
Your other option would be to hook up a few solar panels to a battery bank to collect the energy before using it. Then you would need a small battery inverter to make the power usable by AC applications. Even then it's unlikely that your inverter's output power would be usable by your devices.
If you learn some more about solar energy and want to look at equipment prices, you can find all of these things at www.edisonsolarsales.com/store/ for cheap.
How To Make Electricity From The Sun Without Using Solar Panels?
Solar Panels Are Costly.Do You Know Any Inexpensive Way?
So That I Can Make One Of My Own.
Solar things are always costly... You can use concave mirrors and concentrate the heat and heat what and then steam ll be formed and then steam directed to turbines, there you go generating electricity with out solar panels...
If Solar Panels Were Put On Every Rooftop Could That Power The World?
And If So What Are The Obstacles Preventing It (Ie Expnse). I Suppose It Would Be Without A Grid A Have Batteries?
Your question makes little sense > I suppose it would be without a grid a have batteries< Huh?
You can try to put solar on every roof, but in many cases, it is a waste of money.
If your roof does not have a south facing view (for those of us in the northern hemisphere)...
If your region is especially cloudy or rainy (some coastal areas, Seattle, etc)
If your roof is shaded by building or trees, it is a problem...
If your average temperature deviates a lot from 68F (higher or lower, the output goes down)
The problem is not NEARLY as simplistic as you and people here tend to think. All of these factors (and more that I have not even mentioned) effect the viability of doing this and the rate of return.