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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 property owner to use the sun to power everyday life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothing, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. 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 considerable, numerous homeowners discover that the convenience, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically lower and even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can make up a big part of your monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy expenses and you'll still save a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power bill cost savings, the average American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard against rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, residential electricity rates have increased by approximately three percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Increase your house value
Several studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, demand for homes 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 an essential part of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to generate electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, the solar market added jobs at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This development is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a substantial factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A common property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are essential elements of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that opt to run responsibly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective driver of customer purchasing decisions, developing goodwill and enhancing business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many homeowners pick to fund their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar supplier-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar service 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 Investment
The energy business are notorious for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity prices. There is clearly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electricity will be created, and most significantly, at what rate, for a minimum of the next Twenty 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
Can A Solar Power Configured With The Following Specification Run E.G Tv, Microwave Etc?.?
If It Does Carry A Lot Of Household Appliances How Many Sunny Days Will It Require To Charge? How Many Hours Will This Home Appliances Work?
1 X 80W Solar Panel
1 X 85Ah Deep Cycle Battery
1 X Inv1000 - 1000Watt Inverter
1 X Waterproof Battery Box
1 X Stspr10 – 12Ah Charge Controller
1 X Aluminium Solar Panel Stand
1 X 20M Cable Bundle
1 X Power Rcd Socket
1 X Connectors, Fuses And Terminals
1 X Detailed User Manual
The short answer is yes, with reservations.
Take the worst case you mention, the microwave oven.
Here I assume a 240 Volt supply from the inverter, if 110V the situation is even worse.
I'll also assume the microwave consumes (say) 750 Watts of power.
I also have to assume a 12 Volt battery.
Disregarding losses all through, it goes like this:
Your battery capacity is 85 Ah.
The microwave will need 3.125 Amperes at 240V. for full power.
Thus the battery will need to supply 20 x 3.125 or 62.5 Amperes.
Thus the battery, without further charging, would run the microwave for 1.36 Hours only.
Your solar cell supplies 80W., and if the voltage is 12, the max. current it will supply the battery is 6.6 Amperes. It would take 12 hours (plus) to fully charge the battery (it would/ should never be flattened).
So the reservation is how much charge time is available, and how much you wish to use high- draw appliances.
A careful selection of a TV set could give you plenty of viewing time, however!
Could I Power My Christmas Lights With Solar Without Having Rooftop Solar Panels ?
Sure why not? You just need them to charge some form of battery that will run the lights at night, which means you need to be using low voltage lighting. You just need to factor in the lighting demand and the voltage requirement for the lights and be sure to get the appropriate solar panels and rechargable type batteries to match your needs and place it in a position that gets the optimum amount of sun in the winter (when the lights are going to be used) and using either a weather tight junction or solder and shrink tube the connection from the first stringers to the solar panel (this means cutting off the transformer plug).
Overall,.........its probably going to cost more then to just use electricity by having to purchase the panels and appropriate batteries and any materials needed to convert. If you are about "going green" then I understand.
Are Solar Panels Made Of Different Materials Depending On Area?
Are Solar Panels Made Different If You Live In The North With A Lot Of Snow And Very Little Sunlight Or In The South With High Humidity And Sunlight Throughout The Year?
I think no. materials for the solar panel is same for whole but the solar cell may vary
Help Me With My Solar Panel System?
I Am Trying To Get A List/Price Check On Making A Home Solar Panel System
I Was Hoping For Someone To Look Over What I Have And Add/Remove Things.
Was Looking At This Type Of Solar Panel: X4
Lead Acid Battery: X2
I Have No Idea What Charge Controller I Should Look For.
If You Can Think Of Anything More That Would Be Needed Or If Something Wont Work.
There are many factors used to calculte the energy and the best sized system for not just your needs but also your budget and for payback.
Most importantly is how many maximum KiloWatt hours do you need per day as well as how many *average* KiloWatt hours do you need per day. This can be found on your electric bill. A typical household uses 30,000 KWh per day which translates to a 3KW solar panel system of (12) 250W solar panels with an average of 10 hours of sunlight.
I would recommend grid tied initially and you can go for batteries later. Just have a professional install it or you won't get the tax credits from the State and the Fed.
Also make sure that you don't pay more than $2 per watt for the panels (lowest prices are below $1 per watt for quantity) and no more than $1 per watt for the inverter (lowest prices are below $0.50 per watt).
How Power Is Produced By Solar Panels? What Is The Cost Of A Solar Panel? Can I Really Save Enough Money?
Solar panels convert light energy into electricity via electro-chemical means.
Getting solar panels installed typically costs between $7,000 and $12,000 per kW of capacity. How much money you can save will depend on where you live and how much to pay for electricity.
There is a calculator called PV Watts that can give you a real good estimate of how much you would save on electricity bills here:
just pick the location closest to you (it may not be in the same state) and enter the size of system you want to install (or try a few different ones) and if you put in your $/kWh (from your electric bill) it will even give you the answer in dollars.
If you are in New Jersey or California, there also are some great incentive programs to help lower the installation costs.
Calling a local PV installer is also a good way to get more locally specific info.