Environmental Benefits

Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

Installing a solar system on your home could be the equivalent to:

  • Eliminating thousands of miles of driving
  • Planting hundreds of new trees

Did You Know?

  • Every 5,000 kilowatt hours of energy a solar system generates is equivalent to taking 3 metric tons of carbon out of the environment.
  • Every hour the sun beams enough energy to the earth to meet the entire planet’s energy needs for an entire year.
  • Solar energy has increased by around 20% per year over the last 15 years

Source: National Geographic



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Learn More About Solar

  • How Solar Works

    The powerful energy of the sun has powered our world for billions of years. Now it can do the same for your home. Learn how the science of solar works.

  • Solar Energy Equipment

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  • FAQs

    If you’re thinking about switching to solar, you likely have lots of questions about how it works, what it costs and how much you can save*. We answer them here.