Solar energy is energy that comes from the sun in the form of light and heat. It is a form of clean, renewable energy that is used by people around the world. Because of limitations in money and technology, only a tiny percentage of the total amount of available solar energy is effectively harnessed and used. While it is clean and renewable, solar energy is far from being a perfect energy form and is not likely to replace other forms of energy. There are many solar energy pros and cons that consumers and businesses consider before deciding whether or not to make use of the sun's energy.
There are many solar energy pros and cons that people must consider before making the costly decision to switch to solar energy. Using such energy does have its benefits. Solar panels give off no pollution of any kind, and little pollution in produced in their production. Solar panels produce energy silently and, in that sense at least, are very non intrusive. As long as they are not damaged, solar panels can provide free energy to a home or business for years.