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Where are They Now? Patrick Donnelly in Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 Retrospective

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Where are They Now? Patrick Donnelly in Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 Retrospective

June 20th 2016 at 3:13PM

Twenty years ago, Patrick Donnelly, then associate principal and director of client services at BHDP, was recognized in the Forty Under 40 class of 1996 from the Cincinnati Business Courier. In a rare retrospective of all winners from this highly motivated class, the Business Courier reports on the current standings of each nominee.

Today, Patrick Donnelly continues his work at BHDP, now as an owner and client leader.

As the article reports:

A lot has changed since 1996. The Forty Under 40 awards were only in their second year and the Business Courier received 120 nominations. (This year, we received 426 nominations.) However, the focus was the same: We were seeking up-and-coming business leaders making a difference in the community.

The emphasis is on leadership and potential leadership – whether it is in business, finance, politics, nonprofits, education or public service. Focus is also placed on the nominee’s community involvement. Most of our honorees have made good on the early promise they showed. Among them we count 14 company presidents, nine sitting CEOs, three business owners, two law partners and one judge.

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Security Cameras & Surveillance Cameras from ADT Home Security, how much are security systems.#How

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How much are security systems

Wireless Security Cameras

With an ADT Pulse® wireless home security camera system, you can do more than monitor your home security remotely — you can manage your life. For example, looking in on the cable repairman from your office.

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Digital Video Recorder

With a digital video recorder DVR, you get clear audio and video and remote viewing, plus you can record from all cameras at the same time. A DVR is a must in order to get the maximum performance no matter which of the security camera systems you choose.

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Dome Security Cameras

You’ll recognize the benefits of using dome cameras provide to security camera systems immediately. They can be mounted almost anywhere, provide you with 360° viewing, and their clear, crisp imaging results in sharp video — even in low light.

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Indoor Color Security Cameras

Video surveillance cameras are essential to security camera systems and can be incredibly helpful to you and the police in solving break-ins. Using our high-resolution color cameras allows you (and the police) to see more details whether the break-in occurred in bright or low light.

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A quad splitter strips away the limitations of single-image viewing, allowing you to see what is happening on home surveillance systems with up to four cameras simultaneously.

How much are security systems

Perfect for family members who want to see video feeds from different monitors simultaneously, a video duplicator allows multiple people to keep up with what’s happening at home and view your home security camera system from multiple locations.

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  • Easily works with your ADT Pulse® wireless network using the Camera Assistant

Frequently Asked Questions

Can someone else access the wireless home security camera systemsignal and view the images captured by the cameras in and around my business?

ADT wireless security security camera systems use an encrypted wireless protocol known as WPA2. This is an industry-recognized method to limit access to wireless networks and communications so that your wireless signals remain private between the surveillance camera and the iHub – just another way that our home surveillance systems make sure you’re always protected.

Can I use wireless cameras with the ADT Pulse ® home surveillance systems that I purchase on my own?

No. Only wireless cameras provided by ADT can be used with the ADT Pulse® security camera system. Off-the-shelf cameras cannot be registered to the home security camera system.

Can I listen to what is happening in my home with the ADT Pulse ® home surveillance systems, and record audio as well as video?

Due to federal and various state laws, the ADT Pulse ® system does not provide the ability to deliver or store audio along with the video. Our high definition cameras ensure that the crispest and clearest images arrive directly to you at any time of the day.

Can ADT Pulse cameras record images in the dark?

ADT Pulse home security camera system utilize outdoor security cameras which can see in the dark. Currently, the ADT Pulse indoor bookshelf security cameras cannot see in the dark. Many people use an automation to turn on a light when requesting video. An automation is an option that allows you to preprogram an action to occur when triggered by another action.

Why Our Customers Choose ADT Video Surveillance Security Camera System

“Having ADT Pulse saved my dog’s life. When I received a call from ADT, I was able to check the camera and verify smoke in the home.”





