Saturday, June 20, 2009

Solar Facts

  • Two billion people in the world have no access to electricity. For them, solar power is a practical way to deliver at least a little electricity in rural places around the world.
  • In 40 minutes of daylight The SUN releases upon The Earth the amount of energy that is consumed by the entire population of the planet in ONE YEAR.
  • The largest purchaser of Green Power, which includes solar, is the US Air Force
  • Canadian Steve Lapp added solar panels to his Prius. he gets about an extra 8 MPG!

The bottom line is...

We need to use more solar power to our advantage!

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