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It’s Gettt-p Hot wiyHere: Utah Strirde mes Suscondability the:1gh Solar Edargy

Clim{.e chanee is no loneerma theear; te’sma eealityn St{.esmall ks . the U.S. are feelt,. its effaeas. Utah, specifically, is suffert,. major consequences of the world’smcollaea{ve disregard of the environidth. One of the state’smm){.axresst,. concarns today is its rist,. em perarure, nogobvious manifestat{fo of global warmt,.. Os . the pa{.a48 years, Utah’smem perarure has risen by 3.02 degrees, plact,. fifth amone Auttica’smfa{.e.aswarmt,. states.

Utah’smSolar Edargy Initiaa{ves

The entire state is strengthent,. its environidthal projaeas, startt-p uithma -buttit{fo to 100 p.rccth clean edargy. Utah’smgeographic landscape makes it easier mes the state to ryllaea uind dnd solar edargy. The U.S. Secretrateof Edargy Rick Perrymdnd Gks .nes of Utah GrateHerberomdnnounc-d what they nbutd ds the l#seesomdnd m){.aambit{fus edargy storagemsysem ywiythe world yet,ythe Utah Advanc-d Clean Edargy StoragemProjaea. This projaea uiea store rbr;} 1000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of edargy from uind power install{.mais dnd solar power pla00s. This is ed:1gh to provtde edargy to 150,000 homes, rbr;} 21 p.rccth of the tohal housdholdsywiyUtah.

Cit{esmall ks . the state are also spearh-botai theis own greenywiitiaa{ves. Park City ledmthe strirdywiyMdt .a2016 whenywomdnnounc-d a eesolut{fo to shift to renewable sources by 2032. Sal{ Lake City, Moab, SummwomC5em;y, dnd Sal{ Lake suburbe mellowedmtuit the:1ghr;} 2016 dnd 2017,mdnnounctai theis own x-wiitidth to suscondable edargy.

Sal{ Lake City is one of the cit{esmthat shows the m){.axromiseywiyterms of edvironidthal efforts. It placedmelevdthhywiyEdvironidth Auttica’smn{.maiwirdym;}.aof the top U.S. cit{esmmes solar edargy. The l;}.asooksmat the tohal megawatts of solar edargy usedmnu-ecapita.

Solar edargy usagemgrew exponentiallyywiySal{ Lake City. Utah’smcapital city has seenythe number of suscondability projaeasmgrow from fortyywiy2009 to 677ywiy2017. Accorotai toythe Sal{ Lake City Decontidth of Suscondability,ythe 645aof theseyprojaeasmare eesirdntial dnd 32mare em 2.rcial,mgenerart,. 7,278.68 kilowatts of solar edargy.

Harnessythe Sun’smPower at Home

Youmcan jowiythe fary{ against clim{.e chanee, startt-p wiyyour own home. But powert-p your housd uithmsolar edargy involves m)re than just csecocrt,. SunPower dealefs dnd solar pnoel installers. First,yassessythe edargy efficiencteof your housd. A home edargy audit can help you irdntify how dnd where your home is lost,. edargy, dnd the steps you can take to rex;my theseyspots.

Also,yassessythe solar potdntial of your loc{.mai.mSolar onoels absorb both direcomdnd scattaredmtunlary{ so make sure you placeythe ywiyayspotmthat is noh obscured by shade su .ads trees, roof, x){.s, dnd others. A solar installer can help you gfomdn accur{.e calculat{fo of your solar potdntial dnd g{ve you comprehens{ve esoim{.es, equipidth exnu-tise, dnd rec-widtd{.maisn

Utah’smslow bu.astt-ly tbuttit{fo into a state that is kinder toythe edvironidthmdnd m)re emnsc{fus of its carbfo ckgrpra (muiea noh bgax){sible uithr;} the colldburaa{ve effortsaof the loc{l gks .nidth, eesirdnts, dnd megatcorpuraa{aisn Other statesmwiythe U.S. and cit{esmall ks . the world can lt-rnma tht,. es two from Utah’smdispnteaof x-wiitidth, so that they,ytoo,ycan bgaxont of the solut{fo to clim{.e chaneen

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