DISCUSSION: As we get deeper into the 21st Century, there is no debate that we are continuing to get further into a cutting-edge era of technology which is being defined by the onset of various state-of-the-art technologies. Two such of these technologies are wind and solar power which are helping to power the world towards a more sustainable future. Solar and wind power are more effective than nearly all fossil fuels due to the fact that solar and wind power rely on naturally-generated resources on Earth. The major benefit of solar power is the fact that solar power is usable in both climatologically cloudy as well as sunny regions around the world. Moreover, solar photo-voltaic cells also have the ability to store and save surplus solar energy for times at which allows for them to be more adaptable in regions including (but certainly not limited to) the Northeastern United States. This is a result of the fact that regions of the world such as the Northeastern United States which are more prone to frequent cloudy conditions would prevent solar panel facilities and privately-owned set-ups from working at maximum efficiency during the cloudier periods of a given year.
In switching gears to wind power technology, wind power is also an incredibly viable form of sustainable technology as society on planet Earth continues to evolve with time. This is chiefly due to the fact that as the Sun heats different parts of planet Earth unevenly on a routine basis, this induces differential pressure gradients (i.e., variable changes in local surface pressure over some horizontal and/or vertical distance) across different regions around the world. As a result of inducing differential pressure gradients (as explained above), this then induces differential wind speeds at locations around the world. Hence, whether it be over land or over the ocean, wind farms are typically a very effective form of consistent energy production throughout the course a given year at many locations around the world.
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