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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 use the sun to power daily life: running your a/c, cleaning clothing, seeing TV, cooking dinner. All while lowering your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are significant, lots of residents find that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly lower and even eliminate your electric expenses
Whether you're a house owner, organization, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can make up a big portion of your month-to-month expenses. With a solar panel system, you'll generate complimentary 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 lower your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of money.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns measuring up to those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy bill savings, the average American house owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy rates have actually gone up by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and safeguard against unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or homeowner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value
Multiple studies have actually found that houses equipped with solar energy systems have greater property worths and sell quicker than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into consideration as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more educated about solar, need for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential part of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from price variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, 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 tasks in the nation. This growth is expected to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint. Structures are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease 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 every year.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are very important elements of an organization's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that choose to operate properly. Companies are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners pick to finance their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, upkeep, monitoring and repairs. You just pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The utility companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical energy prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and basic mathematics, we can calculate just how much electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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
What Is Thermal Energy?
Thermal Energy is heat energy. There are different types. Solar could be considered thermal since you use the suns heat, there is also geothermal. This is the first type that came to mind when i saw the question. Geothermal energy is when you use the earths internal heat as an energy source. This is often used to heat water supply for homes. It is often difficult to use on large scales due to "hotspots" being inconsistent and random. They will not be widespread and you will have to go certain depths to get the same amount of energy.
Energy Transformations Please Help?
An Example Of Heat Energy Transforming To Kinetic Enerygy
An Example Of Electrical Energy Transforming To Sound Energy
An Example Of Gravitational Potential Energy Transforming To Heat Energy
An Example Of Solar Energy Transforming To Electrical Energy
A stove boiling a pot of water.
A meteor falling through the atmosphere (kinetic energy is also created).
A solar panel/cell.
How Big Should Be The Solar Cells To Power An Office Cool/Warm Water Dispenser?
I Want To Design A Solar Powered Water Dispencer And It Also Cools And/Or Warms The Water For Drinking.Is It Practical To Install A 1Square Meter Solar Cell?
I just checked our water cooler, and it has a maximum draw of 144 watts. There is a type of cooler that dumps transfers heat from the cold side to the hot side, and that might do what you want. But I would not expect boiling water for tea, just warmer than room temperature, and chilled on the other side. A solar panel of 1 square meter could do this, but you would have to charge NiMH batteries to power the compressor, as the power draw is on and off, and you would not want to waste the energy of the solar panel when the compressor is off. The reason I say NiMH is that lithium would be expensive, and any kind of lead-acid, even sealed, is inappropriate for a food appliance.
You would want to heavily insulate the hot and cold reservoirs, and I assume that warm and cool water is not a critical application, so if the sun doesn't shine or the batteries run out, there's no harm.
How Can You Use Passive Solar Energy To Save On Heating And Cooling Bills In Your Home?
Please Help! I Have A Test Coming!
On an existing home, for heating it is a simple as opening the blinds on windows during the day to let sunlight in and closing them at night to keep the heat from escaping through the glass.
To keep the home cool, keep the blinds closed on the side of the home that has the sun shinning on it. This keeps the heat out and you use less A/C to cool the home.
If Electric Cars Such As The Chevy Volt Are Successful,Do We Have Power Station Capacity To Charge Them All? ?
Can We Charge Several Million Electric Batteries Daily??
If By Chance It Works, And I Do Have Doubts, Wouldn't It Cause Massive
Increase On Electrical Demand At Out Power Generation Facilities?
Of Course It Would, So My Real Question Is Can We Handle It Without A Massive Infusion Of Cash Into Building New Power Plants?
Sounds Like Building Dams Would Drive Environmentalists Absolutely Crazy.
Some Hard Decisions Must Be Made On Our Energy Choices
By The Way- I Would Probably Buy At Least One Electric Car For The Family If The Economics Work Out.
No one has talked about the cost of electricity to consumers from charging these cars or the fact that electrical generation requires energy too - of which many sources are not green. The car may not have emissions but the coal-fired plant generating electricity does.
Since the car will be more expensive than a conventional car and there is a cost in the form of your electric bill, I'm not convinced the economics work out or that the vehicle is as green as billed unless we really ramp up solar and wind power.
There is no free lunch. I waited to buy my hybrid until it was proven technology and I was able to get a really good rebate on the vehicle from the manufacturer to offset some of the additional costs.