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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 resident to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, watching TV, 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 benefits of solar power are significant, numerous home owners find that the convenience, unique functions, and expense savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Leading Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Considerably decrease or perhaps remove your electric bills
Whether you're a homeowner, service, or nonprofit, electrical power costs can make up a big part of your month-to-month costs. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will lower your energy costs and you'll still save a great deal of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the finest ways to invest, with returns matching those of more standard investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical energy costs 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 against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the capability to hedge energy costs. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical energy prices have gone up by approximately 3 percent yearly. By purchasing a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with rising and falling money circulation, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home or business worth
Numerous research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher property worths and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers become more educated about solar, need for properties equipped 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 a key element of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capacity to create electricity from the sun, we can also insulate our nation from price changes in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all jobs in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a great method to decrease 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 typical domestic solar panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your dedication to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social duty are necessary elements of a company's culture and worths. They also produce bottom line results. Significantly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that opt to operate properly. Services are finding that "green" credentials are a powerful chauffeur of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and improving service results.
#9 Start Conserving 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 money down.
Numerous house owners select to finance their solar panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar service provider for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
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 companies are notorious for their changing and unreliable electrical power rates. There is plainly an upward trend.
With photovoltaic panels and simple math, we can compute just how much electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what rate, for a minimum of 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 Choose A Solar Powered Water Feature?
I'M Looking To See The Advantages Of A Solar Powered Water Feature Compared To A Normal Mains Powered One.
What Are The Differences And Are There Any Real Benefits?
Instead of an electricity supply, solar powered water features use photo-voltaic panels to generate low-voltage electricity from the sun’s rays. The power generated should be enough to power a pump for a waterfall or a self-contained feature.
Solar-powered water features allow you to place a water feature anywhere in your garden or yard or even on your balcony, as long as the solar panels can be positioned to catch the sunlight.
The solar panel can either be incorporated into the water feature itself or have a separate, remote panel which is connected by a wire and can be fastened to a wall or fence to allow for best positioning in the sunlight.
A solar-powered fountain in a bird bath is a great way to attract birds to your garden and gives them clean drinking water and a place to splash about though you will need to add fresh water regularly.
A useful safety feature to look out for is cut-off switch that will turn the pump off if all the water in the reservoir evaporates or escapes due to a leak.
Solar-powered water features are generally quick and easy to install and provide an environmentally friendly way improve your outdoor living space.
How Solar Panel Works ?
How Does Solar Panel Make Electricity ?
when sunlight hits a solar panel the photons from the light hit a layer in panel that converts it into electrons through conduction, thus making electricity
Which Is The Best Stock In The Solar Industries ?
For Investments In Solar Stocks Which Are The Best In The World ?
Hands Down the best solar company is the world is First Solar (FSLR), they have projects all over the world in many different counties including a new large Solar Panel Project in China. Also, another company that is a good solar company is Suntech Power (STP). Hope that helps.
New Building Codes To Promote Solar Panel Installation On Private Homes?
Yes? Might be a good idea. But at some point the local power company is going to be in trouble because they're expected to supply power when your solar panel isn't working - and then BUY excess power from the solar collector.
And at some point, the power company will go out of business...... So this issue will have be addressed.
Also........... you know that any day, any year, now there's going to be a breakthrough in solar collectors. So if you put a boatload of money into solar collectors and then three weeks later they invent one which gathers 5 times more power, you're going to cuss yourself for having jumped the gun. This is why a lot of people hold off getting these things. There's a LOT of inventions yet to come in this field. Right now solar collectors aren't that efficient.
Why Solar Panel Are So Expensive?, Low Demand?
In 1960 The Production Cost Of Ic (Integrated Circuits) Was $1000/Ic, Now The Cost Are Cents Or Less Because The High Demand And The Improvement Of The Production Process. At That Time The Only Demand For Ics Was Military And Space Programs.
Are There People Interested In Not Promoting The Demand And/Or Production Improvement Of Solar Panels (Oil, Car Companies) Or It Is Only A Technological Issue?
In 1960, $1000 may not even have bought 1 watt of solar cells, but today, 1 watt (a fraction of a cell) costs about $4. So prices have come down.
The difference between solar panels and IC's are that solar panels have a lot of raw material, and IC's have very little. The material cost (not counting processing) of an IC may be just a few cents, but a solar panel has a significant amount of silicon, not to mention an aluminum frame, and hermetically sealed low-iron glass. So a solar panel can never be 25 cents, any more than a double-pane glass window can be 25 cents.
That said, I think panel prices will drop some 20-25 percent in 2009.