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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 air conditioning unit, cleaning clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, many homeowners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Leading Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or perhaps eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big part of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a great return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy bill cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have actually gone up by approximately three percent annually. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and secure versus unforeseeable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or property owner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater home worths and sell more rapidly 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 property buyers become more educated about solar, need for residential or commercial properties equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential component of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate changes in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a terrific way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A normal property solar panel system will eliminate three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding businesses that choose to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer purchasing decisions, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous property owners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the solar system and takes care of installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
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 well-known for their varying and undependable electricity costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can compute what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at what rate, 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
At What Point Will The Cost Of Gas Make It More Affordable To Start Using Some Of The Other Alternative Energy
Sources: Like Solar Panels To Convert Water To Hydrogen To Fuel Our Cars - We Have The Technology, Just Don'T Want To Spend The Money To Convert Over. So What Is The Break Off Point: $10/Gallon, $20/Gallon?
It will happen much lower than that. With the inevitability of rising prices, and the dangerousness of sending money overseas, allowing foreign nations that much control over us, and basically sending our money to nations that use that money to fund terrorism, the research and development money and conservation measures, long blocked by the influence that Big Oil money has wielded in Washington, will be brought to bear.
The point of profitable return on alternative technology will get lower and lower as the technology improves. They've already increased, many times over, the energy output of solar cells, to the point where they are on par, in terms of energy cost with building a new coal plant.
I think we've already reached the break off point where we WANT to go to other sources, so now technologies that are new or have been ignored will quickly gain on our outmoded status quo.
The huge breakthrough that will happen in ethanol production will be when they figure out cellulose fermentation - then the stalks and wood product and paper waste will be able to be broken down into starches that can be converted to ethanol - basically waste from current agriculture will be used, so there would be ethanol production without putting a hit on the food production, and not requiring additional farming.
What Are The Pros And Cons Of Using Solar Panels?
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Making the switch to solar energy has never been so rewarding. Take advantage of federal tax credits and state rebates, offered to those who install PV and solar thermal systems. In addition to saving money, you actually earn credits (SREC's, Green Tags) for producing solar power - which in turn is then purchased by utility -
I could say is that you have to lay out money upfront.
You can recycle almost everything. Like bottles, plastic, boxes paper, tires, light bulbs and much more.
enter your Zip code and find out where and what the recycling plant accepts
Bottle recycling, plastic etc. at http://search.earth911.com/
How Do Solar Panels Help The Environment?
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Solar Panels are powered by renewable energy. It captures sun radiation and transform it to energy DC ( direct current) then with help of inverter energy is transformed to AC (alternative current)
Solar panels do not create any pollution during process of creating energy. They are pollution free. By using solar PV you can save some CO2 and make your home environment friendly.
By using Solar Panels you also save natural resources which are used to generate energy in old fashion technology which use coal or even the now technology like nuclear electricity they also sending CO2 to atmosphere.
What Do People Mean When They Say Their Solar Panels Can Give About 20 Cents Per Kwh?
What Do People Mean When They Say Their Solar Panels Can Give About 20 Cents Per Kwh? Do They Base It On What The Panels Costs And How Much You Could Save For An Amount Of Time?
When we buy power we pay about 14 cents per kWh (in NSW). The NSW government will not legislate any buy back scheme because of the power and influence of the coal industry. In SA, the consumer pays about 21 cents - the energy utility has to buy it back, if the consumer is grid connected, at 42 cents. Hence the 20 cents per kWh. VIC and QLD consumers can get an additional 6 cents more than they pay, but it also depends on what your energy provider is prepared to pay. If you are not grid connected, ie you use batteries to store and use the power later, the government refunds half your establishment costs. This is under the Remote Area Power Scheme (RAPS), which helps people who would have to pay in excess of $30,000 to have electricity connected.
I recently advised a client (I am a sustainability consultant/designer) about a system, 2.4kW, that should generate the same amount of energy that they use each year. It should take them 14 years to pay back their investment - less if the price of power increases - most likely with the privatisation of energy in NSW.
Why Dont People Use Solar Panels, Water Ect For Their Electricity?
I Watch This Show Invention Nation And They Are So Awesome On There. They Meet Inventors And Come Up With Awesome Ways To Be Money/Debt Free Of Power Like Solar Panels To Power The Entire House- No Bad Emissions/ Price Free. So Why Arent We Doing This To Everyone's Houses? I Cant Because I Am In Government Housing And I Cant Change Government Property But Other People Can So Why Dont They?
Right now it is prohibitively expensive. The upfront cost of the solar panels is more expensive than the money they would save for most people.
It would cost most houses at least $20k in solar panels and other equipment to generate the kind of electricity they would need, and most people just don't have that kind of money, and while there are some government rebate programs to offset some of the costs, they only cover a fraction of the total costs.
When solar panels start getting cheaper, we will see more and more of this.