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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 property owner to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of homeowners find that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize or perhaps remove your electric bills
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Make an excellent return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, property electrical energy prices have actually increased by an average of three percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power expenses. If you're a company or house owner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and handle your expenses.
#4 Boost your home value
Multiple research studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become 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 an essential component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included jobs 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 growth is expected to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is an excellent method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are necessary components of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding organisations that choose to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful chauffeur of consumer getting choices, developing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous property owners select to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy company.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility companies are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what cost, 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
How To Deduct Taxes For Solar Panels Question.?
I Had Solar Panels Put On Last December. I Got The Building Permit And Final Permit Signoff In Late December. The Power Company Gave Me Permission To Turn It On (Early January 2015).
Reporting The Installation On My Taxes Is A Little Complicated. The Solar Company Hasn'T Asked Me To Pay Yet Beyond The $500 Deposit. Plus, I Have Placed 2 Solar Powered Garden Lights In The Back Yard.
1) So Do I Deduct The 30% Federal Taxes The Year The Panels Are Installed (2014) Or The Year I Finished Paying Off The Balance (2015)?
2) Is The Tax Deduction For The Panels Only, Or Can I Include The $30 For Two Solar Powered Garden Lights As Well? Thanks.
The federal tax rebate is for the year they were installed. Form 5695 does not mention when the installation was paid at all.
It is for all electrical and roofing expenses related to the solar panel installation.
I don't think a separate yard light would qualify unless they are somehow connected to the solar panels.
What Angle Would Be The Most Effective In Placing A Solar Panel On A Flat Roof In N.Y.C Without Adjusting It?
If You Were Going To Place A Solar Panel On A Flat Roof In New York City To Collect Solar Energy, You Would Want To Have It In An Angle. What Angle Would Be Most Effective Assuming That You Aren'T Able To Adjust It Throughout The Year? And Why?
Facing south tilted up by an angle equal to your latitude, which for New York city is about 41 degrees. South because the Sun never appears in the northern part of the sky as seen from anyplace north of the tropics. And tilted up 41 degrees, which means pointing 41 degrees south of straight up (or 90-41=49 degrees above the southern horizon), because the highest the Sun gets at noon on March 21 or September 21 is 49 degrees, while in summer it gets 23 degrees higher and in winter 23 degrees lower, so it ranges from a low of 26 degrees on December 21 to a high of 72 degrees on June 21. So if you never move it go for the average.
Why Do Solar Panels Work Better When They Are Cool?
The electrical resistance of conductors rises with the temperature. This causes a greater loss of energy that is wasted heating the conductors.
What Do I Need For A Solar Panel Setup?
Hi I Allways Liked Solar Power And Wanted To Do A Fun Small Setup Somthing To Power Somthing Like A Small Cfl Or 2 Cfls.. Possably A Computer Lcd Monitor,
Anywho What Kind Of Pannel Should I Get I Was Looking At This:
But What Else Would I Need What Type Of Charge Controler Or Batterys And Inverters? Any Special Wires? How Would I Set This Up?
this one looked like something you were looking for..hope it helps you!
How Do Solar Panels Work?
I Have Tried To Understand What All The Scientific Words The Websites Say! Help Please!
What type of Solar are you referring to?
1) Solar electric (photo-voltaic) or PV for short.These panels work when photons from the sun strike electrons in the panels they begin to move. This creates direct current or DC.This is the same current as a battery.An inverter is installed that changes DC to AC current. This is the standard household electricity.Some utility companies offer a net metering program. Simply put if your Solar produces more electricity than you use, your meter runs backwards, feeding the excess back to the power company. They in turn give you a credit for the same amount towards future bills.
2) Solar Thermal is a different panel that uses a copper plate panel or an evacuated tube panel to heat either water or a water/glycol mix for home potable water use.Simply put it heats water for your house.With modifications this type can be used to heat your entire home.
3) Solar pool heat. This type of panel is usually a black plastic panel or a rubber mat placed on the roof and tied into the existing pool equipment. the poll water circulates through the panels and heats the pool.In warm climates where the pool get hot in the summer months the solar and be circulated at night to help cool down the pool.you can't do this with any other type of pool heater.
I hope this explains at least a little better than you have read. I think some of these experts purposely complicate Solar to make it sound like rocket science or something.