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What are some profitable business ideas to start in a small town? #business #proposal

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you can have the best idea in the world, but if people don t care. you won t make a dime!

i m in a facebook mastermind group, and i asked what stopped everyone in the group from starting their own business, and most of the responses were.

i have no idea

my friend had a difficult time starting his business. he kept complaining to me how he doesn t have any good business ideas. he was waiting for the perfect idea to fall on his lap.

so i told him to not wait for the perfect idea. just start with a boring idea that has DEMAND.

so i gave him my 5 day business formula to find an idea, test demand, and get people to send him money.

he applied my formula, and in 5 days he got 5 sales. with no product, and no website! he just posted on facebook and got 5 people to send him money.

he applied it in other areas as well, and it also works! it works for online, offline, physical products, or even local services.

he finally realized that at the end of the day, its not about finding the perfect idea. its about starting with a boring idea and test if there s demand — test if people are willing to pay for your idea.

you can have a perfect idea, but if there s no demand. it doesnt matter. it will never take off!

you dont need to start a HUGE company like google or facebook on day one! just start something small. and then slowly grow from there.

the 5 day business formula is something that i ve used before but have never thought about teaching to anyone. it s something similar from the lean startup and the startup weekend methodology where you build a minimum viable product. except that my process doesn t involve building a product or even a website. you use what i call lightweight testing to test your idea without investing alot of time or money into it.

i ve used it to test a local food delivery service, web freelance service, and other types of businesses and product ideas.

its a useful way to test your business idea without spending any money or time on building a product, or a website.

it goes something like this:

1. brainstorm a list of ideas. a minimum of 20 ideas is good. it doesnt matter if its a good or a bad idea. at this stage, you re just listing down all kinds of ideas. (ideas are all around you. see what products people are currently buying.)

2. afterwards, you do some research. is there demand for your idea? you can talk to people, do kw research, or use my eavesdropping technique. http://www.hustletothetop .com/ge.

3. if there s no demand, you go back and choose a different idea from your list and test it again until you find an idea that has demand.

4. if there is demand, you simply get people to pay you money to validate whether your idea is something that people are willing to pay for or not! its not enough that people say yes . see if they pay! it doesnt even have to be the full amount. if they pay, then you have a validated business idea.

5. then you manually deliver the product or service. if you dont have a product, you do dropshipping.

6. once you have a validated idea — ie. 3 to 10 sales — that people are willing to pay for. then you reinvest your profits into the business — build a website, etc — and create systems to automate and systemize your business so that the business works FOR you.

thats just the gist of it. you can use it to start a niche online business, or a local offline service business to earn some money on the side.

1. ideas are worthless. it s all about execution and demand! dont waste time waiting for the perfect idea to fall on your lap. just start with a boring idea and test if there is DEMAND. at the end of the day you ll make more money with a boring idea that has demand, instead of chasing after the mythical perfect idea that will never happen.

2. you dont have to start something new. just copy what other businesses or products that are already selling well. customers pay for products or services that solve their problem. they dont pay for you to have a unique business idea.

3. if you cant beat them, join them. instead of working against your competitor, why not work together. they already have the hot selling product. just help them to sell it while you split the profit. that s how i first started my online business in the tourism niche.

The last part of your question start in a small town creates the impression that your physical location is a determining factor in your choice of business ideas.

With the technology we have available today you can stay in a small town, however, and access a global market – serving customers who do not necessarily live in or visit your town. This opens more opportunities that definitely can be more profitable.

One business idea is to sell software solutions that will help people work smarter instead of harder.

In a related post you will see the reasons why you do not need technical knowledge, a technical team or up-front capital to pursue this business idea.

You can focus all your efforts on marketing existing solutions and/or you can create your own solutions.

Practical steps you can take:

  1. Find an itch in the market that needs scratching . This is the key success factor and it will determine the probability of achieving success. If you can identify a need and solve it, well, then you are in business.
  2. Create (or clone) a simple yet effective solution for this itch .
  3. Market your solution. The better your solution scratches an itch , the easier marketing should become.

This business will require some effort up-front, but after selling your first solution you ll start earning recurring income – without much additional effort.

Plus, you can stay in a small town with all the benefits of a close-knit community without being restricted to their spending potential.





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A Rant About Asking People if They Are “Busy” – Red Hot – Business

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A Rant About Asking People if They Are “Busy”

A Rant About Asking People if They Are “Busy”

I have a request that will help you and your fellow business owners….

