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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 use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioner, cleaning clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, many residents find that the convenience, unique features, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically lower and even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a homeowner, organization, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large part of your month-to-month expenditures. With a solar panel system, you'll generate totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your utility bills and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expense-- they are among the best ways to invest, with returns equaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure versus increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical power rates have actually gone up by an average of three percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical energy rate and secure versus unpredictable increases in electrical energy costs. If you're a company or property owner with changing capital, going solar likewise assists you better projection and manage your expenses.
#4 Boost your home worth
Several research studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more educated about solar, demand 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 part of accomplishing energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price variations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is expected to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common residential 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 dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are important parts of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that decide to operate responsibly. Organisations are finding that "green" qualifications are a powerful driver of consumer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing company outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of homeowners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This means that a third-party company-- the solar provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You simply pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- 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 Investment
The utility business are well-known for their varying and unreliable electricity rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can calculate what does it cost? electricity will be created, and most significantly, at what cost, for at least 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
How To Use A Home-Made Solar Panel?
Are you referring to an Electrical Generating Panel, or a Passive water heating panel?
Edit: Can you explain how you made a 'home made' solar panel without understanding how it would be used?
How Does The Solar Power System Run With Electrical Energy?
I Need To Write A Report. Please Help!! :)
There are several different types of solar panels to capture solar energy for homes. There are also a number of ways to concentrate solar energy for use in power stations.
Solar panels can be photovoltaic and produce electricity. By combining the panels in a series you are electrically concentrating the energy.
A different type of Solar panels can also capture the suns thermal (heat) energy which is used for heat, hot water, and air conditioning. Often these systems contain air or hot water that is heated and stored (concentrated) in a tank or other storage facility.
For concentrating solar power (thermal) that is then used to produce electricity some of the systems are called:
Solar power tower (using heliostats focused on a central tower)
Solar parabolic trough collector
Solar fresnel lens (using flat mirrors and similar to parabolic trough)
Solar parabolic dish collector (with a stirling engine)
Solar chimney (also sometimes called a solar tower)
Where Can I Buy A Dc/Ac Solar Cell Inverter With An Input Of 45 V To 110 V Output?
you need a battery and a charge controller. the better charge controllers have switching type DC-DC converters to get the max energy out of the array and into the battery.
Then use a standard inverter to generate the 110-120 VAC.
Answer These Questions About Light?
What Is This Type Of Radiation? (Is It Electromagnetic?)
How Can It Be Used?
Use Diagrams To Help Explain Uses (Links To Websights?)
How Can This Type Of Radiation Be Used For Communication?
What Are Limitations Of It?
Is There Any Danger In Using It?
Light is a form of ElectroMagnetic (EM) radiation. It is composed of visible light for colors, InfraRed light for heating, and Ultraviolet light (high energy). UV is needed for photosynthesis of plants.
It can be used to see things, heat things (solar water, IR cooking lamps, and UV curing lights).
Light is used fiber optics with LASER emission types of light:
The limitation is that it cannot go thru objects (typically) and solar energy requires a large area to collect it.
Light is used for many things and most recently for solar energy to reduce our carbon emissions in global climate changes. It is a free, clean, and green renewable energy source;
High internsity light like LASERs can blind or burn, UV light has been known to cause skin cancer if exposed for long periods of time, UV light degrades materials and causes colors to fade, IR light will give you sunburn.
Fossil Fuels Vs Renewable Energy?
What Are The Actual Arguments For Both?
Fossil fuels have a lot of infrastructure in place.
They are extremely cheap to extract and use - most costs are not paid by the manufacturer/distributors but show up in public health and municipal cleanup budgets.
Fossil fuels provide better range in mobile applications than other known forms of storage.
Prices for renewables, especially solar photovoltaic, are dropping rapidly and are already competitive in many areas.
Price and performance of battery storage is also improving rapidly.
It is far easier to deliver useful amounts of energy to areas with no pre-existing grid with local/household level renewables than with centralized powerplants. The distributed/localized applications also bypass the huge costs and delays imposed by corrupt governments on new fossil fuel plants, dams, and distribution grids.
Integrating distributed sources requires a smarter grid, but that becomes a much more efficient and reliable distribution system with far more reliable power from local sources.
A tiny example - I live approximately one mile from the nearest available grid power. My solar system cost under $3000 for enough power to run my homestead. That's less than 1/10 the cost of getting grid power to the place from the grid and my power is more reliable than the local grid. Nearest neighbors on the grid have had power outages lasting over 2 days from 3 storms this year, nearest town had one week without power from a storm that didn't affect me more than the nuisance of walking through a foot of snow and remembering to brush the snow off the solar panels in the morning.