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What are the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy?

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  • Free of cost
  • Renewable energy
  • Inextable solar energy
  1. Low energy density
  2. High capital cost
  3. Maintenance cost high
  4. Depends on weather
  5. Need to direction tracking


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