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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 house owners to utilize the sun to power everyday life: running your ac system, washing clothing, viewing TV, cooking supper. All while decreasing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental advantages of solar power are considerable, lots of homeowners find that the convenience, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are a lot more attractive.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or perhaps eliminate your electric costs
Whether you're a house owner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can comprise a big part of your regular monthly costs. With a solar panel system, you'll produce totally free power for your system's whole 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will minimize your energy expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of money.
#2 Earn a terrific return on your investment
Solar panels aren't an expenditure-- they are among the best ways to invest, with returns matching those of more traditional financial investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to significant electrical energy expense cost savings, the average American property owner pays off their solar panel system in seven to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect against increasing energy costs
One of the most clear cut benefits of solar panels is the ability to hedge energy prices. In the past 10 years, domestic electrical power prices have actually gone up by approximately 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can repair your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable increases in electricity costs. If you're a company or homeowner with ever-changing capital, going solar likewise helps you better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your home value
Several studies have actually discovered that houses geared up with solar energy systems have greater home values and offer faster than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar installations into consideration as they value houses at the time of a sale, and as property buyers end up being more educated about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with solar panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Boost U.S. energy independence
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key component of attaining energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capacity to produce electrical energy from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost fluctuations in global energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and assist your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market included tasks at a rate nearly 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the country. This development is anticipated to continue. Since solar-related jobs have the tendency to be greater paying and can not be outsourced, they are a significant contributor to the United States economy.
#7 Secure the environment
Solar is a terrific method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the U.S., and going solar can considerably decrease that number. A common property photovoltaic panel system will remove 3 to 4 lots of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees each year.
#8 Show your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and corporate social obligation are essential elements of an organization's culture and worths. They likewise produce bottom line results. Increasingly, customers and communities are recognizing and rewarding services that pick to operate properly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are an effective chauffeur of customer acquiring decisions, developing goodwill and improving company results.
#9 Start Conserving from Day 1
Solar purchase power contracts (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for house owners to go solar for little or no loan down.
Numerous homeowners select to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing choices. This indicates that a third-party business-- the solar service provider-- owns the solar system and looks after installation, maintenance, tracking and repair works. You merely pay the solar service provider for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Financial investment
The energy companies are well-known for their changing and unreliable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and simple mathematics, we can calculate how much electricity will be generated, and most significantly, at what rate, 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
What'S Up With My Solar Panel?
I Have (2) 22010 Sunlinq Solar Panels And I Decided To Try One Out Today. Each Is Rated At 12W 12V 800Ma. My Batteries In My Xbox Controller Ran Out So I Figured I Would Charge Them With My Solar Panel. I Had Good Sun This Morning. When I Hooked Everything Together The 'Ready' Light Was Lit For About 10 Seconds, Then The 'Charge' Lights In Both Bays Of My Charger Began Blinking. I Switched The Batteries To The Other Bay, But Got The Same Result So I Took Them Inside And Plugged The Same Charger And Batteries Into The Wall Outlet And They Started Charging And Finally Finished. I Tested My Solar Panel In Good Morning Sun And Got 15+ Volts. Does That Sound Probable? I Bought Some Expensive Rechargeable Batteries And Would Like Them Not To Be Destroyed. I Read The Instructions That Came With The Charger And It Says It Has A Bad Cell Detection Feature And Will Flash The 'Charge' Lights When A Bad Battery Is Detected. But They Work Fine When Plugged Into The Wall Outlet. I Am A Novice In The Area So Any Help Is Appreciated.
How were you connecting your batteries to the solar panels? If you were connecting them directly to the 12V output from the panels you were probably overloading the panels and causing the voltage to drop. You could probably charge 10 NiMH or NiCd batteries in series. The voltage of the batteries would add up to 12 volts and be fairly compatible with your solar cells. If you connected them in parallel so the voltage of the batteries were still 1.2 volts and could easily take far more than the 800 mA your solar panels put out. This would cause the voltage from the solar panels to drop and the panels would assume a bad battery and blink the warning.
How Effective Are Solar Panels Now In N E With Our 40&Quot;+ Snowfall This Month?
How Does The Snow Cover Get Removed From The Panels?
Just as there are three types of solar panels there are three answers + to your question. For solar photovoltaic panels that are used to make electricity the fine print that comes with the panels says that you have to remove the snow from the panels in order for them to work. There are actually rakes made for this purpose. http://www.roofrake.com/Productpages/sno... As an aside the efficiency of the panels will also be maintained if the panels are cleaned of dust and debris. The maintenance of removing snow and dust is one argument for having the panels on a rack on the ground.
Solar Thermal panels are intended to capture the sun's heat. Two types that make hot water are flat panels and vacuum tube collectors. The vacuum tube collectors work better in colder and cloudy areas but their efficiency prevents heat loss that might melt snow. Most of a light snow will fall between them but you are back to maintenance with a heavier snow. Flat panels are less efficient and will melt a light snow off of the panels for a heavier snow you will need the roof rake.
The last type of solar panel are solar air panels. These are most often mounted on the side of a house rather than the roof as they are intended to provide hot air to the living spaces. They are essentially like little greenhouses. Unless the snow is building up against the side of the house these should be free from a snow problem.
How Do Solar Panel Led Grow Lights Work?
I'M Just Curious Because Would You Be Able To Put Them On A Timer Like 18/6 On Or 12/12 Because A Lot Of Plants Are Photo-Period
To replace a $150 400 watt metal halide lamp with solar powered LED's would break down as follows.
60 watts of LED $150
60 watts of solar panel with inverter $250.
2) deep cycle 12V batteries $200.
$600 vs $150
When You Power A House With Solar Panels.....?
The Batteries That The Solar Panels Charge For Nighttime, How Long Do They Last? Like Total Lifetime
Unless you live in a remote location there is no need to have a storage system. I have a system that is tied to the grid, I generate about 75% of my own energy. During the day when I'm generating more than I need I sell it back to my utility, basically my meter runs backwards, then at night I use what I need. This type of system is much less expensive than an off grid system. With my state rebate and fed. tax credit, I will break even no later than my 6th year.
Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using Solar Panels?
Solar energy is a renewable energy resource and there are no fuel costs. No harmful polluting gases are produced.
Solar cells are expensive and inefficient, so the cost of their electricity is high.
Solar panels may only produce very hot water in very sunny climates, and in cooler areas may need to be supplemented with a conventional boiler.
Although warm water can be produced even on cloudy days, neither solar cells nor solar panels work at night.