Drawbacks of Solar energy

Submitted by frndzzz on Tue, 07/06/2021 - 23:30

Some points on drawbacks of solar energy are discussed below. Also check it out its advantages and disadvantages to learn more about solar energy. 

Some drawbacks or solar energy are :

  1. One of the major drawback of solar energy is the cost of the equipment which is expensive to buy and install
  2. Solar energy can be used used during the day but at night time this equipment is of no use.
  3. If the area is small then the equipment cannot be installed, because to get more output it require large area for installment.
  4. It cannot be use at places where there is unavailability of sunlight.
  5. Seasonal energy and location sensitivity
  6. High upfront cost
  7. Installation requirement 
  8. Some PV cells are made up of heavy metals which are toxic and difficult to recycle
  9. Panels can deteriorate and pollutants are created when cells are made.