As diverse economies and alternative economies tend to focus on ethical coordinates that respect and sustain our natural ecological systems of our environment, solar panels are considered an example of this?
Over the past few years in which climate change has been more of a concern, renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly common, especially solar panels retro fitted onto vernacular housing, either rented or invested by the homeowner or landlord. This reveals a mixture of intentions between the economic aims of solar panels, which is a combination of gaining a significant return on investment (saving of increasing energy bills) and care for the planet by not using non-renewable energy sources.
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