Stop asking people if they are busy to see how they are.

We ask people this as if them responding with a “yes” is a good thing?

I don t know anyone who truly wants to feel busy. “Busy” normally goes along with feeling over-worked, tired and stressed out, it usually means not being relaxed and surviving on adrenaline. I don’t know anyone that really enjoys those feelings on an ongoing basis (and I certainly don’t like it either).

I do like to feel challenged though. I do like to feel that I m in demand. I do like to feel that I have a good flow of business to keep me profitable. I like to feel that I’ve got things under control and be relaxed about it (even when I’m working hard).

To me, Busy is a dirty four letter word. We are trained from an early age that busy is a great definition of success Because if we re busy then we must be successful, right? It s not true though. Busy is NOT a sign of success. Busy might mean that we have a lot of clients or work on, but it’s very easy to be busy yet not be profitable. And it s easy to be busy and profitable and still not be happy!

In my observation from coaching hundreds of business owners most are too busy. Their business runs them. So a better question might be How s business? or How s everything working out?” Let’s break the curse of ‘busy being a good thing in business.





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What are hot new business ideas, will nest thermostat work in my home #business

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What are business ethics? Business ethics and corporate social responsibility – Anglo American #business

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Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
An Anglo American case study

Page 2: What are business ethics?

Business ethics are moral principles that guide the way a business behaves. The same principles that determine an individual s actions also apply to business.

Acting in an ethical way involves distinguishing between right and wrong and then making the right choice. It is relatively easy to identify unethical business practices. For example, companies should not use child labour. They should not unlawfully use copyrighted materials and processes. They should not engage in bribery.

However, it is not always easy to create similar hard-and-fast definitions of good ethical practice. A company must make a competitive return for its shareholders and treat its employees fairly. A company also has wider responsibilities. It should minimise any harm to the environment and work in ways that do not damage the communities in which it operates. This is known as corporate social responsibility.

Codes of behaviour

The law is the key starting point for any business. Most leading businesses also have their own statement of Business Principles which set out their core values and standards. In Anglo American s case, this is called Good Citizenship .

A business should also follow relevant codes of practice that cover its sector. Many companies have created voluntary codes of practice that regulate practices in their industrial sector. These are often drawn up in consultation with governments, employees, local communities and other stakeholders. Anglo American has played an active part in initiatives such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative.

Anglo American has also contributed to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. This code sets out principles and practices for ensuring that a company s need to ensure the security of its employees and operations in volatile countries does not adversely impact upon the local population. Thus the Principles provide guidance on how both private and public security forces assigned to protect a mining operation or an oil and gas facility should be vetted, trained in human rights, monitored and controlled.

Anglo American also aims to ensure that it plays a role in protecting the human rights of its employees and local people in countries in which it operates. The company supports the principles set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

All companies need to make a profit. However, Anglo American recognises that this objective must take account of ethics as shown in its statement on corporate responsibility: Though providing strong returns for our shareholders remains our prime objective, we do not believe that these can or should be achieved at the expense of social, environmental and moral considerations. Indeed a long-term business such as ours will only thrive if it also takes into account the needs of other stakeholders such as governments, employees, suppliers, communities and customers.

Stakeholders

An important process used by Anglo American is that of stakeholder engagement. This enables it better to understand the perspectives and priorities of external groups that are affected by its activities and to factor them into its decision-making processes. To support this work at a local level, Anglo American has developed a Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox or SEAT process.

This toolbox helps managers to measure the impact of activities on the company and communities. It also helps to improve a mine s contribution to development through, for example, using its supply chain needs to generate new businesses or to improve the water or electricity infrastructure. They use this toolbox to engage with stakeholders including community representatives.

Sometimes communities have to be resettled, with government sanction, in order for important mineral deposits to be accessed. This can cause controversy and divisions in the communities concerned. International best practice sets out a number of key stages in such a process including the need for structured consultation, fair compensation and the importance of restoring and enhancing the livelihoods of people in their new locations.

