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What is Green Energy?
Green energy is a type of energy or power generated by making use of the inherent natural elements and resources that the earth has. When these types of resources are converted into power or energy, negative byproducts or pollutants released to the environment is also at its minimum level.
Green energy can be sourced from natural sources as:the sun, wind, geothermal, biomass/anaerobic, or hydro-power. There are also experts who consider nuclear power as green energy due to its very minimal waste output.
It can be noted that the most widely used energy sources of today are fossil fuels, carbon, and crude oil. Although these are essentially sourced from the earth or nature, they are not considered green energy sources due to the high levels of pollutants they emit and release to the environment when they are converted to energy or power.
The concept of green energy is also not limited to the actual power or electricity that has been produced by converting the energy sources mentioned above. It can also manifest in other forms, at times, as raw energy produced by sunlight, water, or geothermal heat. To cite an example, you may be unaware but you are already using solar energy while drying clothes, food items, surface water, etc. The same green energy can also be seen at work when a building is efficiently designed to keep it cool in daytime and warm during the night through green architecture.
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Solar Panels and Wind Turbines build

Wind power has gained immense popularity in recent years and is transforming the worlds energy dependency percentages. Wind power is a sustainable and green alternative to coal, gas or wood burning powered traditional electricity generation. This technology is being used on a national level by governments and power companies. It is also being taken advantage of by home domestic users. It is a clean and efficient way to reduce the dependency on traditional and costly energy. Traditional electricity relies mainly on fossil fuels, which is a dying resource pushing up costs continually.
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Solar panels: What are they and how can they save the average consumer money?

Solar panels are becoming increasingly relied upon for energy both by large scale corporate producers and also more interestingly by home consumers. Solar energy is a low carbon emitting way of producing electricity. The only carbon emission involved in solar electricity production is involved in the actually making and transportation of the panel. After that it is all carbon neutral and friendly to the global environment. The traditional alternative to solar production of power is by burning fossil fuels or wood to convert heat to electricity. This not only emits greenhouse gases into the immediate climate and atmosphere but relies on a dying resource. It is well known that supplies of oil and gas are limited and are running out. This means that over time the price of electricity produced by fossil fuels can only increase. Producing power via sunlight however uses a near infinite resource, it is estimated that the sun has another 5 billion years of life left in it. That’s a lot more than the supply of fossil fuels on our planet!