About Solar Energy

Solar Energy Outshines All Others

Did you know, there is so much solar energy hitting the earth’s surface that even a single year of sunshine exceeds all known energy reserves of oil, coal, natural gas and uranium put together? In fact, in a single hour, the amount of power from the sun that strikes the Earth is more than the entire world consumes in a year.

Solar energy is the most abundant energy resource on earth.

Even in the renewables field, the energy from the sun far outweighs any other kind of renewable energy, mostly because wind, hydro, biomass and waves are also in turn the direct result of the sun’s light and heat. To create a more sustainable future, we need to change the way we generate and use energy. Solar energy creates pure, clean, and renewable power, a perfect alternative to fossil fuels. Clearly, we have a source of unlimited clean energy – we’re just not capturing it!

Benefits of a Solar Energy System

✓ Incredible Environmental Benefits
✓ Most Abundant Energy Source on Earth
✓ Low Maintenance
✓ Increased Property Value
✓ Renewable Energy Finance
✓ Economical way to generate energy
✓ Share stored energy in virtual power plant
✓ Choose where to use energy around the home
✓ Drive progress in the renewable industry

Investing in Solar Energy

Solar energy use has surged thanks to rapidly falling prices and gains in efficiency. There’s a big push for renewables, for obvious reasons. They don’t increase our carbon footprint or exacerbate global warming, like burning fossil fuels does. We can’t, and shouldn’t, continue using oil and coal forever — we are changing the Earth’s atmosphere and causing irreversible damage. And why would we? When we have the most incredible renewable source already gifted to us! We must remember we live on a miracle planet, and it should be protected as such. One day, we’ll be able to capture all of the energy that our sun provides. But it’s going to take investment, and innovation. And we must act quick.

Solar Energy Reduces Your Electricity Bill Forever

The first silicon solar cell, the precursor of all solar-powered devices, was built by Bell Laboratories in 1954. The New York Times called the milestone, “the beginning of a new era, leading eventually to the realization of one of mankind’s most cherished dreams – the harnessing of the almost limitless energy of the sun for the uses of civilization.” We are living in a time our ancestors only dreamed of. Solar energy is one of the most economical ways to generate electricity. See the upfront installation costs as an investment, to reduce your electricity bill forever, and to alleviate strain on the planet. Every day delayed is another day your home could be capturing solar energy. Take radical responsibility for your home’s energy and drive change away from reliance on the grid. Add battery storage to your setup and you could even join a virtual power plant where stored energy in your battery can be used by others in return for a subsidy. This facilitates a sense of solar community, all working together toward a cleaner, more sustainable environment.

Produce. Store & Consume All Your Own Energy.

How Solar Energy Works

Solar energy uses Photovoltaic Cells to capture the energy of the sun in the form of DC energy as the visible light particles from the sun (photons) bombard the solar panel and dislodge electrons creating electricity. The DC energy needs to be converted via a solar inverter to AC energy, this AC energy is what is used in your home. Your inverter is wired into your main switch board where the AC energy is utilised in your home. Excess solar energy is stored in a battery if there is one installed which can be used at night or when solar is in short supply, bringing you closer to that $0 power bill.

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