1. Solar power reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
Solar power is clean energy. There are no byproducts or harmful pollutants released into the atmosphere when generating solar electricity. While traditional electricity sources require the burning of coal or fossil fuels, solar panels use solar energy immediately, without the need for combustion.
2. Solar energy is a renewable resource.
The sun fuels solar panels, so there is no need to worry about rising fuel prices if your home is powered by a solar electric system. Free, clean energy is always available, so solar panels simply provide peace of mind.
3. Solar saves money.
Solar energy is free. It has always been, and always will be free. Other sources of energy, on the other hand, cost money, and the price of conventionally supplied electricity continues to rise over time.
4. Solar power can earn you money.
Depending on the particular incentives for your location, you may be eligible to earn Solar Renewable Energy Credits, or SRECs. SRECs are earned based on the amount of energy generated by your solar power system. They can then be sold, meaning that you earn money simply for having a solar system on your roof!
5. Solar power means energy independence.
You can pay off your home and your car, but you may not have considered owning your electricity source. Solar power puts you in control, so that you will not have to pay the utility company every month. Not only is this good for your wallet, you can also be assured that your household’s carbon footprint has been significantly reduced by switching to solar power.
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