Clean Energy In Florida

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As the economy goes down and the ice caps continue to melt, Americans are starting to be green. Not green like painting yourself like a plant but pretty close. By being people green it helps the earth by re-using resources materials, using less energy, decreases the use of harmful products into our environment, and possibly save some money in our pockets. People are constantly try and find newer ways to find clean energy from their environments to reduce their energy bills. Citizens living on the coast would love having energy from the nature since they live around it. If they love and use the ocean for enjoyment why cant they use it for power too? The government should help start using alternative resources for people living in Florida with…show more content…
With a place like Florida where we live with nature half the time; we need to harness it's power! Like for instance solar energy and wave energy would be the best for a abundant amount of natural energy since we deal with the sun and ocean constantly and have a somewhat endless amount to them. Solar energy is a #1 source that we in Florida are trying to use for energy. The use solar energy have been use in many different way from heating foods to collecting energy to use. Solar panels are the most common form of solar power use in the country. They have said to be quite expensive to buy but also is worth the money over time saving the money from using less energy. The Department of Energy is even thinking of using solar panels as our new roads. The Department of Energy has given money toward a project called Solar Roadways. The project would use solar panels to be the road which would be capable of having to develop e LED road warnings and built-in heating elements that could prevent roads from be frozen during the winter. Also said that a mile long of this road could have the potential to keep 500 houses of the energy…show more content…
Cost meaning actual income, environmental damage, or risks not wanting to chance with.The electrial company would hate the idea of conserving energy and the findings for natural energy. With the amount of people employeed by the the electrial company their would be alot of lay offs of employees and also loss of profits if we start improving our energy conservation. Environmentals would be cautious if the construction did any damage to any habitats or behavoirs. The possibility of a new tax on people for construction would have negitive impact toward energy improvements. Also if the ideas or machines can not handle the rough conditions florida's weather has to offer would have negitive impacts. For example, People might be skeptical in buying solar panels because solar panels might not be able to stand hurricanes strong winds and they brake it. People would not want to pay for constant repairs of a solar panel just to save a little bit of cash. When faced with having to pay more money when starting to save money is something citizens do not want to have a risk in
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