Recently Anglo American has had to undertake two such relocations in South Africa at the villages of Ga Pila and Motlhotlo. These were undertaken with the support of the provincial government and local tribal leadership and after consultation with local people lasting for several years leading to agreement with each householder. New villages have been built with better houses and infrastructure and more land for farming. The relocation programme was voluntary. The relocation programme at Motlhotlo is still under way but at Ga Pila 98% of those living in the old village took up the offer to move to the new village.

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Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action #what #are #ad-hoc

What is the ADP?

The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP) is a subsidiary body that was established by decision 1/CP.17 in December 2011. The mandate of the ADP is to develop a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties, which is to be completed no later than 2015 in order for it to be adopted at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and for it to come into effect and be implemented from 2020.
By the same decision, the COP launched a workplan on enhancing mitigation ambition to identify and to explore options for a range of actions that can close the ambition gap with a view to ensuring the highest possible mitigation efforts by all Parties.

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Additional information on the work of the ADP

At its first session, in 2012, the ADP adopted the agenda, as set out in document FCCC/ADP/2012/2. paragraph 13, initiating work under two workstreams: workstream 1 on matters related to paragraphs 2 to 6 of decision 1/CP.17 (agenda item 3(a)) and workstream 2 on matters related to paragraphs 7 and 8 of the same decision (agenda item 3(b)). Throughout 2013 and 2014, the ADP has continued its work under both workstreams including through a series of in-session round-table discussions and workshops, as well as technical expert meetings and briefings, taking into account submissions from Parties and observer organizations as invited by the ADP.

The first session of the ADP in 2015 was held in Geneva (ADP 2-8 ). The ADP concluded its work in Paris on 5 December 2015 (ADP 2-12 ).

Workstream 1: the 2015 agreement

The COP, by decision 1/CP.17. launched a process to develop a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties (also referred to as the 2015 agreement), which shall be adopted at the twenty-first session of the COP, in 2015, for it to come into effect and be implemented from 2020.

According to decision 2/CP.18. the ADP is to consider elements for a draft negotiating text no later than at its session to be held in conjunction with COP 20, in December 2014, with a view to making available a negotiating text before May 2015.

Decision 1/CP.19. adopted in Warsaw, requested the ADP to further elaborate, beginning at its first session in 2014, elements for a draft negotiating text, taking into consideration its work, including, inter alia, on mitigation, adaptation, finance, technology development and transfer, capacity-building and transparency of action and support.

In Lima, through decision 1/CP.20. Parties acknowledged the progress made in elaborating the elements for a draft negotiating text as contained in the annex to the decision. Parties further requested the ADP to intensify its work, with a view to making available a negotiating text for a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties before May 2015.

Through the same decision, Parties requested the secretariat to communicate the negotiating text to Parties in accordance with provisions of the Convention and the applied rules of procedure, while noting that such communication will not prejudice whether the outcome will be a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force under the Convention applicable to all Parties.

Workstream 2: pre-2020 ambition

The COP, by decision 1/CP.17. noted with grave concern the significant gap between the aggregate effect of Parties’ mitigation pledges in terms of global annual emissions of greenhouse gases by 2020 and aggregate emission pathways consistent with having a likely chance of holding the increase in global average temperature below 2 C or 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels.

Though the same decision, the COP decided to launch a workplan on enhancing mitigation ambition to identify and explore options for a range of actions that can close the ambition gap, with a view to ensuring the highest possible mitigation efforts by all Parties.

In Doha, through decision 2/CP.18. the COP decided to identify and explore in 2013 options for a range of actions that can close the pre-2020 ambition gap, with a view to identifying further activities for its plan of work in 2014, ensuring the highest possible mitigation efforts under the Convention.

Decision 1/CP.19 requested the ADP to accelerate its conduct of the workplan on enhancing mitigation ambition to identify and to explore options for a range of actions that can close the ambition gap, with a view to ensuring the highest possible mitigation efforts by all Parties in the context of decision 1/CP.17, paragraphs 7 and 8. Parties also decided to accelerate activities under the workplan on enhancing mitigation ambition in accordance with decision 1/CP.17, paragraphs 7 and 8, by, inter alia, intensifying, as from 2014, the technical examination of opportunities for actions with high mitigation potential, including those with adaptation and sustainable development co-benefits, with a focus on the implementation of policies, practices and technologies that are substantial, scalable and replicable, with a view to promoting voluntary cooperation on concrete actions in relation to identified mitigation opportunities in accordance with nationally defined development priorities.

