What Is Solar Power? How Solar Power Systems Work

What is the most abundant source of energy on the planet? You probably guess it. The sun. This source of heat, life energy, and light is the reason why life exists on our planet. The power of the sun’s resources is too big to even consider. So why don’t we harness this energy more than we do? Why are oil and coal and other fossil fuels the main sources of energy on a planet in need of a solution to global warming and environmental pollution?
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Solar Energy Advantages and Disadvantages

pros and cons of solar energy

If you’re reading this, you’re probably considering buying solar panels for your home or business location. Good for you. Solar energy is the future. The sun’s energy reserves are not expected to burn out for another 5 billion years, so we don’t need to worry about renewable energy for a few generations more. New Zealanders are keen supporters of environmental sustainability.
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Solar – Where is the industry going?

We’ve seen quite massive reductions in the cost of solar power generation. In 2016 we saw solar get below 30 US dollars a megawatt hour – that is – 3 cents a kilowatt hour – for the first time. Then, just recently this year, we’ve seen it get below 20 dollars a megawatt hour – that is 2 cents a kilowatt hour. It is almost certain that we’ll soon see it get below $10 a megawatt hour, which is just an outstandingly low price.

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