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The Pros and Cons of Solar Energy -- What We Like About Solar Energy, And What ...: By Craig Shields At 2GreenEn...

The Pros and Cons of Solar Energy -- What We Like About Solar Energy, And What ...: By Craig Shields At 2GreenEn...

At 2GreenEnergy.com, we’re in the process of developing another in our series of infographics on renewable energy – this one on solar. There’s a lot to like about solar generally, but, as I often point out, there is no such thing as a free lunch. So here is a quick examination of the “pros and cons” of solar. PRO: The Fuel Is Free, Abundant, and Perfectly Clean. Through nuclear fusion reactions that are taking place a nice, safe distance (93 million miles) from Earth, the sun provides our planet with 6000 times more power than we’re consuming. Though the low latitudes receive more direct sunlight than those closer to the poles, places as far north as Germany and Canada do quite well. PRO: Distributed Energy: Solar is “The People’s Power.” Solar energy is ideal for deployment at the consumer level, on the rooftops of homeowners, office buildings, etc. This reduces loss of p...

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