Ours To Protect with John Morley (EP 50)

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Ours to Protect is a unique and exciting audio project – a collaboration of local and regional broadcasters from across the country who have come together to tackle climate change, champion climate action, and inform and educate audiences all over Ireland about how they can make a difference.

Today on ‘Ours To Protect’ John Morley talks to Ronan Power, CEO of Pinergy Solar about their new consumer awareness survey.

Did you know…

  • Solar energy is abundant and sustainable because the sun continuously emits vast amounts of energy that can be harnessed for power generation.
  • Solar panels, which are used to capture solar energy, contain photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity through the photovoltaic effect.
  • Solar energy is environmentally friendly as it produces no greenhouse gas emissions during electricity generation, contributing to a cleaner and greener energy future.

Why is it important that energy consumers embrace solar?

  • Solar panels help reduce electricity bills over time by generating free, renewable energy from the sun, leading to long-term cost savings for homeowners and businesses.
  • By utilizing solar panels, individuals and communities can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to combating climate change by decreasing reliance on fossil fuels for electricity generation.
  • Embracing solar panels promotes energy independence and resilience, as it diversifies energy sources and reduces dependence on centralized power grids, increasing self-sufficiency in energy production.

What can I do to help support solar energy initiatives?

  • Invest in solar energy by installing solar panels on your property or supporting solar energy projects financially.
  • Advocate for policies that promote the growth of the solar industry, such as incentives for solar installations and renewable energy targets.
  • Educate others about the benefits of solar energy and the importance of transitioning to clean, renewable sources of power to support the industry’s expansion.


Here’s a few websites if you want to know more!

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