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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 a/c, washing clothes, watching TV, cooking dinner. All while minimizing 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 residents discover that the convenience, unique features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are much more enticing.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically minimize and even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a property owner, organization, or not-for-profit, electricity expenses can make up a big portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll produce 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 minimize your energy bills and you'll still conserve a lot of cash.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't a cost-- they are among the very best methods to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electrical power costs cost savings, the typical American property owner settles their photovoltaic panel system in 7 to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Safeguard versus rising energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of photovoltaic panels is the ability to hedge utility prices. In the past 10 years, residential electrical energy prices have actually gone up by an average of three percent every year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and safeguard against unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a service or homeowner with fluctuating capital, going solar also assists you much better projection and manage your costs.
#4 Boost your property worth
Multiple studies have actually found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have greater home worths and sell faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, need for homes equipped 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 component of achieving energy self-reliance in the United States. By increasing our capability to generate electrical power from the sun, we can also insulate our country from rate variations in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the overall U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This growth is anticipated to continue. Because solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial factor to the United States 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 considerably decrease that number. A typical property photovoltaic panel system will eliminate 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social responsibility are necessary components of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding companies that pick to operate responsibly. Services are finding that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of consumer getting choices, developing goodwill and improving company results.
#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 money down.
Many property owners opt to finance their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding alternatives. This suggests that a third-party company-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, upkeep, monitoring 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 Investment
The utility companies are well-known for their varying and undependable electrical power prices. There is clearly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple math, we can calculate how much electrical energy will be generated, and most significantly, 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
How Does Solar Energy Lowers Water Pollution?
I Know Solar Energy Reduces Low Air Pollution, But Idk Anything About Low Water Pollution?
Solar energy reduces water pollution by not creating pollution at all. The more energy created by solar power, the less is needed from conventional sources (coal, oil, natural gas) that pollute the air and water.
For example, air pollution raises the acidity in rain water, which changes the pH in the resulting runoff which goes into rivers and lakes. Also, some forms of mining or drilling for energy sources can pollute the water; there's a big controversy about a new method of extracting natural gas called "fracking." It has been blamed for a lot of water pollution in some areas. Run a search on fracking and you'll find a lot of disturbing videos on YouTube.
Solar, wind, geothermal and tidal energy sources do not generate pollution and should be explored. (Also, they don't result in revenue streams to countries who fund terrorism, another nice side benefit.)
Ok.I Can See Building The Solar Panel For Cheap, But How Much Is The Power Inverter?U Need To Change Dc To Ac.?
Those sites that advertise you can build your own solar panel cost effectively are misleading. http://www.nlcpr.com/Deceptions6.php
But to answer your question, an inexpensive inverter that's intended to plug into the cigarette lighter socket in a car is about $50 - but you can often find something for $19.99 on sale. Here are some examples (I don't endorse these, it's just an example): http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory....
How Can You Terraform Mars Without A Moon, And With No Fossil Fuels, How Do You Think It Will Turn Out?
How Can You Terraform Mars Without A Moon, And With No Fossil Fuels, How Do You Think It Will Turn Out?
Why worry about fossil fuels? There's solar panels, nuclear power, possibly fusion, thermal differential...
And why is a moon important? Mars doesn't have oceans, so zero need for tides.
You do need to worry about the near vacuum for an atmosphere, weak gravity, no molten core (weak to nonexistent magnetic field), incoming meteoroids, radiation and few other things that makes life their awkward.
How Much Does It Cost To Get Solar Panels For Your Home? Where Do You Find It, Is This Available Everywhere?
On average, a turn key photo voltaic system will cost you about $4 per Watt. There may be some incentive rebate offers by your state, local government and possibly your electricity provider to help ease the cost of installation.
As to solar energy being available everywhere, for the most part, it is. However, different areas have a better solar production level than others. Arizona often rates as one of the best states for installing PV systems. Florida is also a good state too. On the other hand, areas around Seattle might not do so well.
Check out the link below to learn more about solar energy.
What Are Some Reliable Sources Arguing Against Wind And Solar Power As Renewable Energy Resources?
I Am Writing A College Level Research Paper Arguing That Wind And Solar Power Are Not Reliable Renewable Energy Resources, Especially For Large Scale Energy Production. There Is No Lack Of Information On The Internet. My Problem Is Finding Reliable Sources That I Can Quote And Cite And Also Argue Against These Wind And Solar Energy. Ideally, These Sources Would Relate To Location/Climate Problems, Low Energy Production, High Construction/Maintenance Costs. I Am Also Writing About Biomass And Hydroelectric Power Being A Better Solution So A Source Comparing These With The Wind And Solar Power Resources Would Also Be Very Beneficial. If There Is Anyone Out There Who Knows Some Sources I Can Use I Would Appreciate Any Help.
You do have a problem as few, if any, reliable sources would count these proven resources out of any plausible energy production equation. The costs have been dropping drastically and the efficiencies increasing rapidly. Both wind and solar power sources are currently in use around the world as alternatives to the use of finite consumable fuels. Hydro-electric and biomass production should be looked at as additional means and not as either / or replacements. The goals are the same, an infinite source of affordable energy that does little to no damage to the environment.
Personally, and take it as such, I would like to see all avenues of renewable resources funded as much as possible. I think the answer is not going to be found in one form of energy but in a combination of many. Linking the best forms to their most suitable use would be a likely means for gaining the best possible outcome while incurring the least harm.
Even here in Alaska, solar has found many uses, wind farms are being purposed and hydro-electric is on the horizons. Diversity just may be the answer while these new forms of energy continue to evolve.