What are the Benefits of Solar Power?
As we know, sunlight is a clean renewable energy resource that has been used for many many years. Photovoltaic panels convert energy from the sun into electricity and a few of the benefits of solar power are: Solar power produces no emissions and is replenished naturally. Solar power reduces greenhouses gases. Solar power saves the release of 1.6 lbs. of carbon dioxide for each kilowatt hour produced. Solar power saves the use of one-half gallon of water for each kilowatt of solar energy produced. Solar power saves the release of other emissions that result from the burning of fossil fuels such as nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide or mercury and solar power makes use of one of Arizona’s greatest resources – sunlight and solar power provides consumers with options to reduce their electric bills.