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Energy Source Comparison

Energy Source Comparison Energy Source Pros Cons Solar Energy Non-polluting Most abundant energy source available Systems last 15-30 years High initial investment Dependent on sunny weather Supplemental energy may be needed in low sunlight areas Requires large physical space for PV cell panels Limited availability of polysilicon for panels Wind Energy No emissions Affordable Little Read More


Can increases in the use of existing dams to generate power provide a partial solution to our need for clean energy? Read Tom Russo’s thoughts in the matter here