A popular, renewable, and economical method of generating electricity is through the use of solar energy. The power generation process involves the collection and conversion of radiant sun light into electricity using solar cells. This energy procurement process provides an environmentally friendly, economical, and practical alternative for power generation. At GTGlobe, we offer sustainable solar-powered heating solutions as part of our initiative to accelerate the migration towards renewable energy.
Environmental Benefits of Solar Power
Solar power is a renewable energy. This means that it is collected from a naturally-replenishing, inexhaustible source, unlike its fossil fuel counterpart. Using solar energy doesn’t take away anything from the environment nor does it damage its integrity. It provides a sustainable solution in power generation while preserving our planet’s resources for generations to come.
Solar power does not contribute to air pollution. The conventional power generation method by using fossil fuels is known to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming and health problems in humans, such as carbon dioxide and methane. The solar power production process is a clean solution as the harness of sun light does not release any toxic, polluting gases.
Solar power helps the preservation of water supply. Unlike its fossil fuel counterpart, solar power does not require water to be produced, nor does it pollute water resources during its production process. The absence of water use in solar power productions helps keep water resources clean and preserve the planet’s water supply.
Economical Benefits of Solar Power
Solar power has low maintenance costs and provide long-term economic benefits. After the initial instalment of solar panels, the solar power-generating system requires little maintenance, requiring only maintenance works every 3-4 years. Once the initial solar panel instalments are completed, the subsequent collection of solar energy is completely free.
Solar power increases property resale value. An installed, well-operating solar power generation system is an attractive asset to have in a home as it provides the space with self-sufficiency in energy procurement.
Solar power can generate profit. The remaining unused solar power produced in a residential or commercial establishment can be exported and sold back to utility companies and in turn generate income these home owners.
Solar power can create jobs and stimulate local economy. The use of locally produced solar energy helps reduce dependency on foreign-imported oil and create a self-dependent power generation solution.
Solar power helps reduce the cost of environmental pollution mitigations. Solar power is a clean energy and causes little to no damages to the environment. This in turn reduces some environmental mitigation measure costs that are funded by taxpayers.