• On a yearly average, southeastern Michigan has more than 4.2 hours of clear sun per day.
  • Michigan’s climate creates more voltage per sunlight hour than hotter climates like Southern California, Arizona and Florida.
  • On a clear day the energy that hits 1 square meter of earth equals 1000 watts of energy.
  • The energy that hits the earth from 1 hour of sunshine could power the planet for a year.
  • Silicon cells, the major component of solar panels, manufactured from 1 ton of sand can produce as much electricity as burning 500,000 tons of coal.