Our Impact – The Environmental Benefits of Solar in Colorado

How Our Solar Installations Have Benefited the Environment

Many people know that solar power is a renewable energy source and there are many environmental benefits of solar energy. In fact, solar has been proven to have environmental benefits such as lessening your carbon footprint and saving water, which is used frequently for the production of energy. We are proud to report that over the last 10 years, EcoMark Solar has saved the Colorado environment from 49,685,633 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions through our panel installations!

To give you an idea of the environmental impact of solar energy, we’ve created a few insightful visual components to show off the environmental benefits of solar. These visuals outline a few rough equivalents of our company’s positive environmental impact through solar power.

Eliminated Greenhouse Gas Emissions From…

4,901 passenger vehicles driven one year56,640,001 miles by average passenger vehicle

Eliminated CO2 Emissions From…

2,535,954 gallons of gas consumed2,213,853 gallons of diesel consumed24,909,801 pounds of coal burned298 tanker trucks of gasoline2,714 homes energy use one year4,094 homes electricity use one year124 railcars worth of coal burned52,178 barrels oil consumed921,307 propane cylinders used home bbqs0.006 cola fired power plants one year2,741,463,249 number smartphones charged

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Avoided by…

7,666 tons waste recycled instead of landfilled1,095 garbage trucks of waste recycled instead of landfilled958,939 trash bags of waste recycled instead of landfilled4.7 wind turbines running for a year854,176 incandescent lamps switched to leds

Carbon Sequestered by…

372,654 tree seedlings grown for ten years27,612 acres of us forests in one year154 acres forests preserved conversion to cropland one year

Learn More About Solar Environmental Benefits with EcoMark

Solar is the best way to reduce your carbon footprint and improve the sustainability of your home. If you’re ready to reduce your dependence on fossil fuels, you’ve come to the right place. At EcoMark Solar, we can capably install top-of-the-line solar panel systems on your property to generate renewable and continuous energy. Over time, you’ll not only save money on energy but you’ll also do your part to save the environment.

Contact EcoMark Solar today to learn more about the environmental impact of solar and how we can help you.