IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Frequently asked questions

Did you know more energy from the sun falls on the earth in one hour than is used by everyone in the world in one year?


A variety of technologies convert sunlight to usable energy for buildings. The most commonly used solar technology for homes and businesses is solar photovoltaics for electricity. Businesses and industry also use these technologies to diversify their energy sources, improve efficiency, and save money. Solar photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies are also being used by developers and utilities to produce electricity on a massive scale to power cities and small towns.




What is Solar Photovoltaic Technology?


These technologies convert sunlight directly into electricity to power homes and businesses.




What is Concentrating Solar Power?


These technologies harness heat from the sun to provide electricity for large power stations




What is Solar Process Heat?


These technologies use solar energy to heat or cool commercial and industrial buildings.




What is Passive Solar Technology?


From the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: these technologies harness heat from the sun to warm our homes and businesses in winter.




What is Solar Water Heating?


From the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: these technologies harness heat from the sun to provide hot water for homes and businesses.




Additional Resources


For more information about solar energy, visit the following resources: Solar Energy Technology Basics
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Solar Energy Conversion Data
U.S. Energy Information Administration. Sunshot Initiative
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Photovoltaic Technology Basics
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Concentrating Solar Power
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Energy Kids Solar Basics
U.S. Energy Information Administration Energy Kids Clean Energy Education and Professional Development
U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy




Will Solar Save my Church/School Money?


Our programs are designed for clients like you to take full advantage of the benefits even without tax liabilities. Solar has helped many schools and churches be able to re-allocate funds they were once using to pay utilities into more important programs and ideas.





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