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Oklahoma has the 8th best solar resource in the nation. Solar energy is that which is received from the sun, which is the most abundant renewable source available to mankind. The amount of sunlight that struck the earth’s surface in an hour and hour time span could be completely captured it would handle the energy needs of the world for one year.

A primary advantage of solar energy is that it does not create any pollutants and is one of the reliable and abundant sources of energy. It is a renewable source of energy, which requires a low amount maintenance. With the help of modern technology, energy can be used in a multitude of applications which, included generating electricity, for domestic, commercial, or industrial uses.