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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 daily life: running your a/c unit, cleaning clothes, enjoying TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous residents discover that the convenience, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically reduce and even remove your electrical bills
Whether you're a house owner, company, or not-for-profit, electrical power expenses can make up a big portion of your monthly costs. With a photovoltaic 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 decrease your energy bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of loan.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy expenses
Among the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous ten years, property electrical energy prices have increased by approximately 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electrical power costs. If you're a service or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar also helps you better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Multiple research studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater residential or commercial property values and offer more rapidly than non-solar homes. Appraisers are significantly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
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 capability to create electrical energy from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from cost changes in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is a fantastic 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 decrease that number. A typical domestic photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees annually.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary elements of a company's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding companies that pick to run properly. Services are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective driver of consumer purchasing choices, developing goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power arrangements (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Many property owners opt to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding options. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring and repair works. You simply pay the solar provider 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 Investment
The energy business are notorious for their fluctuating and undependable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate how much electricity will be created, and most notably, 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 Many Solar Panels Would I Need To Power My Home?
Or How Many Watts? I Dont Use Much Electricity. I Have On A Couple Of Lights And A Computer, Sometimes The Tv. How Many Solar Panels Would I Need To Power Those Constantly Throughout The Day, And Maybe Charge Batteries For Night? The Air, Refrigerator And Hot Water Heater I Would Still Use Regular Electricity.
Solar panels produce DC electricity, not AC. So, they would have to charge a bank of batteries, then you'd need an inverter to convert DC to AC.
You need to find what your peak wattage is (consumption) and how long you want to run things for and work backwards from there.
Suffice to say, a roof-full of panels probably won't be enough.
How Many Solar Panels Do I Need To Power A Small House?
Im Only Powering Lights And Fans
Solar panels produce DC (12v, 24v, 48v, etc) voltage. You will need to invert the solar power to AC. The amount of panels is determined on the amount of Watt Hours of electrical load you will be using. If you want to run these loads after the sun goes gown then you will have to store your solar generated power into batteries.
I have a completely off grid home, 2000 watts solar, propane heat, H20, refrigerator, and generator. Total electrical system cost about $50,000. 1000 square foot home, facing do south.
Hope this is helpfull.
Charging Sla Battery With Solar Panel? Safe Voltage?
I Have A Very Small 10V Solar Panel (Which I Made By Connecting 4 Very Small 2.5V Solar Panels In Series) And I Want To Charge A 6V Sla Battery With It. Is 10V Too Much Voltage For It? I'Ve Read That The Maximum Is Around 7 Volts But My Solar Panel Doesn'T Really Put Out Many Milliamps. My Question Is, Even Though It Barely Puts Out Any Milliamps, Is 10 Volts Still Too Much For It?
Your battery will bring the voltage of your solar cells down to what they need. If you had more powerful solar cells you should have a voltage regulator in the system.
But good for you. you are playing with a very useful technology. Do it and learn.
Solar Panels And Distance From The Sun?
I Was Having A Discussion With A Friends About Solar Panels.
He Says That If There Is A Solar Panel (Sp1) On The Ground And A Solar Panel (Sp2) High In The Atmosphere (In The Stratosphere) The Difference In Power Output Between Sp1 And Sp2 Negligible.
I Said That There Would Be A Large Difference In Power Output Because Sp1 Has All Of The Atmosphere To Block The Suns Rays And Sp2 Has Very Little Atmosphere Because It Is Very High Up (In The Stratosphere) Therefore More Sun Can Get To The Panel And More Power Is Produced.
Who Is Correct?
Many Thanks In Advance, Please Leave Sources If Possible, For Validity.
There will be a difference (44%, see below) but not a large one. The atmosphere is transparent to the wavelengths used by the solar panel. But no clouds, and a lot more hours of sunlight.
Space-based solar power (SBSP) (or historically space solar power- SSP) is a system for the collection of solar power in space, for use on Earth. SBSP differs from the usual method of solar power collection in that the solar panels used to collect the energy would reside on a satellite in orbit, often referred to as a solar power satellite (SPS), rather than on Earth's surface. In space, collection of the Sun's energy is unaffected by the day/night cycle, weather, seasons, or the filtering effect of Earth's atmospheric gases.
The world Radiation Centre's 1985 standard extraterrestrial spectrum for solar irradiance is 1367 W/m2. The integrated total terrestrial solar irradiance is 950 W/m2. Therefore, extraterrestrial solar irradiance is 144% of the maximum terrestrial irradiance. A major interest in SBSP stems from the length of time the solar collection panels can be exposed to a consistently high amount of solar radiation. For most of the year, a satellite-based solar panel can collect power 24 hours per day, whereas a land-based station can collect for only 12 hours per day, yielding lower power collection rates around the sunrise and sunset hours.
The collection of solar energy in space for use on Earth introduces the new problem of transmitting energy from the collection point, in space, to the place where the energy would be used, on Earth's surface. Since wires extending from Earth's surface to an orbiting satellite would be impractical, many SBSP designs have proposed the use of microwave beams for wireless power transmission. The collecting satellite would convert solar energy into electrical energy, which would then be used to power a microwave emitter directed at a collector on the Earth's surface. Dynamic solar thermal power systems are also being investigated.
Some problems normally associated with terrestrial solar power collection would be eliminated by such a design, such as dependence on meteorological and weather conditions, and the panels being prone to corrosion. Other problems may take their place though, such as cumulative radiation damage or micrometeoroid impacts.
Obama Promised That Green Jobs Were The Future. Why Did 1,000 Green Jobs Just Vanish?
President Obama Promised To Create Five Million Green Jobs Over 10 Years.
Solyndra, A Fremont-Based Solar Panel Manufacturer That Flared Then Sputtered, Abruptly Ceased Operations On Wednesday And Immediately Laid Off All 1,100 Of Its Workers.
The Shutdown Marks A High-Profile Collapse Of A Company That Received More Than $1.6 Billion In Federal And Private Funding In Recent Years.
If Green Jobs Are The Future, Why Do They Fail Without Heavy Government Subsidy?
Green products are not cost effective to produce, and the price is far to expensive for the consumer the bottom line is it is a losing operation