Is green energy cheaper?

July 17, 2023

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As the world becomes more conscious about reducing carbon emissions and combatting climate change, there has been a lot of talk about green energy. But, one common question that people often ask is: Is green energy cheaper than traditional energy? In this blog post, we’ll explore this question and break down the cost difference between green and traditional energy sources.

First, let’s define what green energy is. Green energy, also known as renewable energy, is generated from natural sources that can be replenished rapidly. These sources include solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal power. On the other hand,

traditional energy sources are fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. When it comes to the cost of green energy versus traditional energy, many factors come into play. One of the main factors is the cost of producing energy from these sources. For example, the cost of solar panels and wind turbines has decreased significantly in recent years, resulting in a more competitive price. In contrast, the cost of fossil fuels has been rising due to its limited supply and the cost of extraction.


Another factor to consider is that green energy has no fuel costs, whereas traditional energy sources rely on finite fossil fuels that need to be continually purchased and shipped. Therefore, green energy has a much lower long-term operational cost than traditional energy. Also, since no fuel is burned, there are no greenhouse gas emissions, which makes green energy more environmentally friendly.

Additionally, governments and organizations are incentivizing the use of green energy by providing subsidies and tax credits. These incentives help make renewable energy more affordable and accessible, ultimately making it more competitive with traditional energy sources.


In conclusion, green energy is becoming more affordable every year and the cost of producing it is currently cheaper than traditional energy sources. Plus, with the added environmental benefits and incentives, renewable energy is an excellent long-term investment for both cost savings and sustainability.

At Abacus Energy Solutions, we’re committed to providing high-quality renewable energy solutions to our clients. Our solar panels, EV chargers, and heat pumps are cost-effective, dependable, and environmentally friendly. Contact us today to learn how we can help you save money while reducing your carbon footprint.

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