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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 conditioner, cleaning clothes, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a stress on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are considerable, lots of home owners find that the benefit, special features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more alluring.
Top Ten Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce or even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, business, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a large part of your month-to-month costs. With a solar panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Earn an excellent return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more conventional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity expense 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 Protect versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut advantages of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility rates. In the previous ten years, domestic electricity costs have gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and protect versus unpredictable increases in electrical energy expenses. If you're an organisation or property owner with changing capital, going solar also assists you much better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Several studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer quicker than non-solar houses. 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 educated about solar, need for properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price fluctuations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added jobs at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the total U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the United States economy.
#7 Protect the environment
Solar is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably reduce that number. A typical property solar panel system will remove three to four lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees every year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are necessary components of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding businesses that decide to operate properly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and enhancing business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Lots of homeowners decide to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, maintenance, tracking and repair works. 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 houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are well-known for their fluctuating and undependable electrical energy prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can calculate what does it cost? electrical power will be produced, and most importantly, at what rate, 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
Why Arent More Alternative Energy Methods Being Used?
When I Was In Arizona, There Was A Whole Field Where Huge Solar Panals Collected Sun Energy. Why Arent More Ideas Like That Being Used? Think Of All The Southern States That Recieve Plenty Of Sunshine For Solar Energy. Think Of All The Mountainous Areas And Flats That Would Be Great For Wind Power. Why Should Money Be An Issue When It Would More Than Pay For Itself In The Long Run?
Solar panels are expensive and don't work in the night or when there's no sun so they arent really reliable. People think they're a waste of money. and wind turbines arent reliable either. there isnt always enough wind to power a turbine. And wind turbines dont pay for themselves in the long run. More energy is wasted in putting one up than it can produce in it's whole 'lifetime'. I agree we should use more renewable energy though. They need to be cheaper for local use.
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What Are Some Of The Frames Or Hardware One Can Use To Keep Solar Panels In Place?
Most Solar arrays are mounted using a roof racking system designed for solar arrays like Unirac or ProSolar or something similar.
There are some great roof attachments as well, some of the best coming from S5! for metal roofs or PV Quickmount for shingle roofs.
Cheers! You may want to try a Unistrut mounting system as well if it is really small and a DIY.
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Is Solar Really Green Energy? ***A Must Read***?
First Off, Solar Cells Are Made From Silicon, Which Sounds Harmless....
In Order To Understand How A Solar Cell Works, A Little Background Theory In Semiconductor Physics Is Required. For Simplicity, The Description Here Will Be Limited To Describing The Workings Of Single Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
Are Solar Cells Poisonous.....
According To The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, The Gas Sulfur Hexafluoride, Commonly Employed To Clean Reactors In Silicon Production, Is Considered By The Intergovernmental Panel Of Climate Change To Be &Quot;The Most Potent Greenhouse Gas Per Molecule; One Ton Of Sulfur Hexafluoride Has A Greenhouse Effect Equivalent To That Of 25,000 Tons Of Carbon Dioxide.&Quot;
The Manufacturing Of Solar Power Panels Consumes A Lot Of Silicon, Presenting Us With A Nasty Paradox. If Solar Power Production Is Ramped Up As Part Of A Global Effort To Reduce The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Produced By Burning Fossil Fuels, The Chances Of Accidental Releases Of Sulfur Hexafluoride In The Silicon Production Process Will Only Increase, Which, Says The Svtc, Could &Quot;Greatly Undermine The Reductions In Greenhouse Gas Emissions Gained By Using Solar Power.&Quot;
I Hope You Noticed It Said....One Ton Of Sulfur Hexafluoride Has A Greenhouse Effect Equivalent To That Of 25,000 Tons Of Carbon Dioxide
So In Production The Gas It Gives Off Is 25 Times More Dangerous Than Co2 In Greenhous Gases
What About The Potentional Waste ...
The Usual Story Told About E-Waste Is... It'S Toxic,&Quot; Said Chintan Director Bharati Chaturvedi. &Quot;There'S No Mention Of The People Involved. There Are Not Conversations About These Human Beings.
And The Many Other Enviromental Issues Not Listed Here, But The Real Story Is Why Are They Reducing Co2 But It Will Boom The Increase Of Sulfur Hexafluoride Which One Ton Of Sulfur Hexafluoride Has A Greenhouse Effect Equivalent To That Of 25,000 Tons Of Carbon Dioxide.
When Will The True Global Warming Effects From Mass Producing The Solar Cells And Electronics To Produce Enough Energy To Replace 1 Coal Plant Be Reported By The Media?
And You Believe Solar Is Greener Than Coal.....Think Again.
Interesting link. Also, it should be noted that photovoltaic solar energy is indeed big business. As you commented, the environmental risks are quite real.
"Photovoltaics (PV) is the field of technology and research related to the application of solar cells for energy by converting sun energy (sunlight, including sun ultra violet radiation) directly into electricity. Due to the growing demand for clean sources of energy, the manufacture of solar cells and photovoltaic arrays has expanded dramatically in recent years.
Photovoltaic production has been doubling every 2 years, increasing by an average of 48 percent each year since 2002, making it the world’s fastest-growing energy technology. At the end of 2008, the cumulative global PV installations reached 15,200 megawatts. Roughly 90% of this generating capacity consists of grid-tied electrical systems. Such installations may be ground-mounted (and sometimes integrated with farming and grazing)  or built into the roof or walls of a building, known as Building Integrated Photovoltaics or BIPV for short.
Net metering and financial incentives, such as preferential feed-in tariffs for solar-generated electricity, have supported solar PV installations in many countries including Australia, Germany, Israel, Japan, and the United States."
Solar Energy Question?
Explain The History Of Solar Energy. When Was It First Used And How Was It Used? I Need Legit Answers Plz!
Not sure if that helps:
In 400 B.C. the Greeks were the first to implement the sun’s rays for heat. During this time they began to orient the placement of their houses to trap solar heat during winter.
The photovoltaic effect or the production of electricity directly form the sun was discovered by Frenchman Henry Becquerel in 1890. In 1891 American Clarence Kemp received a patent for the first solar water heater.
Why Is Solar Energy Renewable?
Because we can't use up sunlight. It may technically not be an infinite resource, but we will have it until the sun burns out, when that happens generating electricity will be the least of our worries.