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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 ac system, washing clothing, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering 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 substantial, numerous home owners discover that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease and even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big part of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs savings, the average American homeowner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electricity rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and protect versus unpredictable increases in electricity costs. If you're a business or house owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your house value
Several research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property worths and offer quicker than non-solar homes. 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 informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect 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 considerably decrease that number. A normal residential solar panel system will remove 3 to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are important elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that opt to run properly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of customer getting choices, creating goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Conserving 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 loan down.
Lots of house owners select to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- 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 Financial investment
The energy business are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can compute what does it cost? electrical energy will be generated, and most significantly, at what price, for at least 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
How To Calculate Electricity Generated By A Solar Panel?
What Information Will I Need Before?
How To Calculate The Energy Output ( In Kwh), Voltage
A panel will produce a voltage and an amperage (current). Both will depend on the panel, the amount of light and the load attached to the panel.
Watts = amps * volts
1W = 1A * 1V
If the panel output 12 volts at 1 amp then it would produce 12V * 1A = 12W
V = i * R
Voltage = amps * resistance
Say there is a load of 12 ohms across the panel electrodes and 12 volts is measured across the load.
then 12V = i * 12 ohms
Therefore the current is 1A 1A*12ohms = 12 volts
Could We Replace Gas Stations With Solar Panels?
Would It Be Possible To Replace Gas Stations With Solar Stations? For Example, Maybe We Could Have The Roof Of The Station Be A Huge Solar Panel And Instead Of The Gas Hole For Your Car, We Could Have A Certain Type Of Outlet. For The Gas Hose, We Could Have A Plug That We Would Plug Into Our Car And It Would &Quot;Charge&Quot; Our Car. Is This Possible?
P.S No Short/Unexplained Answers Please.
Technically yes. The energy from the Sun can separate an oxygen atom from CO2 to produce CO and an oxygen atom from H2O to produce H2, releasing O2. The mixture of CO and H2 is called syngas and will self assemble into linear hydrocarbons in the Fischer Tropsch reaction producing a carbon neutral synthetic gasoline or diesel as the carbon is from atmospheric CO2. Batch mode lab tests have already been successful, an actual reactor is going online soon, the Fischer Tropsch process is already in use to dilute our high sulfur diesel to meet federal ultra low sulfur diesel requirements and syngas can also be obtained from gasification of trash and dried sewage as is done with our current plasma incineration plants. However the panel would have to be very large or you'll be waiting a long time for your fuel.
Gasoline and diesel are just energy stored chemically as are batteries, you don't have to be electric to run off solar power, you don't even have to change a single vehicle.
How To Charge A Battery With A Higher Rated Solar Panel?
I Have A Small 6 Volt Battery And Two Small Solar Panels. Their Series Output (The Panels) Is 12.5 Volts (0.8 Watts) So It Drives A Current Of 64 -74 Ma. I Would Like To Charge The Battery With The Solar Panels, But Have Absolutely No Idea How. I Connected It To The Batteries And The Voltage Dropped To Around 6.55 Volts And Climbed Rapidly (About 0.1 Volts Per Minute). Did It Mean That Current Raised? I Need Your Help, Please. Thanks
Solar cells have a high internal resistance, so that will act as a current limiter when charging.
But you don't mention the size or rating of the battery. 70 mA may be fine, or it may overload the battery.
get the max charge rate of the battery, and then connect them as you had, and measure the current. It should not exceed the max allowed. An easy way to measure the current is to connect a 1 ohm resistor (or perhaps 10 ohms) in series and measure the voltage across it.
The numbers you saw looked about right. The number climbing is because the battery is charging. Or because it is overloaded. Check the battery specs before you try again.
If the current is too high, you will have to add resistance to keep it within spec. Or get a charge controller with the right numbers for the battery and panels.
How Can A Car That Runs On Solar Panels Help The Environment?
Other Than Not Polluting The Air?
And what else do you want...
How Is Solar Energy Stored?
How Is Solar Energy Stored, And How Effcient Is The Storage? Is It Practical? How Long Can Solar Energy Be Stored For Later Use? Are Different Methods Used For Various Locations Around The World?
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There are a few ways we get energy from the sun. the most well known is though solar panels that turn the suns raise into energy and store it in battery's. Although there is also Solar Thermal that uses mirrors to heat water that then produces steam and turns turbines and makes power (this is general more practical due to the shortage of silicon to make solar panels.)