1) Reduce air pollution
Energy and Transportation are the top two causes of air pollution. Air pollution contributes to diseases including cancer and asthma. It irritates our eyes, makes us feel tired throughout our day and gives us headaches.
2) Gas prices at $5.00
Gas prices are still on the rise & Electricity rates climb at an average of 6 to 7% per year. These two costs combined will increases an average family’s monthly expenses by more than $300 per month within the next few years. Will you be able to afford this?
3) Stop supporting foreign oil
The greatest threat to US national security occurs when unfriendly nations can afford to fund attacks. The greatest transfer of wealth in the history of mankind is from the US to the Middle East for oil – and it continues. Do your part; Power your car from here.
4) High electric rates
Californians have some of the highest electricity rates in the country, and they are currently on the rise. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials say the utility needs rate increases of at least 15 percent over the next three years. SCE is proposing a 7.2% increase in 2012 alone. And while the utility companies have started shifting towards cleaner sources of energy, the makeup still includes coal, nuclear, and natural gas. A solar electric system can give your car almost complete independence from these non-renewable forms of energy.
5) You don’t need much power
Even a small 2.5 kW system can keep the average drivers’ electric car all charged up, all year round. You may not even need to have the cash, look into leasing your solar electric system.
6) Collect energy during the day, charge at night
A solar electric system can generate electricity and then be “stored” on the grid, come home at night and power the car.
7) The solar panels for your car don’t need to be on your garage
They can be anywhere on your roof, you can have a car port, or even place the panels in your backyard.
EV and PV, almost seems like a match made in Carbon Footprint Heaven.