Solar Energy as an investment vehicle is not a new phenomenon. In fact, solar power has been a sound investment options longer than possibly any other renewable energy alternative. Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is now harnessed and converted to photovoltaic energy. Solar energy has always had mass appeal with the public and that appeal has manifested into widespread popularity of Solar Energy Investment.
Solar radiation, along with secondary solar-powered derived resources such as wind and wave power, hydroelectricity and biomass, account for most of the available renewable energy on earth. Only a fraction of the available solar energy today is converted as photovoltaic energy. As the realities of an unstable supply of oil set in, Governments, nations, and consumers are seeking more sustainable options. Financial markets quickly took notice of this andSolar energy investments soon emerged. The capacity as a growth option, in terms of both solar energy generated and as an Alternative Energy Investment, is nearly limitless.
Today, that there are three main uses of solar energy today. Passive heat is the heat that we receive from the sun, like when we hang dry our laundry outside. Plants use the solar light to make food. Solar thermal is when we use the sun’s heat to provide hot water for homes and swimming pools. Photovoltaic energy uses energy from the sun to power traditional electricity sources we consume on a daily basis. This process is the conversion of DC/AC to make the electricity functional.
The present-day Renewable Energy Invest is an energy industry focusing on new and appropriate renewable energy technologies.Solar energy investments are an extremely lucrative option for private investors, institutional investors, and venture capitalists to explore. Over the next few years, we will continue to see tremendous growth in the solar photovoltaic market, especially amongst the nations providing a generous FiT – Feed in Tariff (Government provided subsidies to help stimulate alternative energy development).