The Pros and Cons of Solar Energy: Four Myths Debunked

We are here to set the record straight on solar—solar energy, that is. Let’s get to it.

Myth: Solar is an unproven technology that’s only a fad.

Truth: SunPower has been innovating world-record-breaking solar panel technology for 30 years. We are so confident in our product that we offer a 25-year power and product warranty. It’s the best in the industry.

Myth: Solar energy only works in sunny, warm climates.

Truth: SunPower panels are more efficient than conventional panels, so they save 70% more energy over 25 years.

Myth: Solar is too expensive.

Truth: The cost of solar has dropped by 50 percent in the last five years, and solar energy is less expensive than conventional energy in many markets worldwide.

Myth: Solar panels are delicate.

Truth: SunPower solar panels can withstand harsh weather; they are so reliable that only one in 20,000 of our panels are ever returned. We’ve even used them in space!

SunPower solar can help you save money on your electric bill, and it's the right thing to do for the future of the planet.

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