|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on February 10, 2012 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Advantage #4 - Sunlight is Clean
Fossil fuels -- the primary form of energy that our industrialized nations use -- gives off plenty of harmful gases and chemical byproducts whenever it is burned. These gases combine in the atmosphere to create a nearly invisible cloud of smog that contributes to the "dubious" global warming effect.
While there are a lot of people who want to debate the existence of global warming, there is...Read Full Post »
|Posted by email@example.com on February 9, 2012 at 2:35 PM||comments (0)|
I am very intrigued by the concept of wind solar power. It is an extremely powerful idea which uses a lot fo existing technology to create electricity from the sun. They use a lot less heat than other designs making them safer, and they do not require complicated mirror arrays or tracking technology in order to harness the sun's energy.
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|Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on February 9, 2012 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
Solar Disadvantage #3 - Must be South-Facing
This really does not seem like much of a problem until you consider that a surprising number of homes -- especially ones in the city -- are not designed with south-facing roofs. This means that any solar panels installed will need to be angled towards the sun, making them more noticeable and unattractive.
In addition, when you angle solar panels, you have to work harder to keep ...Read Full Post »