The secretariat has set up a portal which presents information on cooperative initiatives undertaken around the world at various levels by governments, international organizations, civil society, and business to reduce emissions.

In Lima, the COP, by decision 1/CP.20. reiterated its resolve to enhance ambition in the pre-2020 period in order to ensure the highest possible mitigation efforts under the Convention by all Parties. The COP further decided to continue the technical examination of opportunities with high mitigation potential, including those with adaptation, health and sustainable development co-benefits, in the period 2015 2020 and requested the ADP to make recommendations in relation to further advancing the technical examination process, including the periodic assessment of the technical expert meetings, to the COP at its twenty-first session.





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What are some good home-business ideas for a stay-at-home Indian woman? #start #up #business

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There are many things you can do. Plus, you have the advantage of being more educated than your peers.

Firstly, I d suggest you to try and build an audience for yourself. The best way to get started with that would be to write a blog.

Do you have a hobby? Do you have a particular skill? You could help others pursue that hobby or learn that skill and make some profit from it too.

More often, we tend to have gained some skills by doing something, skills which complement the main thing. So, if you were a teacher, you d also to need to have good communication, crowd control and problem solving skills in addition of having the skill to teach. Try to explore these hidden skills of yours.

You mentioned that you had a child, did you pull off some clever skills or hacks while you were pregnant or your baby was growing up? Chances are many other women will also be in the same problem as you were in, write a book (eBook will be a good option here) detailing the problems and solutions you came up with. Sell it to the audience you have created. Initially, the money will not be that great, but if you keep coming up with good content and market yourself, there should be no problem in being able to run earn the money you want to.

Try reading new books, they help a lot. I recommend The $100 Startup. This book specifically profiles people who have earned around $50,000 a year doing things they love. Almost all the businesses mentioned here are not skill intensive and can be operated by anyone. Plus, the author also gives actionable advice on how and where to get started and what can you do to enjoy freedom and earn money.

Here s a list of what all you can do, according to me. Although, it would have been easier to answer this if you would have told, in which city you live and how much investment can you do. Still, I will try to do my best.

1. Teach what you know the best: Investment Banking — Apply in schools to teach commerce students of higher grades or apply in colleges. With industry exposure and experience I am sure you will easily get a job. Later, you can earn some extra money by giving tuitions in the evening. A teacher, teaching in a college and then giving tuitions can easily earn around 50,000.

2. Start Blogging: [ A lot of people below have listed blogging to earn money through Ads or affiliate marketing, but this will take time, it takes atleast 3 to 4 years to start earning a healthy amount through blogging and that too if you are regular blogger and understand lot many complexities like SEO, coding etc.]. Write about things that you understnad, you are at home, so you have time to research and read. Write your own articles and analysis about various mergers, economic trends, stock advices, etc etc. Publicise your blog through facebook and linkedin. Now use this as your customer base. Then start a separate consultancy and advisory. The way Google earns money. Give some services for free like research and analysis, in your case, and then earn from the presence of people. Later, with high traffic you will also be able to earn money from Ads. Also, if you will have a set of audience reading you per day, later you can also start writing for newspapers or magazines.

3. Start an Activity Centre: [ This is the reason, I asked how much investment you have. In both the options mentioned above, you will not need any investment but for this one, you will need an initial investment ]. Take a space on rent, or better if you have a hall and one room vacant in your home. Put 2 Pool tables, some table chair, an LCD or a Music system will also work, Free Wifi and provide some snacks. All this will cost around 2 lakhs of investment. Charge around Rs. 20 per person/per hour for the pool table. 8 people = Rs. 160. Assume that the shop remains operational for around 10 hours, our of which people play pool for say 5 hours, or for 5 hours the tables remain occupied. This will amount to Rs. 800. [Some times it may happen the tables are not fully occupied, that s why I decreased no of hours of occupancy. ] Provide snacks like, Masala Cola, Soda Lemon, Juice, French Fries, Burgers etc etc. They have high margin and it doesn t takes much expertise to make them. The free wifi and these snacks will make it a fun chill out and hang out place. People will come and spend time. Even if you will be able to make Rs. 400 from the snacks vertical. In aggregate you will be able make around Rs. 36,000 to Rs. 40,000 per month. Later you can expand to have a gym on the next floor or something.

