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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 house owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your a/c unit, washing clothing, enjoying TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of home owners find that the convenience, distinct features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably minimize or perhaps eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you consume, solar will minimize your energy costs and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard 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 electricity rates have actually increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electricity rate and protect against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property worth
Numerous studies have actually discovered 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 installations into factor to consider as they value houses 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 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general 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 higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a terrific way to minimize 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 property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding organisations that decide to operate responsibly. Businesses are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of customer purchasing choices, producing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners decide to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This indicates that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repair works. You just pay the solar provider for electricity-- less than you would've paid the utility company.
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 business are infamous for their changing and unreliable electrical power rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what cost, 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
What Do Solar Flares Do?
Solar flares are explosions of energy and magnetic force that typically develop around massive storms on the sun's surface that are called sun spots. A sun spot is a disruption on the surface of the sun that is similar to a massive storm on earth, except the size of these storms and their causes have yet to be fully understood.
What scientists do understand is the effect solar flares can have on earth. Under the right situations, when the earth and sun face each other during a solar flare event, earth can be battered by massive bursts of energy via wavelength X-rays, gamma rays and magnetic disturbances, which can alter the earth's ability to protect itself from dangerous particles emitted into space.
Solar flares can affect shortwave radio communication on earth when the energy from a solar storm emits a flare. Flares shoot enormous amounts of energy into space traveling at amazing speed, and it extends into the farthest reaches of the solar system. The natural defenses of the earth protect its inhabitants from solar flares. Man-made technologies actually have more negative effects on the earth and the atmosphere than flares do.
Earth's satellites can have orbits altered by the massive energy pulses of a solar flare. Atmospheres are affected by these energy flares as well. The introduction of short-wave and long-wave gamma and X-rays that are the product of solar flares can ionize the components of a planet's atmosphere leaving it less able to maintain an even enclosure around the planet in question. For earth, the atmosphere that wraps the planet is in a constant state defense against forces from within and out. Powerful solar flares can generate huge holes in the ionosphere, which can negatively affect people and equipment on earth.
Scientists continue to research the affects of solar flares on earth. What we know now about how a Solar Flare affects Earth, is that we need to know more.
What Is Solar Energy?
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There are several kinds. Straight UV radiation or sunlight can produce electricity with photovoltaics, or be used in a passive form to heat a greenhouse, earth-ship, or hot-water collector, or mirrors can be used to concentrate sunlight to heat up to 1500 degrees. Then there is wind, this is solar energy in the form of uneven heating of the earths surface from the sun. Also, we can get into wave energy that comes from the moon and its gravitational pull on the earth. Then there is stored solar energy from the "big bang" that we know as magma creating geothermal energy. And last is the bad daddy of them all, stored ancient sunlight in the form of fossil fuels. So technically all are "solar" energy.
Solar Energy? Whats Enviromental And What Do Experts Say???????
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Solar energy is energy from sun light. Either by heating water or creating electricity with solar panels. Environmentalist oppose solar power. But then environmentalist oppose everything
What Elements Are The Best Choices For Storing Solar Energy Captured By Solar Cells? Why?
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There is nothing in the periodic table of elements that is a good choice for storing solar energy. For that matter, solar cells produce electrons, which can only be stored in a rechargeable battery of some kind or a capacitor of some kind. Alternating currents cannot be stored at all. A capacitor capable of storing enough electrons to be commercially useful for grid power would be extremely large and extremely dangerous. Even the best of rechargeable batteries today have limited energy densities, too small for commercial grid power. Photoelectric elements lie along the semi-metal line in the periodic table - arsenic, silicon, gallium, etc.
Silicon dioxide and gallium arsenide are the present industry leading materials in photoelectric devices. The molecular key is that the bond energies of electrons in these substances are equal, approximately, to the energy levels of certain photons, so capturing such a photon knocks loose an electron, which can be collected with others into an electric current. Better capture rates require a mixture of materials such that photons of any wavelength can be captured and used to liberate electrons.
Why Solar Energy Application Is Not Widely Used Inspite Of?
Various Cost Advantages And Simplicity?Only Nuclear Energy Which Is Risk Prone Is Widely Talked About?
There is no advantage when it comes to meeting consumer need during higher demand times. Solar (i.e. photovoltaic-converters) can only 'supply' electrical power at the same rate that it can 'receive' solar/light power. As a power company, there's no economical way you can increase production to meet increased demand. Since it's 'simple' like that, there is the 'illusion' of an advantage. You as a consumer would have to find a way to store that electricity produced in the daytime, to get you through the night. Same way with wind turbines and the like. Unless you can make Mother Nature 'blow/shine/flow/whatever a little harder" so you can convert a little more power at-will, those applications will never completely replace present systems.
Contrast that to coal-fired plants, which can simply burn more fuel to produce more electricity, coal gets the real 'cost and simplicity' advantages. But we're talking about reduced carbon output so...
As for nuclear, modern plants do not have more 'risks' to operate than any other enterprise. Forget about Chernobyl, the Soviets and their Ukranian cohorts didn't know what they were doing in the first place; we in the West wouldn't even consider the same type of cooling material that they used. They used graphite, which is a flammable metal once you get it hot enough and that's what did them in (on top of bad safety and accident-prevention procedures). We use water, so the compounded risk of core meltdown is way lower. Our Navy has been nuclear-powered for years, with Zero accidents/incidents related to their power source. They're proof that the risks are quite manageable.
Nuclear plants increase electrical output by putting more fuel rods into play. That translates into more heat for their steam turbines, which then can spin more to produce more electricity as needed. It's because of all that is why nuclear is the only other viable carbon-reduced alternative.