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Solar energy

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Short presentation on solar energy

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

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