Alternative Energy Sources Are Safe, Reliable And Eco Friendly

1734 Words Nov 16th, 2016 7 Pages
Picture your life twenty five years from now, where do you see yourself? If you do not think you will still be around, then where are your kids, grandchildren, or nieces and nephews? Wherever it is, you are probably wrong. There are many things that can happen between now and then to keep you and them from getting wherever it may be. Now, the question is: What are you willing to do to get to this place you desire to reach? Every year people across the continents are polluting the world with sustainable energy sources. Although they are cheap and may be successful up to this point, they are harmful and are going to have long term negative effects on our life and the lives of our loved ones. Understand this though; these problems can not just be fixed quickly. It will take time and effort. It may also cost a little more, but in the long run it will be well worth it. Many alternative energy sources are safe, reliable and eco friendly. Although the cost of renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and biomass is greater, the benefits far surpass the dangers of the current sustainable resources like oil, coal, and nuclear energy.
To begin, solar energy was first discovered in 1876 by William Adams and a student of his, Richard Day (Thomas). They found that when selenium is exposed to sunlight it produces electricity. This energy can then be collected. Many businesses and homes use solar panels to provide electricity throughout their home and office. Generally, solar panels…

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