Top Solar Power Myths

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Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions that people have regarding solar power. Here are a few solar power myths and the truth behind them.

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Top Solar Power Myths

  1. 1. TOP SOLAR POWER MYTHS
  2. 2. If you live in California, you know that solar power is a fairly popular topic in the news.
  3. 3. Lawmakers recently passed AB 327, which changes the way California residents use and pay for their solar energy.
  4. 4. Now, utility companies must buy back solar energy that cities, like San Francisco, generate across the state from their customers, as well as expand solar energy offerings.
  5. 5. Many other states are catching onto the solar trend, but every good thing comes with a few myths…
  6. 6. m y t h #1 “Solar power is dirty.”
  7. 7. Solar power is actually one of the cleanest energy sources we can use. TRUE FALSE
  8. 8. m y t h #2 “Solar power takes up too much land.”
  9. 9. In 2003, The Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory claimed that solar power generators could utilize a 100-by-100 mile area of desert in Nevada and generate enough electricity for the entire United States. TRUE FALSE
  10. 10. m y t h #3 “Solar power is too expensive.”
  11. 11. Over the past few decades, the price of solar energy has dramatically decreased. Some states even offer tax breaks for residents using solar power. TRUE FALSE
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