ENERGY & ME: ENERGY & ME PROBLEM:: PROBLEM: Rising Energy Cost$
Home Electric Bills
Polar Cap ICE Melting-Oceans Rising
Dependence on Foreign Oil
Global Warming: Global Warming Causing Plants & Animal Extinction
Arctic: Polar Bears - Ringed Seals
Plants Blooming Earlier
Most dramatic evidence in Colder Climates
Floating Icebergs in Antarctic San Francisco, California “The Examiner”: San Francisco, California “The Examiner” Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger…
“…is leading the fight against global warming, as he signed into law an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with regulations and incentives to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases 25% by 2020”. SOLUTIONS:: SOLUTIONS: Switch to Clean Energy Alternatives
Reduce-Conserve Energy Use
Invest in Energy-Efficient Appliances
Investigate Feasibility of SOLAR ENERGY for your own Home Power…
Learn Truth about:
“Clean Air” NUCLEAR Ads
“Clean Air” COAL Ads
Current U.S. Power Production (in order): Current U.S. Power Production (in order) Finite Fossil Fuels (carbon-based)
Natural Gas – Propane - Coal - Oil
Nuclear – Uranium236 (Fission)
Geothermal (indirect solar– spotty)
Wind (indirect solar – expensive, spotty)
Direct Solar (Unlimited < 1% use)
Two Types of NUCLEAR: : Two Types of NUCLEAR: Man-Made - NUCLEAR (Fission)
SOLAR NUCLEAR (Fusion)
Nuclear FISSION: Nuclear FISSION Mining MILLIONS of TONS of Uranium Ore
Requires MILLIONS of Gallons Diesel Fuel
Requires MO-Power to Enrich Fuel Rods
Adds Waste Heat to Our Environment
DEADLY Radioactive Waste lasts Years (thousands) & Reduces Energy Security
Nuclear FUSION: Nuclear FUSION SOLAR POWER- 193,000,000 Miles away
NO Deadly Radioactive Waste
F R E E ! (Renewable Fuel Source)
Already Heating Earth (NO added heat)
NOT Produced (controlled) by ‘Big Oil’
Dependable 100%-Clean Natural Power
Two “Sides” of SOLAR FUSION: Two “Sides” of SOLAR FUSION PHOTONS (PV- Photovoltaic)
10% Conversion to Direct Current Electric
Expensive- Owned by Large OIL Firms
Cannot Absorb Heat- Degrades Each Year
NOT Feasible for Home Power at current rates
THERMO-SOLAR (Heat Energy)
50%-70% Conversion to Power
FEASIBLE- Absorbs Heat- No Degrading! Types of Thermo-Solar (in order): Types of Thermo-Solar (in order) Evacuated-Tube Collectors
Low Cost - High Performance
Safer: Hurricane & Hail Resistant
Waterless Heat Pipes Cannot Freeze
Flat-Plate (no VACUUM) Collectors
‘Tracking’ Parabolic Dishes/Troughs
‘Fixed-Place’ Solar Parabolic Troughs Why SOLAR WATER HEATING Now?: Why SOLAR WATER HEATING Now? Hot Water Now Double Portion of Bills
Electric Hot Water Same Efficiency
Air-Conditioning “SEER” from 6 to 13
2X as efficient as 25 YEARS AGO
Electric Prices have Doubled+!
Solar Water Heating Best Solar Investment
Solar Tax Credits up to $2,000/Home Existing Home SOLAR SAVINGS: Existing Home SOLAR SAVINGS Full Family System: $3995
Federal Tax Credit: $1195
NET Home Improvement: $2800
AVG. Savings $45/mo. $500+ YEAR
Complete Pay-Back <5 Years! (20%+ Return On Investment TAX-FREE!!!
Savings+Home Value+ Longer Showers! It’s Already Being Done: It’s Already Being Done China: 50% - 80% Solar 50M+ Systems
Israel: 80% - 90% Solar
Europe: 50% - 60% Solar
Spain: 40% - 50% Solar
Italy: 40%+ Solar
Greece: 65% - 70% Solar
America: < 1% Solar… New Home Solar Investment: New Home Solar Investment Pays for itself from First Year!
Positive Cash-Flow w/ 30% Tax Credit
Savings about 2X Mortgage Payments
Savings Increase EVERY Year
SOLAR Water Heating Costs are Fixed
Help Environment – Help America!
Only Risk: IF electric rates go down… Is It TIME for SOLAR?: Is It TIME for SOLAR? 19 of Last 20 years Hottest on Record
NO Power Company Promotion of SOLAR
Up to US as individuals to ACT
Grass-Roots Green-Grid A.E.I.O.U. (Y)
Am I part of the Problem? Or Solution?
Can Solar Energy Open Job Opportunity?
YES! Sales, Installations, Management +
Do all Homes Qualify for SOLAR?: Do all Homes Qualify for SOLAR? Southern Roof Area (East or West)? Or Flat Roof Area?
SUNLIT Roof Area of at least 50 sq.ft.?
Does Home have TEENAGERS?
Will Home be Owned 3 Years? (Solar will Help Sell Home in future)
QUESTIONS?: QUESTIONS? Why don’t power companies offer SOLAR?
Can we visit your Solar Showroom?
Will there ever be Solar Cooling?
Will New City Hall be Solar?
Are Builders offering Solar?
Will schools be getting Solar?
I Forget…What is A.E.I.O.U.? Thank You…: Thank You… For having me here with you today and
…for YOUR help in Greening America.