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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 homeowner to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the convenience, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize or even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or nonprofit, electricity expenses can comprise a big portion of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll create 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 lower your utility costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the finest methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy costs savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical power prices have gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a service or property owner with ever-changing money circulation, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your home worth
Multiple studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for homes geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help 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 tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to minimize your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A normal residential photovoltaic panel system will get rid of three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are very important elements of an organization's culture and values. They also produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding businesses that decide to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Many house owners choose to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This means that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
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 companies are infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical energy will be produced, and most importantly, at what rate, for at least the next 20 years (fixed 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
Can Solar Power Panels Installed At Home Provide Enough Electricity To Power House Hold Appliances?
Can Solar Power Panels Installed At Home Provide Enough Electricity To Power House Hold Appliainces And Heat Water.
They can but it takes a lot of panels. A home averages about 1 kw power. Peak power is higher (3-6 kw) but you can handle that with load leveling storage batteries.
The total maximum solar flux is about 1 kw/square yard (or square meter). Solar panels are around 10% efficient. Because the Sun travels across the sky, the overall power is about 1/2 this maximum but then ony during the day (1/2 the time). Since you need to recharge your batteries for nighttime, etc. and battery charging is about 50% you lose abother factor of two.
So, assuming the Sun shines every day, you can power your house on 80 square yards (700 square feet of solar panels). This is still very rare because the investment in solar panels, batteries, converters, etc. far outweighs what you spend for commercial electricity.
Why In The Last 8 Yrs The?
Do You Think The Us Should Invest More In Solar Power? In The Uk All New Government Bldg Are Required To Have Solar Panels. If The Price Came Down Would You Put Them On Your House? Or Do You Think It Would Be A Good Idea For Us Car Manufacturers To Put Them On New Cars? Solar Is A Truly Renewable Power Source So Why Has The Us So Blatantly Been Seeming Like They Are Forgetting About It Except For Skin Cancer And Selling More Sunscreen?
There are a million eco-responsible things that the US could do/should do. But as a nation, until the old white men that run this country can no longer turn a huge profit on oil, or start making money on solar panels it won't happen. The US is like 5% of the worlds population and we use like 40% of the worlds resources. We are a bunch of fat greedy bastards. Although there is an uprise in going green in this country now, it is a fad. It is gaining great momentum because it is the cool thing to do, but it is still a fad and US people as a whole are only going to be as green as they feel benifits them. There are ofcourse the exceptions, but i wouldnt really count on the US to really step up anytime soon.
What Are Your Opinions On Solar Shingles? Good?Why? Bad? Why? Anyone Have Them?
Wondering About These New Solar Shingles. Are They Better Than Solar Panels? Can You Cover The Whole Roof In Them? How Much Power Would They Supply? Any Other Info Welcome.
Solar shingles are made to look more like a conventional roof. The performance is similar to solar panels, but the position of your house will dictate the efficiency. With panels, you can fine tune the angle of incident. If your house is positioned right, then they will be OK and you can save the cost of regular shingles.
One thing to be aware of is the life of the shingle and the cost to replace/repair.
How Many Solar Panels Do I Need To Run A Air Conditioner?
115 Volts 15 Amps. Just Running In Day Without Battery And Get About 5 Hours Of Sun Light Or More.
1750 watts, and you will need that amount to run AT ALL. Any less than that and the unit will trip out and not run.
Also you need an inverter to make the 115AC, and realistically you need a battery as well. Otherwise any time a tiny cloud drift over the power will drop and the AC trips out.
So you are up for maybe $5,000 in panels, plus the regulator, inverter and at least a small battery. It's not a "field" of panels, but it's a fair chunk of a roof covered.
Is It Possible For A Solar Powered Car To Exist?
I Was Looking At A Calculator That Was Solar Powered The Other Day And I Wondered Why Cant There Be A Car That Is Solar Powered. I Know That Since It Is Solar Powered The Energy Obviously Has To Come From The Sun So I Thought Why Not Only Put The Cars Where It Is Always Sunny. The Solar Panels Could Go On The Roof.
No. At least not without a major break through.
A car, even with solar panels on the roof, hood and trunk would not have enough surface area to get enough sunlight to make the car run. Solar panels are just not that efficient, and work best in direct sunlight and in most places that is only for a couple hours a day(10am to 2pm). And you would need to keep the panels clean, and cars get dirty fast. and replace them often.
And there is the battery problem. The car would need a huge battery, that was very heavy. And the heaver the car, the more energy it takes to move the car. And a car alone is heavy, as it needs to stay on the road and not fly off the ground. And a battery loses power at night, even more so in the cold, so chances are the car would not start in the morning.