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Jan 27

Green Energy and its Benefits

Green or renewable energy is the hottest topic nowadays all around the world. This green energy, also known as solar, wind or hydroelectric energy, is beneficial for us in many respects. First of all, it is called “green” because it does not have side effects and is good for our health. Secondly, since this type of energy does not cause pollution, contribute to global warming, or generate any by-products, it is good for the climate. And most important of all, renewable energy makes production of electricity a cheap and cost-effective process. Here are some of the benefits of green energy that you might be interested in.

Today man is involved in so many industrial activities causing pollution and stuffing the atmosphere with emissions that contribute to global warming. Scientists have predicted that if this goes on, a time will come when the sea level would rise to an uncontrollable point and the snow found in the Northern Hemisphere would melt and destroy the surrounding land. To stop or slow down this effect caused by industrial emissions and carbon dioxide, people are trying to use natural resources to produce energy, which is also known as green energy. This is by far the most prominent benefit of this type of renewable energy.

Sources that are capable of producing renewable energy like solar energy and wind energy are now quickly replacing the ones that have been created by man, which also tend to increase the amount of carbon dioxide in air. The health benefits of this type of energy cannot be overlooked. Allergies, such as the ones that cause breathing disorders, are caused by factory emissions that make use of natural gas and coal. In addition to minimizing these problems, with green energy there would be less heart attacks and neurological disorders. Even many forms of cancer have been found to be associated with industrial emissions and therefore the use of green energy would greatly reduce their risk.

Another benefit of renewable energy is that it is almost inexhaustible. Throughout the world, one source of energy or the other is available in vast abundance. For example, some areas receive extremely powerful sun rays and others experience strong winds all year round. Both these are excellent sources of renewable or green energy. As long as these sources would not exhaust, it would be possible for mankind to produce inexpensive green energy in large amounts.

Renewable energy production has today become a separate and complete industry requiring special skills, technical expertise, and knowledge. This industry in any country will be able to generate more labor offering jobs to people who are currently jobless. Moreover, as more people would recognize the long-term benefits of this type of energy and its uses on a residential level, it will become cheaper and more approachable. A good number of companies are working in India offering low-cost electricity solutions to consumers by installing solar panel systems in homes. People have become aware of how cost-effective it really is and therefore they are investing in solar panels to realize its long-term benefits.

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