The Benefits Of Solar Energy

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It's sustainable. Wind is actually a form of solar energy. Winds are caused by the heating of the atmosphere by the sun, the rotation of the Earth, and the Earth's surface irregularities. For as long as the sun shines and the wind blows, the energy produced can be harnessed to send power across the grid. Wind turbines can be built on existing farms or ranches. This greatly benefits the economy in rural areas, where most of the best wind sites are found. Farmers and ranchers can continue to work the land because the wind turbines use only a fraction of the land. Wind power plant owners make rent payments to the farmer or rancher for the use of the land, providing landowners with additional income (“ Early 1900 technology.”) Within all of the electricity household electricity is about a third of it total. US uses a lot more electricity than the UK to be exact they use two and a half as much. Also the US uses four times as much as the Italians. Then US uses ten times as much as the Indian household. We all tend to use electricity the same way while there is a huge amount used gap. The percentage for the UK is 25% on entertainment, 19% on heating, 15% on lighting, 13% on refrigeration, 12% on cooking, also 12% on washing which includes clothes to. As in for the US they use 29% on entertainment, 22% on air conditioning, 15% on lighting, 9% on heat, 9% water heating, and then 13% on refrigeration. On average the amount of money spent a year on electricity is $1,400 a year

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