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Solar Energy

​Solar: A Clean Energy Solution

​As one of our greatest renewable energy sources, solar is part of Pepco’s commitment to a clean energy future. If you’re interested in solar energy, here are a few things to keep in mind.


Solar Energy System

A solar energy system, or solar PV system (photovoltaic system), uses individual solar cells on a solar panel to capture sunlight and convert it into energy. Modern technology can harness solar energy for a variety of uses, including lights and appliances, electronics and business equipment – even electric cars.

Benefits of Going Solar

With access to clean energy choices like solar, you can help the planet by reducing your dependence on fossil fuels.

  • Solar is the most abundantly available energy supply
  • Solar energy helps reduce global warming by reducing greenhouse gases
  • Solar energy produces zero emissions

Solar for Your Home

To help make solar a reality for your home, we are developing a simple solar adoption process. Consider a solar option that best fits your home and lifestyle.

What You Need to Know

When you’re ready for a private solar system, there are many things to consider. There are a number of variables that would determine your cost to install solar and the amount of energy your panels might produce, including the size of your home or business, tree cover and size, shape and slope of the rooftop. A certified solar installer would be able to answer your questions.

Savings will depend on how much energy you use compared to how much energy your system produces. You will always be connected to the grid – so if the sun isn’t shining, you’ll have the power you need.

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