4. Open up a Coaching Centre. This is similar to the 1st point. Education is the best business in India these days. One can easily earn Rs. 20,000 to 30,000 just by giving home tuitions in the evening, 4 to hours thats it. So you obviously will not give home tuitions, but open up your own coaching centre. Hire a teacher in the start, to teach subjects in which you are not very good. Preferably hire a college student as, they will be more enthusiastic and eager to teach and will charge less money, all they are concerned about is to make some extra bucks. Start with teaching commerce students, teach subjects that you know. May be 1st year you will not make much, but yes second year onwards you will have a decent income. And trust me this will rise exponentially. May be in 3 or 4 years, you will be earning much more than what you have expected above in the description, provided you give some good results and better branding.

5. Start Investing — You understand companies and you understand market. Start with a decent amount of Rs. 2 lakhs. Have a varied portfolio. With some technical analysis and a good knowledge, it wont be hard to make 20% return. And obviously later you will earn compounded returns. You will be able to make much more money after 2 or 3 years.

I hope some of these points will help and If any of these do work, then give me some tips on Investment Banking, or preferably teach me. P As, I want to be an Investment Banker and currently working in the same field. )





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Why Are Solar Panels Important in Our Society?

by ROB CALLAHAN Last Updated: Jun 13, 2017

Rob Callahan lives in Minneapolis, where he covers style, culture and the arts for Vita.MN and “l’étoile Magazine.” His work has earned awards in the fields of journalism, social media and the arts. Callahan graduated from Saint Cloud State University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy.

There are many diverse reasons for societies to adopt solar power. Photo Credit altrendo images/Stockbyte/Getty Images

Photovoltaic and solar-thermal panels generate free electricity by converting sunlight into electricity or transferring the sun’s heat to heating and ventilation systems. The use of solar panels to generate energy provides many benefits, which include reductions in the costs associated with generating electricity. Solar panels also provide pollution-free power sources and afford new levels of independence to energy consumers.

Solar Power Reduces Air Pollution from Coal Power Plants

While coal power plants filter their emissions, trace amounts of toxic particulates penetrate air filtering systems and enter the atmosphere. Mercury is among the pollutants that enter the air from coal power plant emissions, and it can contaminate local ecological systems and harm plants, wildlife and human inhabitants. Because solar power is emissions-free, it is more safe for the environments and communities that neighbor solar panel arrays than are coal power plants.

Conservation of Resources

Because solar panels convert light from the sun into heat and electricity, they require no other source of fuel. Coal, natural gas, oil and nuclear power systems rely on nonrenewable resources to generate power.

Preservation of Habitats Affected by Mining

Coal and uranium mining are often devastating to their local environments. Heavy equipment, waste products and large-scale disruption of local habitats can render the land surrounding a mine barren and unusable after the mine is no longer in use. Coal mining is also dangerous to the workers who operate the mines. The use of solar panels eliminates these dangers to both miners and the environment.

Reducing the Need for Nuclear Power

Nuclear power is sometimes classed as a clean or “green” energy source because of the lack of air pollution associated with it, but it generates harmful waste. Nuclear fission reactors are controversial because of the long-lasting nuclear waste they produce and the possibility of catastrophic events, such as the Chernobyl meltdown.

Reducing the Financial Costs of Electricity

Because sunlight is available at no cost, solar panels do not require expensive mining and fuel processing. Once a solar panel is built, it operates for free. In some applications, solar panels can be used to supplement existing power sources to reduce the total cost of energy. In power systems where all of the needed electricity is supplied by solar and other renewable energy sources, such as wind or hydroelectric, electricity is generated completely free of cost.

Generating Energy Independence

Nations that need to obtain oil and other fuel sources from other nations are beholden to their suppliers. Such countries may find it necessary to compromise their national safety or principles in order to maintain trade with their suppliers. Communities and nations who adopt solar energy systems reduce or eliminate their dependence on foreign fuel sources.

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