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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 resident to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothing, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous property owners discover that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically minimize or even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, company, or nonprofit, electrical energy costs can comprise a big part of your regular monthly expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your utility costs and you'll still save a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs cost savings, the typical American homeowner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy costs
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility rates. In the previous 10 years, property electrical energy rates have actually increased by approximately three percent yearly. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a business or house owner with ever-changing capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home worth
Several research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific method to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can substantially decrease that number. A common residential solar panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are very important components of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that decide to run responsibly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer buying choices, producing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Numerous property owners choose to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- 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 undependable electricity rates. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can compute just how much electrical energy will be produced, and most notably, at exactly what rate, for a minimum of 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
If People Started Using White Roofing Shingles Would This Reduce Global Warming?
I Have Heard That Using Solar Panels Does Not Reduce Global Warming Because They Are Black And That They Actually Make The Earth Warmer. This Is Where I Got The Idea For My Question.
It would just reflect the rays, I don't think it would change anything. Either way the earth cools and heats naturally. For example when my parents where my age people were freaking out about global cooling, and now adays it's all about global warming. Just my opinion though
Could You Use A Solar Panel To Make Hho To Run A Generator To Power A Home.?
I Think If Solar Cells Become Damaged They May Expose The Environment To Toxic Materials That Are Within The Cells. If This Can Happen. Then I Don'T Want Them Near My Home. So If I Move Them Away From The Home There Is Significant Losses In Dc Voltages. Due To Long Run Leads. But If You Used It Away From The Home You Can Achieve That Efficiency Once Again By Making Hho To Run A Generator. Witch Produces Ac. Ac Doesn'T Have The Long Lead Loss That Dc Would Experience. And Safer By Distance. Like Being 100 Miles Away From A Nuclear Power Plant Verses 15 Miles Away. If There Is A Issue At Hand.
~My comments are enclosed with a ~
Could you use a solar panel to make hho to run a generator to power a home? ~yes~
I think if solar cells become damaged they may expose the environment to toxic materials that are within the cells. ~I believe this is a minor, perhaps negligible problem = The toxins are a problem when the solar cells are manufactured, not at disposal or damage~ if this can happen. then i don't want them near my home. so if i move them away from the home ~There is a significant possibility that remote solar cells will be stolen or vandalized~ there is significant losses in dc voltages. due to long run leads. ~you can connect many solar cells in series, and use a dc to dc converter to produce low voltage dc for electrolysis, and/or connect many electrolysis cells in series~ but if you used it away from the home you can achieve that efficiency ~ I suspect that the value of hho is seriously exaggerated, perhaps a scam~ once again by making hho to run a generator. which produces ac. ac doesn't have the long lead loss ~at the same RMS voltage, ac line losses are higher than dc line losses~ that dc would experience. and safer by distance. like being 100 miles away from a nuclear power plant verses 15 miles away. if there is a issue at hand.
Is It Possible To Build Solar Panels With Recycled Glass?
I Have An Important Eco Friendly House Project 2 Do So I Need Some Answers!!!! If U Could Also Post Some Sites That Wld B Gr8!!
It sounds like you're talking about passive solar - windows. Most of the time glass is actually "downcycled" - to use a term from the book Cradle-to-Cradle. With solar panels - photovoltaic (PV) - they use the highest quality products available. They do make one type of PV from glass, but it doesn't have the highest energy conversion rate.
Where Can I Find An Understandable?
Diagram On Building A Solar Panel To Heat My Home?
What Makes A Home Comfortable And Desireable To Live In Or Buy? Zero Energy Building, Living In An &Quot;Ecosphere&Quot;
I'M Currently Designing A Building For My Last Year Project In Industrial Design. It'S Going To Be A Completely Self Sustained Building, Prefabricated But Still Customizable In The Set Up.
My Question, If You'D Build A House Or Are Looking To Buy One:
What Do You Expect Or Want From A Home?
What Makes It Comfortable?
What Luxuries Should It Have?
How Much Would You Consider Destructive Natural Forces In The Design, Such As Storms, Earthquakes, Floods And Fire?
Have You Build Or Lived In A Similar Place, And Is There Anything You'D Do Different Next Time?
this is interesting as we have begun planning a house to build and we are asking ourselves the same questions
what do i want from a home: - protection, comfort, sanctuary
zero/to low impact on environment. zero to low energy use.
re destructive natural forces: we are looking at the AI Dome home designs but domes have some design limitations and the looks are only so so if you can see it. - you might not as
we are also looking at either earth-bermed or underground.
mostly i think we may go the quonset hut shape with the technology of the AI Dome type building - the shape lends itself to most home layout but still has a wide open feeling (we dont want a multistory) and if the home is placed partway up a hill we avoid flooding as well. this is also a very fire resistant way to build.
also i would use extensive insulation (i like the bluejean insulation) :) with those tube skylights - i probably would have more that one section and would connect them, maybe using shipping containers --putting the containers at least half underground and create window seats along the walls with small horizontal windows that look out on the property (to see wildlife without being seen- as i do a lot of photograpy
the front of the house would have a series of tall vertical narrow windows for letting in light without resorting to needing picture windows (heat loss, breakability, and security issues with large window masses)
what would i put in it: bamboo or cork flooring thru-out, a small soapstone masonry woodburning stove in addition to the radiant floor heating and the solar hot-water heating. in one of the extensions i would have a green house environment with water tanks that not only would filter household grey water but would raise small eating fish (mostly tilapia) solar panels would be used for electrical as well as a small windmill. hopefully being fully off grid.
using an open floor plan (the only walls would be ones that could be moved) rather japanese in feel -i would keep the colors soft and warm with pops of color in furniture and art work. with no carpeting (only cleanable area rugs) and no draperies, allergins and upkeep would be minimal.
luxuries i would want - a vulcan or wolf gas stove, subzero refrigerator and freezer. the whole house would be lined in bookcases - a large family sized dining table- computers/tvs would be a necessary luxury in our family and a place for playing music and working at our arts/crafts -a dark room for my photography
i dont know if we would want animals or not- i like the idea of raising my own chickens and pigs for food but not sure at our age we really want the responsibilty but if we did we would build the barn/henhouse on the same principals of protection and self sufficiancy.
is this the kind of thing you were looking for? it was fun to write--would love to bounce ideas of other like minded people