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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 property owner to utilize the sun to power daily life: running your air conditioning system, cleaning clothes, enjoying TV, cooking supper. All while reducing 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 substantial, lots of residents find that the benefit, distinct features, and cost savings of owning a solar power system are even more alluring.
Top Ten Benefits of Solar Energy
#1 Dramatically reduce or even remove your electrical expenses
Whether you're a property owner, service, or nonprofit, electrical energy expenses can make up a large portion of your regular monthly expenditures. With a photovoltaic panel system, you'll create complimentary power for your system's entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you do not produce One Hundred Percent of the energy you take in, solar will decrease your energy bills and you'll still save a lot of loan.
#2 Make a fantastic return on your investment
Solar panels aren't a cost-- they're one of the best ways to invest, with returns rivaling those of more traditional investments like stocks and bonds. Thanks to considerable electricity costs savings, the average American homeowner settles their photovoltaic panel system in seven to 8 years and sees an ROI of 20 percent or more.
#3 Protect versus rising energy expenses
Among the most clear cut advantages of solar panels is the ability to hedge utility costs. In the previous 10 years, residential electrical energy prices have actually gone up by an average of 3 percent each year. By investing in a solar energy system now, you can fix your electrical power rate and protect versus unforeseeable boosts in electricity expenses. If you're a business or house owner with fluctuating capital, going solar also helps you much better forecast and manage your expenditures.
#4 Increase your house worth
Numerous studies have discovered that houses equipped with solar energy systems have higher residential or commercial property values and sell quicker than non-solar homes. Appraisers are progressively taking solar installations into factor to consider as they value homes at the time of a sale, and as property buyers become more informed about solar, demand for residential or commercial properties equipped with photovoltaic panel systems will continue to grow.
#5 Increase U.S. energy self-reliance
The sun is a near-infinite source of energy and a key element of achieving energy independence in the United States. By increasing our capability to produce electrical power from the sun, we can likewise insulate our country from cost changes in worldwide energy markets.
#6 Develop jobs and help your regional economy
Inning accordance with The Solar Structure, the solar market added tasks at a rate almost 12 times faster than the general U.S. economy in 2015, representing 1.2 percent of all tasks in the nation. This development is expected to continue. Since solar-related tasks tend to be greater paying and can not be contracted out, they are a considerable factor to the U.S. economy.
#7 Safeguard the environment
Solar is a fantastic method to minimize your carbon footprint. Structures are accountable for 38 percent of all carbon emissions in the United States, and going solar can significantly reduce that number. A common residential solar panel system will remove three to four 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 outcomes. Significantly, consumers and neighborhoods are recognizing and rewarding organisations that pick to operate responsibly. Services are discovering that "green" credentials are a powerful motorist of customer buying choices, producing goodwill and enhancing service outcomes.
#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.
Lots of property owners decide to fund their solar panels with among the "pay-as-you-go" funding choices. This implies that a third-party company-- the solar company-- owns the solar system and looks after setup, maintenance, tracking and repairs. You merely pay the solar supplier for electrical power-- less than you would've paid the utility business.
As of June 2013, 75% of all American houses have access to pay-as-you-go solar.
#10. Solar is a Secure Investment
The energy companies are infamous for their changing and undependable electrical power prices. There is plainly an upward trend.
With solar panels and simple math, we can compute how much electricity will be created, and most importantly, at what cost, for a minimum of the next 20 years (fixed 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
How Many 200Ah Battery Will I Need In A 10Kw Off Grid Solar Energy Set.For 120-240V Input Inverter.?
My Panel Is 6000 Watts.And Ill Be Using A 10Kw 120-210 Volts Charge Controller And 10Kw 120-210 Volts Off Grid Inverter.How Will I Compute For The For Nos. Of 200Ah Battery That I Will Use.
Without knowing how long you want the battery to supply power and the battery voltage this cannot be answered.
Can We Use Solar Energy To Power A Whole House In India And Still Have Power To Give To The Electricty Board ?
Just use less electricity than you generate. Unless you have a suitable feed in tariff, the net metering contracts are usually not favorable to you selling your excess to the grid. Often so long as your production equals or is less than your monthly consumption, you get market rate on what you produce or more correctly it's discounted from what you owe on your usage but if it's greater than your monthly usage, without government subsidies, it's usually half of the market rate. The can justify half as reasonable because lead acid batteries which are the alternatives, are 50% efficient at charging.
