Kaylee - Solar

Describe how we get energy from solar energy?
Solar Panels are made out of photovoltaic cells (PV) that transforms sunlight int direct current (DC).

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Where is Solar energy used?
 

Kamuthi Solar Power Project uses 648MW, in India Tengger Desert Solar Park uses 1500 MW, in China.

What are Pros of the Solar energy?
  • Silent
  • No green house
  • Reduces electricity costs
  • The  Panels work most of  the day 
What are Cons of the Solar energy?

  • Expensive 
  • Takes up a lot of space
  • Exotic Materials 
Do the Pros out weight the Cons?

Yes the Pros out weight the Cons because 


Cites
NREL-  Solar Energy Basics 

SEIA-  About Solar Energy

energy informative- Solar Energy Pros and Cons 

How SOlar Panels Work


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