Solar - Did You Know


  • Sunlight travels to the earth in approximately 8 minutes, from 93 million miles away, at 186,282 miles per second.
  • The sun is the most inexhaustible, renewable source of energy known to our civilization.
  • In one hour, more sunlight falls on the earth than what is used by the entire population in one year.
  • Clouds, pollution and wind can prevent the sun’s rays from reaching the earth.
  • Third world countries, with an abundance of sunlight and a population currently without electricity, represents the fastest growing market for solar energy.
  • The electricity generated at NextEra Energy Resources Solar Electric Generating System (SEGS) could power approximately 230,000 homes at peak production.