Solar Power!

A Renewable Resource Gifted by the Sun

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Where is Solar power available?

Solar power is available planet-wide. As solar power derives from the Sun, this renewable resource is obtainable wherever the Sun's light is visible.


Benefits

  • Solar power helps to slow/stop global warming

  • Solar power may save society billions or trillions of dollars by potentially preventing global warming
  • Solar power saves consumers money on heating expenses
  • Solar power provides energy reliability
  • Solar power provides energy security
  • Solar power provides energy independence
  • Solar power creates jobs

Disadvantages

  • Sun doesn’t shine 24 hours a day
  • When the sun goes down or is heavily shaded, solar panels stop producing electricity
  • If we need electricity during hours when the sun is not shining, we have to get energy from some other source