Energy Independence – The Power Revolution

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Is energy independence the next great innovation? Innovation isn’t just about making things better or inventing new technological devices; no, innovation is also about shifting perspectives and ways of thinking. Regarding innovation in the energy sector, solar power is opening new doors to self-sufficiency. Soon, more homeowners could be completely energy independent without relying on fossil fuels or the power grid. This article will take a closer look at what energy independence means to homeowners and business owners today.

What it Means

The concept of energy independence has become a controversial issue over the past few years. For one thing, there’s some debate on what it means. What does it mean? The answer to that question varies depending on if you’re referring to a macro or micro concept of energy independence. Let’s examine the idea of macro or large-scale independence.

Large-Scale Energy Independence

Is the United States energy independent? That depends on your definition. In a Forbes article, chemical engineer Robert Rapier discusses the concept of energy independence. He defines macro-scale energy independence as a “country that creates more energy than it uses.”

By that measure, the United States is already there. Our country exports more coal, natural gas, petroleum, and petroleum products than we import, making us net exporters of energy. Here is another measurement of independence; with advances in clean and renewable energy technology, the U.S. should increase its green energy in the coming years. The big question is when America’s energy be completely sustainable with little ecological impact. 


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Small-Scale Energy Independence

One of the first steps to achieving energy independence is to call a residential or commercial solar company. Homeowners who install a solar array have taken the first step on their journey to complete independence. What does energy independence entail on a micro-scale? Living off-the-grid; no reliance on grid energy. Most towns and cities in America operate off of a power grid and require most homes to connect to it. 

But, if you achieve energy independence as a homeowner, your home doesn’t have to rely on the power grid. You could run your home on solar and other renewable energy sources without relying on the municipal power grid and consumable fossil fuels.

Reducing Use of Fossil Fuels

One of the main benefits of using solar energy is that it doesn’t consume fossil fuels or release harmful carbon emissions into the air. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, using solar energy instead of other more environmentally impactful energy sources can have a “positive, indirect effect on the environment.” 

If you’d like to take the first step toward going solar, going off-grid, or if you’d simply like to reduce your carbon footprint, call us at Sunshine Renewable Solutions. We’re one of the premier companies for solar installation in Texas

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Sunshine Renewable Solutions proudly partners with a leading Texas-based plastic manufacturer, embarking on a groundbreaking initiative to fortify its commitment to sustainability.

By integrating solar energy solutions, we're revolutionizing their environmental impact. Our collaborative efforts aim to construct a robust solar infrastructure, harnessing renewable energy to power their operations efficiently.

Together, we're spearheading a transformative shift towards renewable practices, demonstrating how solar power can drive industrial progress while prioritizing environmental responsibility. Sunshine Renewable Solutions is honored to work hand-in-hand with this industry leader, fostering a brighter, greener future through the strategic implementation of solar energy solutions.

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Creating The Foundation

As the foundational step in our partnership, the construction of concrete piers for the solar panel structure marks a pivotal milestone in our solar energy initiative. These concrete piers serve as the bedrock of support for the entire solar infrastructure, providing stability and durability essential for the efficient functioning of the solar array.

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Precision And Accuracy Are Paramount

Our engineering team meticulously plans and designs the layout of the piers, ensuring they are strategically positioned to uphold the solar panel array's weight and withstand environmental factors such as wind and inclement weather. We adhere to industry standards and best practices to create a robust foundation that guarantees the longevity and resilience of the solar installation.

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A Solid Foundation

Environmental considerations are taken into account throughout the construction process, ensuring minimal disruption to the surrounding ecosystem. Our commitment to sustainability extends beyond energy production to encompass responsible construction practices.

By establishing these concrete piers foundations, we are ready to start Phase 2, erecting the metal support bars. Enabling the subsequent installation of solar panels will power the plastic manufacturer's operations while significantly reducing their carbon footprint.

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Sunshine Renewable Solutions to Help Formosa Plastics of Point Comfort, Texas, Achieve Sustainability Goals

Formosa Plastics is a major producer of polyethylene, polypropylene, and polyvinyl chloride resins, which are widely used in various industries worldwide. Recognizing its role in environmental stewardship, Formosa Plastics sought to collaborate with a reputable sustainability consultant who can provide solutions to reduce its impact on the environment.

Sunshine Renewable Solutions is a leading sustainability consulting firm that specializes in renewable energy and environmental sustainability. The company has a team of experts who help clients identify opportunities to reduce energy consumption, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and implement sustainable practices through solar power.