Explain How Saving Energy And Other Resources Can Save Money.?
Here is just one recent, personal example. My husband purchased a car which runs on diesel. Now regardless of how you view diesel in an environmental context, he says that it uses half the amount of diesel to run as compared to his previous car which used premium petrol. We also have two large rainwater tanks and provide all our own water and we plan to stick some solar panels on the roof soon..(cheaper power bills in the long term.
How Does Hydroelectric Power Affect The Environment?
You put in a hydroelectric plant, which means a large dam across a large river, if you want to get anything useful out of it.
So... the dam stops water, and creates a huge reservoir behind it, which floods out huge areas of natural habitat, sometimes destroying entire ecosystems unique to that area, which will never come back. Lake Powell at the east end of the Grand Canyon is created by the Glen Canyon Dam. On the west end, Hoover Dam creates Lake Mead. Proponents will tell you that it's a good thing because it brings a "recreation center" to the area. Yeah. Whee.
On the downstream side of the dam, the water is cut to a trickle of what the flow used to be. This takes water away from the downstream habitats that depended on it. Plants, animals, etc. Further, a dam collects the river sediments behind it in the reservoir (which is a problem for the facility), but on the downstream side, this is also bad because many riverine environments depend on a continual input of sediments to replace sediments that are eroded away. Without that input, whole areas downstream can be wiped off the face of the Earth just as well as the ones that were flooded upstream.
If I were to have one real "benefit" to the environment from hydroelectric power, it would be that at least it is "clean" in terms of the physical generation and distribution of electricity. No smoke, no accidental chemical spills, nothing like that. But there are *many* more and better sources of clean energy. My favorites are geothermal, wind, wave, and solar cell/reflection.
Hydroelectric is just downright bad -- which is why the US put a moratorium on building hydroelectric dams decades ago. Today, when their lifespans are finally up, they get torn down, and the area is remediated to the best of the reasonable ability of the local area.
Is It Better To Store A Solar Battery In The Sun Or In A Drawer?
I Have A 4000 Mah, Portable Solar Battery. I Got It To Charge My E Cigs And Cell Phone, While I'M Partying I'M The Woods Next Summer. Would It Be Better To Keep It In My Window Where It Gets Charged Every Day Or Should I Put It In A Drawer Or Somewhere Out Of The Light, Until I Need To Use It.
Without batteries to store energy you would only have power when the sun was shining or the generator was running. This tutorial describes the 4 basic types of batteries & provides some good tips on the care & feeding of your batteries to maximize their performance and life.
1) RV / Marine / Golf Cart : RV or Marine type deep cycle batteries are basically for boats & campers and are suitable for only very small systems. They can be used but do not really have the capacity for continous service with many charge/discharge cycles for many years. Regular or Car type batteries should not be used at all because they cannot be discharged very much without internal damage. A very popular battery for small systems is the Golf Cart battery. They are somewhat more expensive than deep cycle recreational batteries but are probably the least expensive choice for a small system on a budget.
Industrial strength : Flooded, Gel, and AGM sealed batteries
The next 3 types are the heavier industrial type batteries. They are all also considered Deep Cycle and are usually Lead Acid types with much thicker internal plates that can withstand many deep discharge cycles. These next 3 are all designed for alternative energy systems.
2) Flooded types : These are Lead acid batteries that have caps to add water. Many manufacturers make these types for Solar Energy use. Trojan, Surrette, and Deka are probably the most well known. They are reasonably priced and work well for many years. All flooded batteries release gas when charged and should not be used indoors. If installed in an enclosure, a venting system should be used to vent out the gases which can be explosive.
3) Gel : Not to be confused with maintenance free batteries, sealed gel batteries have no vents and will not release gas during the charging process like flooded batteries do. Venting is therefore not required and they can be used indoors. This is a big advantage because it allows the batteries to maintain a more constant temperature and perform better.
4) AGM : Absorbed Glass Mat batteries are in my opinion the best available for Solar Power use. A woven glass mat is used between the plates to hold the electrolyte. They are leak/spill proof, do not out gas when charging, and have superior performance. They have all the advantages of the sealed gel types and are higher quality, maintain voltage better, self discharge slower, and last longer. The Sun Xtender series by Concorde Battery is an excellent example of AGM batteries. They are more expensive, but you usually get what you pay for. You will find this type of battery used in airplanes, hospitals, and remote telephone/cell tower installations.