Solar Energy: Fast Facts, Stats, and Trends You Need to Know  

Let’s get real on solar energy technology please? Pollution, climate change, earth’s deterioration—these harmful threats continue to pressurize humanity and the globe’s natural resources. The best way we can fight these threats is to be more environmentally responsible. For instance, opt for public transportation, reduce the use of single-use plastic, go for organic food choices, and reduce your energy consumption.

One of the best and most sustainable investments you can is switching to renewable sources like solar panels to mitigate your impact on the environment. Solar energy technologies utilize the sun’s energy to produce hot water, as well as heat and light homes.

However, a lot of people still wonder: why go for renewable energy.

Why should you consider going solar?

Solar energy is the most popular and sustainable energy source in the world. Solar panels bring upon little to no harmful effect on the environment compared to power plants, which emit greenhouse gases and pollutants. Moreover, one of its main benefits is that it doesn’t generate pollutants and is a clean source of energy. It’s also easy to install and requires low maintenance.

If you desire to shift to a sustainable lifestyle entirely, it takes more than tweaking your daily habits like conserving water and reducing your electric consumption. For significant results, switching into a completely free source of renewable energy can make a huge difference not only in your life but also for the environment.


The use and benefits of solar energy continue to rise. Mind you with no signs of slowing down. In fact, solar panels cost significantly cheaper today. Especially with its price falling: 99% since 1977. The industry also stands sturdy on its own and will. Which is the will to continue and push forward.

As long as the sun shines, solar energy is there. For it can always be used to power houses, businesses, and other properties.

Still need a little more convincing? Let’s have a look at some surprising statistics. All about solar energy technology. So these stats can help you gauge its value and impact. Especially related to the future of electricity.

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The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.

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