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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 utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning unit, cleaning clothing, viewing TV, cooking dinner. All while reducing your carbon footprint, and without burning fossil fuels or putting a strain on the electrical grid. And while the environmental benefits of solar power are substantial, lots of residents find that the benefit, unique functions, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more enticing.
Top 10 Advantages of Solar Energy
#1 Significantly decrease and even eliminate your electrical bills
Whether you're a homeowner, business, or not-for-profit, electrical power costs can make up a large portion of your 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 100 percent of the energy you take in, solar will reduce your utility expenses and you'll still conserve a great deal of cash.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your financial investment
Photovoltaic panels aren't an expense-- they're one of the finest methods to invest, with returns equaling those of more conventional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to substantial electricity bill savings, the average American homeowner settles their solar panel system in 7 to eight years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus increasing energy costs
Among 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 increased by an average of three percent each year. By buying a solar energy system now, you can repair your electricity rate and secure against unpredictable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a company or house owner with fluctuating money circulation, going solar likewise assists you much better projection and handle your expenditures.
#4 Boost your home or business worth
Multiple research studies have actually discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and offer quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are increasingly taking solar setups into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as homebuyers end up being more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties geared up with photovoltaic 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 achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to create electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from rate variations in international energy markets.
#6 Create jobs and assist your regional economy
According to The Solar Foundation, the solar market included jobs 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 anticipated to continue. Because solar-related jobs tend to be higher paying and can not be outsourced, they are a substantial contributor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a great way to lower your carbon footprint. Buildings are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly decrease that number. A typical property photovoltaic panel system will remove three to four tons of carbon emissions each year-- the equivalent of planting over 100 trees yearly.
#8 Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability
Sustainability and business social obligation are very important components of an organization's culture and values. They likewise produce bottom line results. Progressively, customers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding services that opt to operate responsibly. Companies are discovering that "green" qualifications are a powerful motorist of customer purchasing choices, creating goodwill and improving business results.
#9 Start Saving from Day 1
Solar purchase power agreements (PPAs) and solar leasing has actually made it possible for homeowners to go solar for little or no cash down.
Many property owners pick to fund their photovoltaic panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" financing options. This suggests that a third-party business-- the solar provider-- owns the solar system and takes care of setup, upkeep, tracking and repairs. You just pay the solar supplier for electrical energy-- less than you would've paid the energy business.
Since June 2013, 75% of all American homes have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The utility business are notorious for their varying and unreliable electrical energy rates. There is plainly an upward pattern.
With solar panels and basic math, we can compute how much electrical power will be produced, and most significantly, at exactly what rate, for at least the next Twenty Years (repaired 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
Where Does The Suns Energy Go?
Hi, Ive Recently Learnt The Law Of Conservation (Energy Can'T Be Lost Or Gained, Only Converted), And So I Wondered Where All This Heat Energy Goes To. I Know Some Of It Bounce Back Out (Greenhouse Effect N'All That), But Still, Thats A Lot Of Accumalated Energy.
If Earth stays at a constant temperature, then it is emitting as much light as it's receiving from the Sun (heat in = heat out, so no net heat change). It does this by reflecting about 30% of incoming sunlight and then it heats up and re-radiates the other 70%.
Everything with a temperature radiates light, and this is explained by Planck's law combined with the properties of the object:
Mostly Earth radiates at infrared. If you heated it up a lot, it would radiate in the visible (like when you heat up iron and it glows red, or a tungsten light bulb heats up and gives out light). That is how the solar energy eventually escapes.
Before it escapes, however, it might move into the ocean, or be used to evaporate some water, or be absorbed and re-emitted loads of time by greenhouse gases. Here's a schematic to try and get your head around!
How Can Heat Trapped In Car Interiors Be Converted To Electricity Or Stored For Energy Conservation?
Anyone Who Has Parked A Car In Summer Heat Knows That A Car Acts As A Giant Solar Collector. The Air In The Car Is Warmed By Sunlight; The Heat Is Trapped Inside The Car Interior; And Temperatures Rise To Around 120 Degrees Fahrenheit Or More. This Excess Heat Seems Like A Great Lost Free Energy Resource. I Know That Research Is Being Done In Methods To Convert Heat To Electricity. Is Anyone Looking At A Device To Capture This Heat Energy From Car Interiors? If A Device Is Not Practical For One Individual Car, What About Huge Factories, Office Complexes, Shopping Centers, Or Other Places Where Large Numbers Of Cars Are Parked And Stay Parked For Hours At A Time? Couldn'T A Heat Collection System Be Devised To &Quot;Siphon Off&Quot; The Heat From The Interior Of All Those Autos And Turn It Into Some Sort Of Useful Energy Resource? Does Anyone Have Ideas Or Know Of Developments In Progress To Look At This Idea? I Saw Where A Complex In Sweden Is Recycling/Reusing The Excess Heat That Escapes From People'S Bodies (And Other Sources) And Saving 20 Percent On Heating Costs. If That Can Be Done, Surely Some Practical System Could Be Devised To Reuse The Heat Trapped In All The Cars Around Urban Areas! And If The Method Could Make Your Auto Cooler And More Comfortable At The Same Time, What A Wonderful Bonus That Would Be.
