into the 21st Century
Solar power is beginning to play a larger
role in moving nations away from their traditional use of
fossil fuels like coal and natural gas, especially now that
there is a much bigger focus on eliminating greenhouse gases
that contribute to global warming.
Natural gas production contributes to
global warming in two ways:
- Methane leaks from gas production and
- Carbon dioxide from the burning of
People have shown doubt about the use of
solar in areas with less than sunny conditions, but
countries like Germany have demonstrated that solar works
even without a continuous string of sunny days.
According to information presented in the
video above, someone living in Pennsylvania in 2016 could
use tax credits to reduce the initial cost of a solar panel
installation by about 30-percent, leaving a 'payback' period
of approximately 12-years for a typical solar panel
installation costing about $21,000.
Another bright spot besides all the
Imagine selling electricity back to the power