What are the limitations of Solar energy?

Submitted by frndzzz on Tue, 07/06/2021 - 23:22

Some points on limitations of using solar energy are discussed below. Also find out some advantages and disadvantages to learn more about solar energy. 

Some limitations of solar energy are :

  1. Installation of solar energy system requires a large area
  2. It is only useful when the sun light is available 
  3. Amount of sunlight is not constant, it varies with location , time of a day, time of a year and weather 
  4. The cost of solar collectors, panels and cells are relatively expensive to manufacture although prices are falling rapidly
  5. Ecological and cultural issues
  6. Limited locations and size limitation
  7. It needs storage system
  8. Seasonal energy, high upfront cost, installation requirements and location sensitivity