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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 homeowner to use the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, washing clothes, seeing TELEVISION, cooking dinner. All while minimizing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological advantages of solar power are substantial, numerous property owners discover that the benefit, distinct functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Leading Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize and even remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big portion of your monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a terrific return on your investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity costs cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their solar panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy costs have increased by an average of 3 percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical energy rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a business or homeowner with rising and falling capital, going solar also assists you better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your residential or commercial property value
Multiple research studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater property worths and offer faster 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, demand for homes geared up with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and an essential element of attaining energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from rate changes in international energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Foundation, 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 tasks in the nation. This growth is anticipated to continue. Due to the fact that solar-related tasks tend to be higher paying and can not be contracted out, they are a significant factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical residential solar panel system will get rid of three to four loads of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social responsibility are very important components of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that decide to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of consumer buying decisions, creating goodwill and improving business outcomes.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Lots of homeowners decide to finance their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and looks after setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy business are well-known for their fluctuating and unreliable electricity costs. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can determine how much electricity will be generated, and most importantly, at exactly what cost, for at least the next 20 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 I Charge A 6 Volt Golf Cart Battery With 36 Volt Solar Panel?
Will Too Many Volts Harm The Battery? It'S A 6V Deep Cycle Battery, But Do I Need A Downstep Transformer Or Is This Not A Problem?
Solar Panel- 136 Watts 36V-42V (Depending On Sun)
The current will be limited by the internal resistance of the panel. Transformers don't work with DC.
With those numbers, the current would probably be limited to somewhere in the 2-4 amp range. I don't know the size of the battery, but this would probably not harm it, as this is probably only a trickle charge.
However, most of the energy from the panel would be wasted under those conditions. the 136 watts winds up as 24 watts into the battery, the rest wasted as heat in the solar panel. In fact, the panel may not work well under those conditions, it may overheat.
A good charge controller (an electronic box) will adjust the output voltage and input voltage to maximize the transfer to the battery and also prevent overcharging.
edit: downstepper? interesting term. Actually it is a DC-DC converter that converts 24 to 12 volts. But the specs say the input can't go above 28 volts, so that is not the proper device, it would burn out. And it would damage the battery aksi, And you want an output tailored for charging a battery, not a fixed voltage.
Again, get a charge controller that is specified for your battery voltage and size. they present the proper load to the solar panel to get the most power out of it, and also control the battery charging to charge it at the proper rate.
Can Solar Panels Help Stop Global Warming?
Since Solar Panels Work By Converting Light Into Electricity, Wouldn'T That Heat Coming From Sunlight Actually Be Captured By The Solar Panels, Or Will The Energy In The Form Of Heat Not Be Consumed Solar Panels?
The only thing they do is replace other forms of power generation, like fossil fuels. For that, they help stop global warming.
It doesn't matter if the light is converted to heat or electricity. Eventually, all energy ends up as heat, like your TV or microwave. And all that light is shining down on the surface of the Earth whether or not a solar panel is underneath it.
Why Are The Conservatives So Anti Environmental?
Jimmy Carter Put Up Solar Panels At The White House . When Reagan Got Elected He Took Them Down. Now All You Non Believers Want To Build More Soot Spewing Coal Fired Power Plants.I Don'T Get It, Why Are You So Against Renewable Energy? As In Solar, And Wind Generated Energy.
I don't get it either - even if you don't believe in global warming, do you really think all of these things like factories are good for the environment? It just seems like common sense to use things that don't have such detrimental effects.
Why Have Not So Many Americana'S Switched To Solar Heating?
Fossil Fuels Will Be Running Out. They Are Not Enviornmental Friendly To The Enviornment. The Cutting Of Trees For Fuel Takes The Oxygen Out Of The Air Of The Earth. The Ozone Layer Is Disappering Slowly. Smog And Pollution Are Not Creating Havoc With Personnal Health And Causing A Crisises In Cancer Risk. They Also Create Acid Rain That Destroys The Oxgenating Plants And Food Sources In Which We Eat.
Solar Heating Is Cheaper And Pays For Itself After Installation. Federal And State Governments Offer Incentives For Heating Credits And Enviornmental Tax Credits For Installing Solar Or Wind Energy.
Farmers Can Recieve Agricultural Grants.Public And Non Profits Will Receive Tax Incentives For Solar Systems.
Would You Switch To Solar Energy ,And If Not Why ?
Would You Like To Have A Lesser Electric And Heating Bill ?
Would You Like To Resell Back The Energy You Created To The Power Companie?
This Is A Poll For My College Paper. Please Assist In My Poll.
Up until very recently solar panels were not very efficient, and you would have to cover your whole house with panels and still need power from the power company, all with a large up front financial investment. This has discouraged the move to solar. It is changing rapidly, and when the ratio moves enough in the other direction so that when you switch you will no longer need to buy power and can in many instances sell your surplus back to the power grid, you can bet the change will happen fast.
Is It Possible To Have Transparent Solar Panels That Can Act As Windows? Is It Safe?
not as windows itself but part of the architecture
here are some examples