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What Is Green Energy?


You hear the term green energy all the time, but what exactly is green energy and why is it important? With the level of carbon emissions rising, green energy is more important now than ever. Solar energy is a great resource for people to utilize to power their homes and businesses. If everyone does their part, solar energy could significantly reduce carbon emissions and the danger that it poses to the quality of the air you breathe to larger scale problems such as the degradation of the ozone layer.

Go Solar and utilize the power of green energy. The world is full of useful and powerful natural sources such as the light from the Sun, it is up to you to take advantage of it. Kosmos Solar makes it easy for you to harness the power of the Sun and here’s why you should go solar and utilize the green energy options available.

Green Energy

Green energy is energy generated from natural resources. Some of the most common resources are the Sun, wind, and water. It particularly speaks to the energy sources that don’t emit harmful gasses into the atmosphere, such as greenhouse gases that come from burning fuel. 

For a source of energy to be called green, it must not produce pollution, like the use of fossil fuels. Green energy resources are replenished naturally, like how the Sun is a star that never goes out, so it is renewable. Once burned, fossil fuels don’t replenish. So not only does it produce pollution, it isn’t a renewable source.

There is also a difference between renewable energy and green energy. Some renewable sources still produce carbon emissions, so it is worth noting that just because an energy source is renewable, that doesn’t necessarily mean it is green

Another requirement of green energy is its impact on the environment. Green energy sources usually don’t require mining or drilling for the resource, as the mining or drilling process use equipment that produces carbon emissions.

The Importance Of Green Energy

Think about it in terms of a car. As a kid, I’m sure you found yourself wanting to finish the last of a song in the car. Your parents may have even warned you against that, saying the garage door is down and the emissions from the running car could put you in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. 

For the same reason that you shouldn’t sit in a running car in an enclosed space, the same reasoning can be applied to solar. While you aren’t at risk of concentrated carbon monoxide poisoning, those carbon emissions are still being released into the atmosphere. Over time, the build-up of carbon emissions can pose dangerous threats not just to you, but to everyone.

The Real Impact

You may think that using a few solar panels to power your home won’t make a difference, and that is one of the biggest misunderstandings surrounding the usage of solar panels to supply green energy. Yes, the difference may not be as big as anyone wishes, but if you think about how much fuel it takes to power your home month after month, year after year, the difference is huge.

If everyone has the mentality that starting small by focusing on your own energy usage won’t make a difference, a difference will never be made. Go with green energy for yourself and your family, for a greener future. It will be a green future for you for two reasons, not only will you use green energy to power your own home, but you will also be able to keep more of your hard-earned green money in your pocket where it belongs.

Call Kosmos Solar

Call Kosmos Solar at (817) 968-3376 to discuss your future in green energy through solar today. We are qualified to install the brand of solar that fits your needs best. Don’t hesitate to contact us and save money by going with green energy. Go green to save yourself some green.

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