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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, washing clothes, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are significant, many property owners discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower or even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a property owner, service, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can comprise a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will decrease your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the finest ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical power bill savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge energy costs. In the past ten years, residential electricity costs have gone up by an average of 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Numerous research studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our country from price variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall 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 have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are necessary parts of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that choose to run properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are an effective driver of consumer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous homeowners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility 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 changing and undependable electricity prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and basic math, we can calculate how much electricity will be created, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of the next 20 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
Solar/Wind Powered Energy Savings?
What Are The Percentages Of Power/Energy Saved By Using Solar Energy And Wind Energy Compared To What We Use On Average?
I may have misread your question, sorry if I did.
There is no energy savings by using an alternative source. Most of the alternative sources are in fact MORE expensive. People choose to pay more for solar, wind, and other alternative sources...a lot more in some cases.
As alternative energies become more efficient and cost effective they replace fossil fuels more and more, but there is still a cost to the production of the PV cells and wind turbines...lots of metal, and lots of composites including plastics, in relation to the power they produce.
Energy savings comes from conservation and increasing efficiency.
Right now, renewable energy accounts for about 7 percent of US energy consumption. Most of the 7 percent is Hydro-electric and wood burning.
I Have To Make A Working Model On Green Energy. What Should I Make?
You can make a solar-panel powered project.
If you want to be fancy build a house model (or use a doll house) and install a couple of LEDs around. Install a couple of solar-panels on roof and connect them to a battery. Connect the LEDs to switches and to the battery and there you have it, a tiny house powered entirely by solar-energy! Or simply do it with a lamp if you wanna keep it simple.
Is Geothermal Energy Eco-Friendly And Why?
Why Is Geothermal Energy A Better Alternative To Oil Considering The Environment?
Yes, but it's not usually 100% Eco-Friendly, unless you also have solar or wind-power.
There's a pumping system that sends liquid through underground pipes, then an electrically driven compressor and a heat exchanger concentrate the Earth's energy and release it inside the home at a higher temperature. Ductwork distributes the heat to different rooms via furnace with blower. The pump, compressor, heat exchanger, and furnace blower all use electricity.
Other than the electricity used there's no emissions (because nothings burned), no waste, no mining, no transportation of materials that might spill.
This electricity might be coming from a coal powered plant - thus not entirely green. But if it's coming from solar or wind, then it's 100% eco-friendly. But even if the elecricity is coming from a non-green source, the amount of electricity needed to run a geothermal system is minor - estimated at $300 to $400 per year for both heating and cooling.
Will Solar Energy Finally Be Respected As The Earths Most Powerful Resource?
Its Our Most Abundant Resource And It Creates Life Instead Of Destroying It.
Big Oil And Big Coal Were At One Point Very Expensive And Then Lowered In Price When It Became Common And Popular. Yet The Pollution From Both Is At The Very Least Bad For Mankinds Lives.
Pvc Cells Come From Silicon Which Is The 2Nd Most Prevalent Resource On Earth. The Technology Is Not New. Its Actually Over 40 Years Old.
It Can Be Put Literally Anywhere As It Has Nothing To Do With Temperature.
Sunlight Is Sunlight.
Many Countries Where There Is Less Sun Do Not Need Solar Pvc Energy. Iceland Where It Is Dark 3 Months Out Of The Year Depend On Geothermal And Hydroelectric Energy To Power 100% Of The Country.
Hydroelectric,Wind,Nuclear And Geothermal Energy Can Provide All The Energy The Usa Needs In The Evening Hours.
A Solar Pvc System 3 Times The Size Of Rhode Island Can Power The Entire Usa During The Day. This Easily Fits In Empty Areas Of Utah,Arizona And Nevada.
And There Is Room For More !!
You make an important point. The sun energy powers solar cells and drives the wind and waves.
A new solar power cell claimed an energy conversion efficiency of 42%, gasoline motors have a lower efficiency. Solar power cells can be placed on top of homes, deserts, carports, hangars, garages, etc. At the current price of oil they are already the most cost-effective -and the price of oil will continue to increase, thanks to our "friends and enemies."
MIT is developing a floating windmill which would allow thousands of huge windmills (each 5 MW) all over the oceans most too far to provide power with a cable.
To collect the energy they could use the electricity, and highly pure water, to make Hydrogen. The same ships that collect the hydrogen would bring the highly purified water.
These windmills are designed to survive storms but can be driven to other locations to avoid one or avoid bird routes.
Their total power capacity could, eventually, exceed that of oil and nuclear power combined.
I Have A Solar Energy Essay For Bio-Ecology.And I Don't Know How To Start?What Could I Do?
Im Having Trouble On My Essay.
I Don't Know Anything About Solar Energy.
We're Split Into Groups Of Four And My Topic About Solar Energy Is
Solutions;Local,State,National And International.
What Does That Mean?
Im Lost?And My Biology Teacher He Intimidates Me,Im Too Scared To Ask For Help.Yikesss! :(
Each one in your group discusses possible solutions to the solar energy problem. One person take possible local solutions, another person takes possible state solutions, etc. Each person in your group should do their own research, and be prepared to present their material themselves. But then that's just the way I'd do it....