Every day, the sun radiates (sends out) an enormous amount of energy—called solar energy. It radiates more energy in one second than the world has used since time began. This energy comes from within the sun itself.
Renewable or Nonrenewable?????
Every day enough solar energy reaches the Earth to supply our nation’s energy needs for a year! Solar energy is considered a renewable energy source.
Where is solar energy found.
Solar energy encompasses the entire planet due to the fact that it stems from the sun.
Solar energy can be utilized to power electric terminals, pump water, to warm your home or office and power vehicles.
How Solar energy works ......
what place uses solar energy the most???
Examples for places that use solar energy on a large scale include the Mojave Desert. The Mojave Desert is located in California and is the world’s largest solar power installation. It generates enough electricity to power the homes of more than half a million people.
Expensive or not???
Panels come in different “strengths” or wattage levels.The national average cost per watt is somewhere between $6 dollars and $8 dollars per watt. A small, 5 solar panels system that has a total power output of 1,150 watts (1.15kW) may cost $6.50 per watt while a larger 30 panel system that has a total output of 6,900 watts (6.9kW) may cost $6 dollars per watt. A large megawatt (MW) array may be as low as $4 dollars per watt.