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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 daily life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothing, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are considerable, numerous home owners discover that the benefit, special features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower or even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a property owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical power expenses can comprise a big part of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic 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 take in, solar will reduce your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity bill savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy prices have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect against unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a service or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home worth
Numerous studies have actually found that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively 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, demand for homes geared up 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 a crucial element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from rate variations in global energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Because solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A typical residential photovoltaic panel system will eliminate three to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are necessary elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that decide to run properly. Businesses are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of property owners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar company for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American homes 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 costs. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and basic mathematics, we can determine just how much electricity will be created, and most notably, at 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
Which Are The Best And Cheapest Solar Panels Available Today?
I'm assuming you mean electric panels? If you mean water heating, ask again with another question.
This really depends on what you consider "best".
The most power efficient commercial panels come from Sunpower, but at a cost premium. They do not sell to consumers, so you would get them installed by a professional.
The most cost efficient panels probably some from First Solar. They do not sell to residential or commerical installations at all, as far as I know, only to utility-scale generators.
Among panels that you or I can buy, if it's crystalline silicon, I would go by price per watt alone. The warranties among serious panels are very much the same. You can shop the internet for best price yourself. Thin film panels will be cheaper, and if you have an application that doesn't have to last, that might be best for you.
The only company I ever heard about having quality problems with crystalline silicon was Kyocera, and that was over 10 years ago. The company was very good at taking back defective panels, and ironically, I just got a flyer this month touting how reliable Kyocera panels today are in STRIFE (high heat and humidity) testing, compared to their competition.
The panels on our roof are from Mitsubishi, and have given no trouble over the last 5 years. But again, if I had to do it all over again, I would go by price.
What Is The Best Solar Panels To Buy?
Do They Really Save Energy?
Cut Or Almost Eliminate Your Electricity Bill, If So, How Much?
Do They Have A Reserve Unit To Save Electricity That I Don'T Use, To Use When The Sun Is Not Out?
Can It Produce Enough Electricity To Cool A House And Keep Lights And Appliances Running
Lastly, How Much Are The Panels Are Running For.
I have a very small home and I really thing I can make it by solar enegy and wind energy.
So I looked up at this site And guess what, I found a perfect and a easy way to make your won solar panel at home.
When I made one for a test it worked. So I thought Why not use it for a full day purpose I did a few modifications and it worked. Now I don't have to pay any electricity bills.
Yes I have reserve units like wind energy. In fact they are just like a battery fan. I have both these things at my home installed and fully functional.
It Can produce enough energy to run fans and yes keep the house cool.
And if you also want to make one try it out.
Good luck and save energy
Sollar Panels In The Sahara???
Why Is Not Happening Yet, Woulndt It Save Africa Econmicly And The World From Co2- Greenhouse ****?
Because there aren't enough solar panels in the world. And not enough electricity users in that part of the world to use the power if we did have the panels. The problems are to find a way to make solar panels cheaper, and to get the electricity to the cloudy dark places, like Seattle or anywhere at night, where the electricity is needed.
Can We Built A 1000Mw Solar Panel Power Plant With 1 Billion $?
Just barely. On June 21, some years it is sunny all day with clear air so you can average 200 watts for ten hours = 2 kilowatt hours per day per square meter. Almost always the yield is somewhat less. 200 watts times 5 million square meters = 1000 megawatts. If you pay $20 for each square meter of solar panel that totals 0.1 billion dollars, so you have 0.9 billion to cover other costs such as converting the low voltage dc to high voltage 3 phase ac, a high voltage power line to connect the gigawatt to the grid, racks for the panels, wiring, construction costs and 6 square kilometers of land. You need at least a square kilometer for access; more to avoid shading adjacent panels early morning and late afternoon in December = ten kilometers is more reasonable at 45 degrees North latitude where the panels should be tilled 45 degrees toward the South, more for December. I think you can see you can easily spend the whole billion dollars leaving nothing to pay guards to protect your valuable installation and maintenance such as washing the pv panels. Worse you need to think lots more than 5 million panels to call your installation a honest 1000 megawatts. Also you probably have to pay lots more than $20 per square meter for the PV panels.
If you can find a huge steep, but not lumpy, South facing hill, the land will be less costly, the racks will be less costly, but most other costs higher due problems working on steep slopes.
In theory you can save, by connecting pv panels in series up to a million volts at 1000 amps, but you risk electrocuting the people who clean your pv panels if any of them work after sun rise. You will need several full time people to clean millions of solar panels, possibly starting before the construction is completed. Your installation is likely to be struck by lightning. Likely there are a hundred other possible problems that total several percent of your billion dollar budget.
Kwh'S To Watts.I Use 2109 Kwh'S A Year And I Want To Find How Many Solar Panels I Need If Each Is 85 Watts?
Please Help Me!
Each Solar Panel Is 85 Watts And I Want To Have Enough Panels To Cover The 2109 Kwh'S I Use A Year.
Conservative usage, congratulations.
The answer depends on where you live. But here is a data point, on the assumption that you live in an ideal area like mine (San Jose, California). Our system is 3 kW (peak), and gives us about 6500 kWh per year. Your system would be about 1/3 that size, assuming your sun conditions are similar, so you would be looking at a 1 kW system, small by today's standards.
Unless you have a fantastic deal on 85-watt panels, it would be worth shopping around for other panels, which could be more cost efficient. You would need a grid-tie inverter, which costs about $1500 or so, and 1 kW of panels, which would cost $2000 - $2500 if you get good ones, or as little as $1000 if you get amorphous. type. When all is said and done, it would be about $5000 worth of parts, but you would get a 30% federal tax credit on it. You will really have to run the numbers to see if it would save money, though. Your electric company may impose a minimum fee to stay connected to the grid, like $5 a month, even if you use nothing. For big users of electricity, this is nothing, but that would be significant for a small user like yourself. The other choice, disconnecting completely from the electric company, requires batteries and would be more expensive. Generally, no one does that unless they have no choice.
You can call a professional installer to give you a quote, that would give you an idea of what you need. They might not bid on a system so small - it takes very close to the same amount of labor to install a 1 kW system as to install a 4 kW, so the labor cost would be significant in comparison to the system price.