Interesting Facts about Solar Energy in Kansas City


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Did you know that you can make your home more energy efficient by investing in solar? Here are the few amazing facts about solar energy. For more details, visit


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Interesting Facts About Solar Energy – Take Go Green Challenge! :

Interesting Facts About Solar Energy – Take Go Green Challenge!


What is Solar Energy? Solar energy refers to energy from the sun. The sun has produced energy for billions of years. Solar energy technologies use the sun’s energy to light homes, produce hot water, heat homes and electricity.


What Are The Benefits of Solar Energy? The main benefit of solar energy is that it does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest sources of energy. It is renewable sources of energy requires low maintenance and are easy to install.


Fact #1 – 170,000 billion watts from the Sun hits earth every moment Fact #2 - In one hour, the Sun provides more energy to Earth than the whole world uses all year. Approximately 120,000 terawatts (TW) hit the Earth’s surface each day. Over the course of a year, the world only uses 15 TW of energy.


Fact #3 – About two thirds of the global solar PV capacity has been installed in the last 2.5 years – in 2002 it was just 2.2GW, but is now in excess of 140GW. Fact #4 - California currently has the largest solar power plant in the world. Covering 1000 acres are nine solar thermal plants in the Mojave Desert.


Fact #5 – You get paid for all the electricity you produce regardless of whether you use it in the home or sell it back to grid via a scheme known as the Feed-in Tariff. Fact #6 - Solar panels actually increase the value of your home since they reduce your electric bill. This is like having extra money in the bank.


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