What Is The Planet Friendly Solution? Our Dependence On Fossil Fuel?

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What is the planet friendly solution to our dependence on fossil fuel? Our solution to the dependence on fossil fuel is solar energy. Solar energy is the primary source of power for humans to use thousands of years and appears every day for free. Indians used the sun to dry hides, herbs, and meats for storage. Prior to the invention of the clothes dryer, people used a line pulled tight between two poles or structures to hang clothes on for the sun to dry. In more recent times, people use solar energy to power their homes. Previous methods of collecting the sun for energy has been large panels on rooftops. These large panels are easily damaged by hail and have heavy glass covers over them on residential roofs. There is new technology that allows solar collection devices to be incredibly thin and flexible and even transparent. Solar power allows people to live independently from fossil fuel. Electricity even powers modern cars. Car owners collect solar energy with panels and route it through an electrical system to charge their cars. Solar farms are in strategic locations throughout the U.S. to help reduce a local town’s dependence on fossil fuel and reduce their greenhouse gas output. With the use of modern technology, the size of solar panels has decreased, and they are more sturdy than previous versions. There are multiple benefits of using solar energy, to name a few, using solar power will reduce greenhouse gases; solar collection devices integrated into…

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