WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF SOLAR ENERGY?
- According to the Department of Energy, the amount of sunlight that strikes the earth's surface in an hour and a half is enough to handle the entire world's energy consumption for a full year.
- It provides a clean, low-cost, reliable energy source that is available to homeowners, communities, businesses, and governments.
- Use of solar energy will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as other pollutants.
- A thriving solar energy industry will create U.S. jobs through domestic solar manufacturing and distribution.
Updated: September 2022, Erin Bennett