Solar energy systems/power plants do not produce air pollution or greenhouse gases. Some solar thermal systems use potentially hazardous fluids to transfer heat. Leaks of these materials could be harmful to the environment. U.S. environmental laws regulate the use and disposal of these types of materials.
What are the bad things about solar energy?
Disadvantages of solar energyHigh upfront cost. The large upfront cost is one of the biggest drawbacks of solar panel systems. Solar energy is an intermittent energy source. Solar panel manufacturing has some environmental impact. Solar panels require space. You cant take solar with you.25 Apr 2021
Why solar is a bad idea?
New research shows, albeit unintentional, that generating electricity with solar panels can also be a very bad idea. In some cases, producing electricity by solar panels releases more greenhouse gases than producing electricity by gas or even coal. The researchers come up with a solid set of figures.
Will solar be the future?
Of all renewable energy generation, solar PV is expected to grow the fastest from now to 2050. Some solar-heavy grids, such as the California Independent System Operator have experienced times where over half of demand was met by solar PV.