For a long time, we've known that renewable energy sources, led by solar power, are far more efficient, clean, and beneficial to our environment. But now it's official: solar power is officially the cheapest form of electricity in the world. That’s the findings of a massive study released by the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2020, which concluded that solar is the “cheapest…electricity in history.” Deep within the 464-page outlook report, published annually by the International Energy Agency (IEA) is Annex B. Within that section is a finding that validates solar as the new cheap energy choice
LGCY Power is making a difference not just with solar and clean, renewable energy, but in other ways. In fact, the folks at LGCY Power believe in giving back, committing their time, energy, and funds to causes all over the world. One such charitable cause is Operation Underground Railroad. Operation Underground Railroad, or O.U.R., “paves the way for permanent eradication of child sex trafficking” according to their website, https://ourrescue.org. In their six years of existence, Operation Underground Railroad rescued well over 4,100 children from trafficking and slavery, as well as helping to put 2,300 traffickers behind bars.
Is Solar Worth It? The choice to go solar at home is one of the most important decisions homeowners can make – and it can also be the most lucrative. With energy bills climbing across the country, smart consumers are fighting back by opting for clean, renewable solar energy with LGCY Power. But you may be wondering right now, is solar really worth it? Great question, and let’s shed some light on the facts about solar so you can decide for yourself. First off, let’s look at the real reason most people go solar at home: the cost savings.
Several hours away from Lima, Peru, high above the small town of Frias, lies the village of Meseta Andina, and for four days in July 2016, this is where our LGCY family lived. Under the auspices of LGCY Foundation, we were able to partner with Choice Humanitarian and spend time living and working in this village, helping to bring a healthier lifestyle to the amazing people who live there. Twenty-seven members of LGCY Power traveled from all over the United States to join this expedition. After at least three flights, a couple taxi rides, a bus trip, and a harrowing
Consultation & Initial Design The solar panel installation process starts with a visit by one of our friendly energy consultants – in-person or virtually – to evaluate your needs and potential savings. They will create an initial customized solar system design to fit your home and will factor in considerations such as annual energy usage, roof size, and any shading or obstructions that will reduce solar output. Once a design is agreed upon and all additional paperwork is gathered and signed, your energy consultant will submit it to a local, reputable solar panel installation company (whom we call a
There are plenty of benefits when it comes to installing solar panels to power your home. Not only are you helping protect our environment by using clean energy, but you can also save some serious money compared to traditional fossil fuels. On a nationwide level, the solar investment tax credit (ITC) is slowly being phased out — homeowners can deduct 26% of their solar costs in 2020 and 22% in 2021, but residential tax credits will be eliminated in 2022. However, even when the ITC expires for residential applications, it’s possible that you can still qualify for solar panel
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