12 Facts About Solar for Earth Day

STAFF WRITER | April 22, 2015

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Solar energy is no longer a fringe technology unjustly considered by many to be unproven. As the world’s demand for energy continues to grow, countries the world over are looking to new forms of electricity generation to fill the gap, ideally in an environmentally neutral way. And for its elegant simplicity, relatively small geographic footprint and lack of greenhouse gas emissions, solar energy have largely become at this point, anyway the fastest growing kid on the renewable energy block.

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