Advantages and disadvantages of using green energy

Nowadays, we are now aware of the effects of global warming. Luckily, it’s not too late and we can still change, which is why many are pushing for green energy sources. The advantage of using green energy sources is that they are clean, so they don’t emit anything harmful into the air that has an effect on the environment. Likewise, it is renewable, which means we will never run out of it, unlike oil which is supposed to dry up in about ten years.

Although green energy plants are expensive to build, they require less maintenance, so you don’t have to spend a lot of money to run them. Likewise, it could bring economic benefits to certain regions and even increase tourism.

While green energy sources can produce electricity, what they can generate is inconsistent.This is because we do not control the weather, so if a particular area depends on solar power and there is a weather disturbance, it will not be able to convert sunlight into electricity.

Similarly, building these structures requires a lot of land, so we may have to cut farmland, which many are worried about if more wind turbines are to be provided.

Some of the green energy sources cannot be installed in particular areas of the planet. For example, wave energy can only be used if the ocean waves reach at least sixteen feet. Geothermal energy can only be produced in geologically precarious regions of the planet.

However, when these arguments are taken into account, places that cannot use one form of green energy can be replaced by another. If the wind turbines require more space, they can be installed near the coast rather than on the ground. The study shows that you can generate more electricity when in the ocean.

The fact is that there are ways around the arguments of particular individuals who discourage the use of green energy sources.Indeed, research is underway to try to mobilize additional means to generate the energy we need.

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