The Benefits of Solar Energy

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The Benefits of Solar Energy
Melissa
Strayer University
English 215
July 20, 2012
The Benefits of Solar Energy
Solar energy represents the future of a clean earth in days to come; it also represents the clean air that our children and their children will breathe. We constantly have to worry about pollutants in our air from all of the many harmful chemicals being thrown into the air by fossil fuels; we never stop to think about how this will affect our children, and it’s time that we start doing something to ensure they all have a clean-energy future. (Ayres, 2010)

To begin, solar power is so beneficial in itself that everyone would want to convert, if only they had more knowledge of it. The fact is, the sun is consistent every day and all day long; it is a renewable resource that’s environmentally friendly and doesn’t release anything harmful into the air like carcinogens, carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases like fossil fuels can, which are the dead remains of plant and animal matter, now reduced to hydrocarbons responsible for the energy and electricity demands. Fossil fuels are in high demand in this present time. As the man's need for these fuels increase day by day, it will result in a short supply in the future, because once they are gone they cannot be renewed, which leads to all the proof we need to make a point that something has to be done. The three major fuel sources are coal, natural gas and oil or petroleum. As it stated in the paragraph above, these fuel resources cannot be renewed. Once they are gone, that’s it. For as much as we all spend on these major resources, there should definitely be some way to renew them, but that is just not the case. There is a vast assortment of solar panel systems and they can be very cost effective if choosing the right panel for whatever reason the system will be used for; everyone has an entry point in solar when it comes to the various price ranges. If solar panels are out of the question,...
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