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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 ac system, cleaning clothing, watching TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning nonrenewable fuel sources or putting a pressure on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of homeowners discover that the benefit, special functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly reduce and even remove your electric costs
Whether you're a house owner, service, or not-for-profit, electricity costs can comprise a big portion of your regular monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll generate 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 minimize your utility costs and you'll still save a lot of cash.
#2 Make a terrific return on your financial investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electricity costs savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy rates. In the past 10 years, residential electrical power costs have actually gone up by an average of 3 percent each year. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electrical energy expenses. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling money flow, going solar also helps you better projection and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home value
Multiple studies have discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more quickly than non-solar houses. Appraisers are significantly taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, need for properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a crucial component of accomplishing 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 variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A normal domestic solar panel system will eliminate three to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Significantly, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that decide to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no money down.
Lots of property owners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing alternatives. This implies that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the planetary system and takes care of setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar 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 Financial investment
The utility companies are notorious for their varying and undependable electrical energy costs. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electricity will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what cost, for a minimum of the next Twenty 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
How Can I Charge An Electric Car With Solar Power?
If It Takes 240 Volts To Charge An Electric Car And 8 Hrs As A Short Charge. How Large Would It Have To Be And Is It Possible To Design A Portable Solar Panel System To Store In The Car Trunk And Use It When Needed To Charge The Car When Traveling?
Please check your other question for a discussion of the size of the solar panel required to charge a vehicle here: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?... In my answer I mentioned that the charge required depends upon the size of the battery, the charging time required and the amount of usage anticipated. I gave some examples of what would be required for the Nissan Leaf. (a dashboard trickle charger, a 34sq meter daily charger or a 66 panel 20KW power supply for constant usage)
Solar panels stored in a trunk might only work if you anticipate traveling at night and then charging the car during the day. Do you then intend to limit your range of travel to the battery capacity or do you feel the need to travel further?
Solar panels that could fit into a trunk would have to be flexible panels. The present efficiency of these panels is about 1/2 that of the rigid counterparts which would require a doubling of the size already mentioned. Therefore approximately 68 sq meters or more than 730 sq ft of flexible solar panels would have to be stuffed into the trunk of a nissan leaf to be able to top off the battery in a day.
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Solar Panels On The House?
I Want To Know How Many Solar Panels To Use To Power My Ac And Water Heater
you cant use solar panels to power your house,
it would take more than you can afford,and space to mount them
and all the equip required to hook it up.
what they don,t tell you is
you need a Battery bank [24 to 48 batteries], deep cycle
,[one that will convert 12 volts to 110, at the wattage you need ]
a transfer switch, rated at 100 amps
a 45 watt panel is around $300
Can I Connect An Ac Motor To The Solar Board Directly?
There Were No Dealer Of Solar Panel Here, So I Decided To Buy The Solar Board Which Will Arrive By Next Week. How Can I Make The Ac Motor Work If I Can'T Connect The Solar Board To The Ac Motor Directly?
I would pick up some books on solar panels make sure you get one that has information with basic electronic information. Solar panels make a dc voltage in most cases unless it has some type of inverter built in this would be rare. Depending on the size most are low wattage. I would guess it doesn't have the power to run the ac motor even if you could.
If you could you would need a voltage regulator and a inverter to turn the dc to ac. You would need some type of battery to use as a capacitor.
Your best bet would be to charge a battery system then buy a inverter to run off the battery and a battery charger with built in regulator they're cheap check ebay.. You could put the motor on a timer to give the panel time to charge the battery before running. This is what i would do if i wanted to say pump water for cattle on a low budget.
Solar Panels Convert _______ Energy To __________ Energy Which Can Be Used To Heat Water.?
Solar Panels Convert _______ Energy To __________ Energy Which Can Be Used To Heat Water.
sunlight is electromagnetic radiation
thermal energy causes things to heat up, not chemical. chemical energy has to be converted to thermal energy in order to heat something up
People Who Are Environmentalist, What Is Better To Use Solar, Biomass, Or Wind Energy If All The Oil Ran Out?
If All The Oil In The World Ran Out And We Needed A Resource To Equal Oil, Which One Would An Environmentalist Choose. Of Course They Are Trying To Help And Protect The Earth. Which One Of These Would Be Chossen By An Environmentalist? Please Answer My Question. Thank You!
The sun, for all practical purposes, is an endless source of energy but cold climates, cold seasons and cloudy weather impact our ability to access it. We need to find a combination of energy sources and consistently rely on natural sources, such as wind and even controversial hydroelectric to meet our planet's needs.
We also need to re-engineer our products that require energy. We can design far more efficiently and still be able to cool and heat our homes, schools and businesses. The Green Star program is just scratching the surface when it comes to energy efficient appliances, etc.
I rate biomass third because it creates pollution while solar and wind do not.