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Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

Reducing carbon footprint is an important issue in these days. Scientists have researched a lot and found out many methods to reduce carbon footprint and keep the environment greener. To reduce carbon foot print the most popular way is using alternative energy. Wind power, solar power, bio fuel are the most chosen and researched topic in this field. Among these solar power or, solar energy is the most popular one.

fossil fuel is the most used energy through out the world. It is costly and produces waste products which is harmful for our environment. Everyone agrees that solar energy is far better than fossil fuel and this is because of the unique features of this energy. Solar energy is found in nature for free, more over, it doesnít produce any harmful waste products. A home solar power kit may reduce the huge amount of your electric bill.

Solar powered battery chargers, solar battery, home solar power kit, solar panel, solar heating system are the example of most common and famous products which are few of many solar advantages. These products are available in the market as a good number of companies are working in this arena. It doesnít create any carbon foot print, noise pollution while producing electricity. If you are living in a remote area this is going to work for you and you donít need to attach with any grid line to get electricity. These products are available for both residential use and for industrial purpose. Winter is the season when we need more energy to heat houses and swimming pool[through solar powered water heater].

Another aspect of solar power advantages isĖ it is cost effective. After setting a solar power system you donít have to pay any bill, and many companies are offering warranty for more than 10 years. In many statesí of the government of United States gives money to built solar panel.

Like every technology some disadvantages are also found in solar powered products. As it depends on sun light, its work force may decrease in a cold, windy day or, rainy day. The cost of setting up a solar panel or, home solar system is very high. More over there is no way to detect the problems. Solar powered car batteries canít be speedier than other fossil fuel driven car. Some products need a good number of hours to store adequate solar energy.

Thereís no doubt that solar energy has the potential to be the main source of energy in our daily life, still more research is needed for new inventions and to upgrade the existing products.

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