A TRUE SOURCE OF ENERGY- SOLAR ENERGY
by Harshita Dosapati, V-C
Solar energy is the heat and light that comes from the sun. It has been and is still used by the humans in a number of ways such as drying clothes, heating water etc. Not only humans, plants also use solar energy to make their food and indirectly animals are dependent upon solar energy as they eat the plants and the plant products. Use of solar energy is becoming popular these days as it has many advantages like it is free of cost and requires little maintenance. The renewable energy sector is fast growing now and the solar industry is creating millions of jobs to people across the world.
The role of solar energy in creation of jobs in different countries is as follows:
Saudi Arabia could generate 7,50,000 jobs by 2030.
The USA has 2,50,000 workers employed directly or indirectly in various jobs related to solar.
In India, 1,64,400 workers are employed.
In Germany, 1,60,100 workers are employed.
The Indian solar sector is expected to generate 300,000 jobs by 2022 .Thus we can say that solar energy resources are a good alternative to fossil fuels which takes millions of years to be formed and solar energy is cheap and pollution free environment friendly resource. Hence, we should try to use environment friendly solar energy in our daily life and help in making our environment free of pollution.