Pros of Solar Energy: By James

-The suns energy doesn't run out so solar panels are a source of renewable energy.
-Solar panels use the suns energy therefor they don't produce any pollution.

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-Solar panels can power many different things making them very versatile.
Solar powered car.
Solar powered car.


Backpack with solar panels.
Backpack with solar panels.
Portable solar panels.
Portable solar panels.

-Solar panels have no moving parts making them silent.
-Once you have the solar panels installed there is no cost to use them.
-The government is offering tax credits if you purchase solar panels.
-Solar panels don't need to be connected to the power grid so you can use solar panels in a remote location without having to run power lines to the location.

Solar panels in a remote location.
Solar panels in a remote location.



-Since solar panels can be installed on roofs so they don't take up a lot of space, like some other forms of alternative energy.

House with solar panels on the roof.
House with solar panels on the roof.








Link for more info on solar panels:
http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=solar_home




More pros and cons:
http://www.clean-energy-ideas.com/articles/pros_and_cons_of_solar_energy.html

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