Solar Energy in Numbers


8.2 million quads is the amount of solar energy that hits the earth each year
400 quads is the total amount of quads currently used by the entire globe annually
0.0005% is the percent of earth that would need to be covered with solar panels to power it
75 million barrels of oil is saved annually by all solar energy users
35 million tonnes of carbon dioxide saved annually by all solar energy users
600 sq ft. is the solar panel size needed to power the average home
£5,000–£8,000 is the estimated cost of a solar system installation for an average-sized house
0.7% is solar energy share of global energy consumption
102% is the average annual growth rate of global solar energy capacity
230,000 solar power projects were in the United Kingdom at the end of 2011
4 million homes across the UK are expected to be powered by solar energy within the next 8 years
30% of our electricity is forecasted to come from renewable sources by 2020 (the Government’s estimates)
3,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a year is how much a 3.5kWp system can generate – about three quarters of a typical household's electricity needs
25 years or more is the average lifetime of solar panels
£645 a year is how much you could generate in income and savings if your system is eligible for the Feed-In Tariff scheme

1 phone call to a Green Solar World Engineer is how much it will cost you to find out more on solar panels

About Green Solar World

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