Solar Energy


Solar energy is a cleaner power for all to use. Though it is an effective clean energy source. More people will have to start using it more. By substituting all the energy we use currently other than water energy, we could make a great difference in this world! Only thing that us holding us about is the amount of participation.


Benefits of Solar Energy

One benefit of solar energy is that there's no negative effects that happen would to the environment. According to www.eia.gov ,“Solar energy systems/power plants do not produce air pollution, water pollution, or greenhouse gases." So, by utilizing solar energy in our life it in a few years will prove many positive effects on the environment. Solar energy comes from the suns rays as well, so by using the sun to power out homes not only will it save you money but you wont be burning fossil fuels as bad an having a negative impact on your planet.


Cons of Solar Energy

“some toxic materials and chemicals are used to make the photovoltaic PV cells that convert sunlight into electricity. Some solar thermal systems use potentially hazardous fluids to transfer heat. Leaks of these materials could be harmful to the environment. U.S. environmental laws regulate the use and disposal of these types of material”(www.eia.gov )Needing to clear land for solar fields another concern that would come into question is how much it would cost to make all the solar fields and to clear the fields out"

















Solar Energy For Homes

There are many ways solar can benefit your home and life. Solar is more than just electricity and solar pannels. You can also get solar water heaters. The image to yout right in an example of solar powered hot water heating system. They not only heat up your water using the suns rays. These tubes can produce hot water up to 140 degrees all seasons, even in the middle of winter.