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Solar Electricity Changes the Face of the World

The Energy Crisis

There are a dozen different problems that plague humanity in today’s setting. Pollution and the rampant boom of the planet’s population might be one of the most significant challenges but there’s also the looming energy crisis. Luckily for us, technological advancements have made it possible for humanity to harness the power of different sources that are considered “renewable” including the power of the sun known as solar energy.

Renewable and Clean

The energy that is obtained from the sun is not just renewable but is also seen as clean. The term “clean” that is used related to the electricity coming from the sun is used in reference to the absence of any type of pollutants that are the by-product of creating energy or electricity. This is a departure from the other energy sources that are being used by 80 to 90 percent of the world’s households. Case in point, the majority of the households and buildings in the United States still rely on power plants that require burning fossil fuels and gases that will yield smoke from consumed materials.

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No Recurring Cost

Now in a perfect world, scientists argue that solar electricity is considered more of a good thing rather than be seen as this expensive and costly source of energy. These scientists will state that the biggest reason why the energy that is obtained from the sun is the best for the world is that it is free. The core idea behind how solar energy is generated or created is through the use of solar panels. Placing Solar panels in an area where they are exposed to the sun, the ambient heat that is collected by these panels is sent to a generator which is collected and transformed into useful electricity. After the “clean up,” the solar electricity is then cleaned up and is ready to be used by the homeowners or office tenants.

Reducing Pollution

There were several experiments hatched and concocted by different scientific bodies and authorities to show that going green is fundamentally a game changer in the race to save the Earth. In these experiments, dozens or so of green buildings or green homes have been erected complete with different outlets of renewable energy including solar electricity. In the months that followed after the having been used as a home or as an office, it has shown that the pollution levels around green buildings and homes have decreased dramatically while the surrounding homes and buildings are shown steady amounts of pollution. This critical experiment has proven not just for the scientific community but the world in general that solar energy is great and that it is beneficial.