Renewable energy serves as a crucial avenue for meeting energy needs while safeguarding public lands, by presenting viable alternatives to oil and gas drilling, and coal mining. Switching to clean energy sources like solar power can help combat climate change and, when built in the right places, ensure that our lands and natural resources persist for generations to come.

Unlike fossil fuels—which, in addition to being toxic, will eventually run out and are already becoming less and less economical—renewables continue to be replenished, providing a sustainable path forward for our energy needs.

Virtually a greater percentage of dwellings globally are without access to the electricity supply. For reasons of low loads, distance from the grid, and high cost of electricity, distributed energy systems are now considered viable options for rural electrification.  As the world grapples with the challenges of climate change, energy security, and sustainable development, it's becoming increasingly clear that our current reliance on fossil fuels is unsustainable.  In this blog post, we'll explore the compelling reasons why we need to switch to using the solar system as our primary source of energy.

  • Mitigating Climate Change: The burning of fossil fuels is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, which are driving climate change. Solar energy, on the other hand, is a clean and renewable source of energy that produces no emissions or pollution. By switching to solar, we can significantly reduce our carbon footprint and help mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change.
  • Energy Independence: Solar energy is decentralized, meaning that anyone can generate their own energy, regardless of their location. This decentralization of energy production reduces our reliance on grid electricity and enhances energy security. With solar, we can power our homes, businesses, and communities independently, without being beholden to fossil fuel corporations.
  • Economic Benefits: The cost of solar energy has plummeted in recent years, making it a competitive option with fossil fuels. In fact, the cost of solar energy is now cheaper than coal. By switching to solar, we can create new job opportunities, stimulate local economies, and reduce energy costs for households and businesses. Additionally, the solar industry is creating jobs five times faster than the overall job market! The Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified "solar photovoltaic installer" as one of the fastest-growing occupations from 2021 to 2031, with an anticipated growth rate of 27%. 
  • Energy Security: Solar energy is an abundant resource, available everywhere. By harnessing the power of the sun, we can ensure a reliable and consistent energy supply, reducing our reliance on finite fossil fuels. This energy security is critical for powering our homes, hospitals, schools, and emergency services.
  • Water Conservation: Solar energy requires very little water to operate, unlike traditional fossil fuel-based power plants, which use significant amounts of water for cooling. In water-scarce regions, solar energy is a game-changer, providing clean energy without exacerbating water shortages.

In conclusion, the benefits of switching to solar energy are clear. It's a clean, renewable, and decentralized source of energy that can help us mitigate climate change, enhance energy security, stimulate local economies, and conserve water. As we look to the future, it's imperative that we prioritize the adoption of solar energy and work toward a sustainable energy system that benefits all.

At BASSCOMM we help you harness the power of the sun and create a brighter, more sustainable future for generations to come. BASSCOMM Nigeria is a leading supplier and Installer of Solar Systems, our certified personnel have an extensive range of expertise and experience when it comes to installing Solar systems. Our knowledge guarantees that every installation is suited to the customer's requirements. Reach out to us by sending an email to crm@basscommgroup.com or call 09037756555