Solar Energy

The sun has produced energy for billions of years

Solar energy is the sun's rays (solar radiation) that reach the Earth. This energy can be converted into other forms of energy, such as heat and electricity. The Earth receives 174 petawatts (PW) of incoming solar radiation (insolation) at the upper atmosphere. Approximately 30% is reflected back to space...

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How does Solar work ?

The sun, the power plant in the sky

bathes the Earth in ample energy to fulfil all the world's power needs many times over. It doesn't give off carbon dioxide emissions. It won't run out. And it's free! So how can people on Earth turn this bounty of sunbeams into useful electricity? The sun's light (and all light) contains energy...

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