How Solar Energy Fosters Neighborhood Cooperation

In a world of climate change, energy solutions have become more pressing than ever. Solar power energy offers not only environmental benefits, but it can even help others in the community with cleaner energy as well. One of the often-overlooked aspects of solar energy is how it enables neighbors to support one another by sharing cleaner energy through the grid.

Solar energy is derived from the rays of the sun. This energy is abundant, infinite, and renewable. Photovoltaic panels convert sunlight into electricity, offering a clean alternative to fossil fuels. As individuals embrace solar technology, they reduce their carbon footprint and even contribute to a more resilient and decentralized energy system.

This energy system is called the grid. Most households and businesses are connected to this grid. Solar power systems often generate more electricity than one household or business can use, especially on very sunny days. Rather than allowing this energy to go to waste, it is sent back to the grid. This process is known as net metering. Energy companies will use this extra energy and even give you money back for it through SREC programs. Then, this energy is used by neighbors so that energy companies do not need to generate as much energy as usual. Not only does this decrease the usage of fossil fuels, but you are contributing to cleaner energy usage for your neighbors as well. When you switch to solar power energy, you are decreasing your carbon footprint and even doing the same for those around you. Making the switch actually supports a greener for all. 

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