This is basically a solar heating system and not a very efficient one. If you want to use solar power to heat something it can be done much better and economically using a system designed specifically for that purpose.
Why Can'T Solar And Wind Energy Be Stored In Hydrogen?
One Of The Problems With Solar/Wind Energy Is That There Is No Easy Way To Store The Energy Produced. This Means Expensive, Environment-Destroying Transmission Lines Have To Be Built From A Solar / Wind Farm To The Destination Where The Energy Will Ultimately Be Used. The Opposite Is True For Nuclear, Coal, & Gas. Simply Don'T Burn The Fuel, And It Will Remain Unused Indefinitely. You Can Store It As Long As You Want To And Move It From Place To Place And Release The Energy To Do Work Only When You Need To.
So Yeah... Unfortunately Wind And Solar Farms Generate Energy That Has To Be Used Immediately. You Can Store Small Amounts In Traditional Batteries, But There Is No Way You Can Store Enough To Power A Whole City For A Year.
Here'S My Idea: Use The Electrical Energy From Wind And Solar Farms To Break Up Water Via Hydrolysis Into Oxygen And Hydrogen. Release The Oxygen Into The Air (I'M Sure No One Will Complain That We'Re &Quot;Polluting&Quot; The Air With Life-Giving Oxygen!) And Store The Hydrogen. Yes, It'S A Flammable Gas But With Today'S Technology And Safety Devices, It Can Be Safely Stored And Transported. Then, Whenever You Need Energy, Simply Burn The Hydrogen. Those Of You Who Have Taken Chem 101 Know That The Only &Quot;Waste&Quot; Product From Burning Hydrogen Is 100% Pure Water.
It'S A Win-Win Environmentally And Energy-Storage Wise. There'S No Need For Toxic Chemicals In Batteries To Store Energy, And There'S No Need To Burn Anything That Creates Smoke Or Other Toxic Waste Products Or Pollution.
I'M Sure I'M Not The First One To Think Of This. So My Question Is... Why Isn'T My Idea Being Implemented On A Mass Scale? What'S Wrong With It?
The problem is that there is little widespread dependency on wind and solar power, and is largely used for specific, small scale applications where nearly all of the power gained is utilised as a 'top up' to conventional power sources. This means there is little to no surplus in energy gains, and if there is then it is unlikely that the facilities would be available (or affordable) due to its limited usage.
The current profitability of wind and solar power is low enough as it is, and it is highly unlikely that small, renewable energy companies, while having to compete with large and well established fossil fuel companies, will be able to afford the facilities for cost effective hydrogen production and storage on a large enough scale. Most renewable energy companies are still fighting to regain the costs of initial project developments; it’s unlikely there will even be a surplus to convert to hydrogen in many cases as these companies are selling all the energy they can at the rate they can supply it.
How Do I Clean My Photovoltaic (Solar) Panels?
I Have Flat Solar Panels (Like This Http://Www.Sanyo.Com/Industrial/Solar/Index.Cfm?Productid=1232) Mounted On My Roof. Even After Hosing Them Down, They Still Have A Fine Coating Of Pollen, Etc. I Really Don'T Want To Get Onto The Roof To Clean Them, So Is There Anything Out There That Will Help Me Get Them Clean From The Ground? Or Something To Make It Easier If I Do Have To Get Up There?
If yours are covered in glass, like mine, try those window washer thingies that they use in gas stations. I know you will have to climb up there to use them, but it makes it quite easy and quick to clean...
How Can You Use The Grant You Get For Repairs To Your House.?
The Program Is 15000 Toward Repairs. I Was Wondering What You Could Do For Repairs. Could You Get A Fridge And Stove If The House Dont Have One. And Carpet And Tile
Would have to know exactly what program you are talking about but typically its only structural/permanent items in the house so appliances usually don't count.
But floors doors windows walls countertops decks patios A/C Furnace hotwater heater all good If you did solar panels you could double up cause theres grant and tax creds out for that now too.