SOLAR ENERGY <ul><li>By Nacho Álvarez Fernández </li></ul><ul><li>6th grade </li></ul>
Solar energy comes from radiant light and heat of the sun
<ul><li>People started to use solar panels in 1876. </li></ul><ul><li>Energy from the sun was used from the beginning of H...
<ul><li>Solar energy is transformed in electricity or heat. </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity is transported through wires. </...
<ul><li>Things that work with solar energy: computers, multimedia players, lamps, chargers,etc… </li></ul>
<ul><li>The solar potential of Spain is the highest in Europe. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Spain is the fourth solar power manufaturer of solar energy in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar energy has cover...
<ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PV cells can be used almost anywhere and do not make any noise. </li></ul></ul><u...
<ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PV cells do not work so well when it is cloudy and do not work at night. </li>...
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  1. 1. SOLAR ENERGY <ul><li>By Nacho Álvarez Fernández </li></ul><ul><li>6th grade </li></ul>
  2. 2. Solar energy comes from radiant light and heat of the sun
  3. 3. <ul><li>People started to use solar panels in 1876. </li></ul><ul><li>Energy from the sun was used from the beginning of History to get warm. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Solar energy is transformed in electricity or heat. </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity is transported through wires. </li></ul>Solar energy converted to heat Solar energy converted to electricity
  5. 5. <ul><li>Things that work with solar energy: computers, multimedia players, lamps, chargers,etc… </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The solar potential of Spain is the highest in Europe. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Spain is the fourth solar power manufaturer of solar energy in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar energy has covered 2.8% of the electricity demand in 2009 </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PV cells can be used almost anywhere and do not make any noise. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solar energy does not produce carbon dioxide which can lead to problems like making countries hotter and drier. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solar energy is renewable and the Sun’s heat and light is free. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PV cells do not work so well when it is cloudy and do not work at night. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some countries are not very sunny! Solar power works better in hot places. </li></ul></ul>

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