Solar photovoltaic power generation has long been seen as a clean energy technology that draws upon the planet’s most plentiful and widely distributed renewable energy source – the sun. Cells require protection from the environment and are usually packaged tightly in solar modules.
- Solar panels are made of silicon which is made from beach sand.
- Eliminate the need for fossil fuels and gas.
- Reduce Air Pollution
- Is one of the best ways to curb the dangerous carbon pollution that causes climate change.
Many homeowners, businesses and non-profits go solar because they are focused on minimizing environmental issues like climate change and health problems related to carbon emissions. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average household emits approximately 20 metric tons of carbon pollution each year. By installing a solar power system, a typical two-person household reduces their carbon emissions by three to four tons annually.
The electricity that solar panels produce is completely emissions-free. When you use renewable solar energy to meet your energy needs, you reduce the demand for electricity from your utility. As a result, your utility plant emits less carbon when producing the power needed to meet customer demand.