Clean Air/Public Health

  • Providing more solar energy generation provides an opportunity to reduce GHG emissions from the electricity sector, which makes up 29 percent of U.S. GHG emissions, Pennsylvania ranking fourth in the nation’s highest energy-sector GHG emissions.
  • By increasing clean energy generation from solar power, Pennsylvanians could reduce air and water pollution, which has been linked to health problems such as breathing issues and premature death.