top of page

Sustainability Ambassadors Blog 

Benefits of Solar Panels

Solar energy is a clean, green source of energy. Solar panels are self-sufficient and installing solar panels on your roof is a safe and easy path to contribute to a sustainable community. Starting at your home is the first step to show your care about our environment. Get started today!

Learn the benefits:

Energy Resilience:

Solar panels provide resiliency by ensuring you have electricity at your house even when the grid cannot generate power.

Make Money, Save Money:

Your family can easily protect yourselves against unpredictable increases in electricity bill. The sun will never increase its prices and it gives you energy security.

The Environment:

Investing in a solar array installation will reduce the carbon footprint of your home and advance the clean energy economy.

Sustainability Ambassadors, in partnership with Sphere Solar Energy, is leading a neighbor-to-neighbor campaign to add solar panels to homes. Sphere Solar Energy will provide 5% off every home that goes solar as coordinated by Sustainability Ambassadors, with an additional 5% off the purchase of solar panels made in Washington State. For every 30 homes that go solar, Sphere Solar Energy will donate a solar project to a community in the developing world.

The Science Behind Solar Panels:

Solar panels allow particles of light, called photons, to knock electrons free from atoms, generating a