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Solar Energy Stats

  1. 1. 98.7% Customers Satisfied with Green DIY Energy<br />Very few GDE customers ask for a refund …indicating that the vast majority are very happy with the product<br />Source: http://r.ecommended.com/November 2010<br />
  2. 2. Leonardo Da VinciForecast the Use of Solar Power in late 1500’s<br />In the late 15th century Leonardo Da Vinci already conceived of an industrial use of solar power by employing concave mirrors to heat water<br />Source: Wikipedia, December 2010<br />
  3. 3. More energy falls on the earth in one hour in the form of sunlight than is used by the entire population in one year<br />We should be looking to use this, currently wasted resource, more effectively.<br />DIY Solar Energy is available NOW<br />Source: Wikipedia, November 2010<br />
  4. 4. Solar Energy Saves CO2<br />The energy output of a 1 KW solar energy unit is roughly equivalent to the burning of 170 pounds of coal and 300 pounds of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere.<br />Source: www.alternate-energy-sources.com, November 2010<br />
  5. 5. Worlds Largest Solar Power Plant<br />The world’s largest solar power plant is located in the Mojave Desert covering 1,000 acres of land with solar reflectors.<br />Source: www.alternate-energy-sources.com, September2010<br />
  6. 6. $3 per kwInstalled Solar Costby 2014<br />A forecast states that solar energy will become self-sustaining when the consumer price reaches sub $3 per kilowatt and that this is likely to be by 2014<br />Source: www.southernstudies.org, July 2010<br />
  7. 7. Price of Oil increased by 400% in 10 years<br />Cost of Solar Energy has DECREASED over the same period by the same amount.<br />Source: Various, November 2009<br />

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