Solar Panel Facts


Did you know more than 10,000 US homes get their power entirely from solar energy.

It takes about 8 minutes for the sun rays to reach the Earth. Enough sunlight falls on Earth every minute to power the World for a year. In 1447 Da Vinci predicted a solar industrialization.

Nearly 200 years ago, Astronomer John Herschel cooked food with solar power.

Albert Einstein experimented with solar energy. He won the 1921 Nobel Peace prize for it.

Did you know if we covered a small fraction of the Sahara desert with solar panels we could power the entire world.

When silicon is taken from just one ton of sand to make solar cells, it will produce as much electricity as 500,000 tons of burning coal.

Which would you rather have, a polluted world because of coal power, or a clean world because of solar energy?

The question is, why hasn’t the world switched to solar energy? Could it be because of big business? Or is it because of the government?

The truth is, you can start your own solar energy revolution. Did you know you can build your own solar panels for under 200 dollars.