Natural disasters represent an ongoing risk to the electrical grid. Hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, etc. cause billions of dollars and damages to the health and public safety of citizens across the country. The solar energy industry can help prepare for natural disasters, especially with the installations of off-grid solar systems in local communities hit by a natural disaster.
The average American's carbon footprint may shock you—in Houston, each household emits 41.5 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year.