Knowing the important facts about solar energy will help you improve in its use and you'll attain more benefit from it.
Understanding Solar and the technologies used to harness its energy for your home heating, water heating and the production of electricity, will change your lifestyle to a more efficient use of its power.
Here are some of the many facts about Solar Energy
- The sun is the largest energy sources we have.
- Solar energy is here for as long as we live, so we won't run out of energy.
- The Sun produces clean energy, no pollution of any sort.
- The Sun produces no hazardous byproducts and is environmental friendly.
- Solar energy reach us as light and heat in form of electromagnetic radiation.
- The use of solar energy is global, the sun shines anywhere in the world.
- All life on earth depend on solar energy.
- Solar energy can be transformed to use as heat.
- Solar energy can be transformed to use as electricity.
- Solar energy is completely free.
Facts about the use of Solar Energy for Heating
- The use of Solar Thermal Collectors which collect Solar radiation to heat a liquid or air. This type of heating can be used as space heating for home.
- This type of heating system can also be used as a hot water heater to use in kitchen, bad room, laundry and for heating swimming pools.
- The use of Geothermal heating for a building consist of a heat exchange unit in the building and a flexible high-density polyethylene hose, buried in the ground that absorb the heat from the ground.
- The use of the sun's energy for Cooking with the Solar Cooker.
- The simple use of the sun's energy to dry our laundry on cloth lines.
Facts about Solar Energy for the production of Electricity
- The use of Satellite dish reflectors that concentrate the sunbeams to a water container and bring the water to a boil, produce steam. This steam drives a steam turbine which in turn drives an electric generator to produce electricity.
- The production of electricity with the Solar Panel consists of the active element the Photovoltaic Cell.
- Solar Panel prices are dropping but are still expensive for the majority of people.
- Solar-powered electric cars, and solar-powered airplanes.
- Gadgets like solar-powered garden lights, solar-powered attic fans, solar power backpacks, solar battery chargers solar calculators, solar radios, hybrid solar chargers for cell phones.
Polluted atmosphere makes entry for disasters in this world. Global warming, polar ice melting, tsunamis, flooding, health issues etc.
Make your decision now and turn to Solar or other clean alternative energy source to preserve life for future generations.
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