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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 clothing, viewing TELEVISION, cooking supper. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the ecological benefits of solar power are substantial, many homeowners discover that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more attractive.
Top 10 Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Drastically reduce and even eliminate your electrical costs
Whether you're a homeowner, company, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a big part of your month-to-month expenses. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create totally free power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don't produce 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will lower your utility bills and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Earn a great return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they are among the very best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electrical power expense savings, the average American house owner pays off their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Secure against increasing energy expenses
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the capability to hedge utility prices. In the previous 10 years, domestic electrical energy rates have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent every year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electrical power costs. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing money circulation, going solar likewise assists you better forecast and handle your costs.
#4 Boost your home or business value
Several research studies have actually discovered that homes geared up with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more rapidly 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 property buyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for homes equipped with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
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 capacity to generate electricity from the sun, we can likewise insulate our nation from price fluctuations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and help your local economy
According to The Solar Structure, the solar industry added tasks at a rate almost 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. Since solar-related jobs tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a terrific way to reduce your carbon footprint. Buildings are responsible for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A normal property photovoltaic panel system will get rid of 3 to 4 heaps of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social duty are very important components of a company's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line outcomes. Progressively, consumers and communities are acknowledging and rewarding services that pick to run properly. Organisations are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful driver of customer acquiring choices, producing goodwill and enhancing organisation results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for property owners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Numerous homeowners select to fund their photovoltaic panels with one of the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This means that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the planetary system and takes care of installation, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You simply pay the solar company for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the energy 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 utility companies are well-known for their varying and unreliable electrical power costs. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With photovoltaic panels and easy mathematics, we can calculate just how much electricity will be generated, and most notably, at what rate, for at least the next Twenty 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 You Depend On Solar Energy?
Say I Was Living In The Remote Wilderness And Was Growing Vegetables And Using Solar Energy To Power The Lamps During The Winter. Could I Depend On Solar Panels Alone To Work 12-14 Hrs A Day Without Any Hiccups What So Ever For 2-3 Months At A Time?
There's no place on earth that gets 12-14 hours of sun in the winter. The best you could do is about 12 hours, at the equator.
But with enough land and enough solar panels, anything is possible. You could have enough batteries to last through a few days of clouds and rain, or more likely, would learn to live without electricity during dark periods.
Is There A Way To Charge Deep Cycle Batteries With Free Energy Besides Solar?
I Want To Set Up Some Rechargeable Batteries To Allow For Lighting And A Small Refrigerator. I Don'T Want To Use Solar To Charge Them. Is There Another Easy Way To Keep Them Charged With Free Energy?
There is no such thing as free energy. Even human powered devices to produce electricity require calories, and that cost money for the foods. It costs more for the food for human energy to generate the electricity than to plug into the grid.
Some people get mad at me but if you do the math, you will find it costs more to human power than plug into the grid.
Hope this helps
Would It Be A Good Alternative To Generate Solar Energy In Los Angeles? Why Or Why Not?
Depends on what your interpretation of generating solar energy in Los Angeles is. Are we talking rooftop solar on houses and buildings or some kind of large scale solar facility? Encouraging rooftop solar is a good idea. Trying to put a large scale facility isn't, cost of real estate being first and foremost among the reasons why.
What Specific Topic Should I Narrow In On For My Solar Energy Analytical Report For College?
I Chose To Do A Analytical Report On Solar Energy In America For Producing Electricity.(Or Maybe A Certain State Or 2) . At First I Was Going To Compare Solar Energy To Other Sources, Then I Figured That Goes Too Deep And Actually Discredits Solar Energy Almost Since It Acquires Less Than 1 Percent Of Production Of Electricity. My Report Is A 2800 Word Report. I Was Then Thinking About Comparing Solar Technologies From Say 10 Years Ago To Now... Yet When I Do Research It Gets Way To Technically Over My Head To Understand. Please Help Me, Im So Confused And This Is Due In 5 Days. I Keep Changing Topics And Just Need To Narrow In On One Topic And Dedicate To It. Also Sources Have Been Hard To Come By That Are Recent And Not Contradictory To Other Sites. Any Topics And Credible Sites You Can Give Me I Would Be So Appreciative. Thank You So Much.
Comparing solar to other energy sources does not denigrate it because of the % it contributes to the grid. You are confused by contribution vs source. Compare the inputs and outputs of other energy sources to solar. For example coal requires expensive and dangerous mining, shipping (input), burning (extreme pollution - output). So do that for coal, oil etc and you will find that solar is one of the ways to go. Good luck - do the work.
How Can We Store Solar Energy?
If you are willing to wait millions of years you can store it in coal and oil, or if you can't wait that long you could take advantage of it being stored naturally in the wind and the waves.
If you want to store energy from a solar water heater the best means currently available is a large hot water tank, or for a solar cell an electric battery.