Sydney Nordmeyer


How does solar power Work and what is it used for?

Solar panels capture the suns energy and turn it into electricity that you can use for powering your house.
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Materials Needed, Maintenance, and Cost

To use solar energy, you just solar panels and an inverter.

Solar panels are very easy to have. They don't need much maintenance. Solar panel are made with temper glass so they can with stand weather well. Solar panels are reliable because they don't have any mechanical parts that can fail, so that cuts down on maintenance. Cleaning them isn't required unless you live in a place with a lot of smog or dust. Solar

To get a whole system, it'll cost about $25,000-$35,000.

Why is Using Solar Power Good?

Using solar power as your source of energy is good in a lot of ways. Some are:

  • You won't have to use as many fossil fuels.
  • Solar panels usually last for about 25 years and inverters last for around 10 years.
  • Solar energy is renewable and almost always available.
  • Solar panels are quiet.
  • It will decrease the use of lamps and other lights usually need to brighten a room.
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  • Expensive
  • Can take up some space
  • Intermittent
  • Sometimes panels contain exotic materials