Solar Energy

By: Patrick Lowdermilk

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What is solar energy?

Solar energy is a form of renewable energy. It uses the sun to produce energy. you must have a solar panel to produce this energy.

Pros

  • It is very easy to obtain
  • It produces no pollution
  • It is very available
  • Produces clean energy
  • It also produces efficient energy
  • It is very sustainable

Cons

  • It costs any where from 15,000 to 29,000 to get the solar panels installed that you need to produce the energy.
  • You can only produce energy during the day and not at night

How it works

Solar panels are made up of photovoltaic cells which transform direct sunlight into energy and electricity