Solar Energy



     Peerada, Sahapat,
     Watsuwach, Carl

      MUIC ICPY211
      Trimester 1st 2009-2010
What is solar energy?

 Solar energy is a radiant energy that is produced by
 the sun.
Facts about Solar Energy Usage

 Solar Energy is measured in kilowatt-hour. 1
 kilowatt = 1000 watts.
 1 kilowatt-hour (kW...
Usages




 Solar hot water
 Solar furnace
 Solar cell
Advantages

 Free energy
 No pollution
 Renewable resources
 Unlimited resources
Disadvantages

 Low efficiency: 10-20%
 conversion
 High cost
 –   storage
 Can use only in
 daytime
Task List

 Peerada: Powerpoint
 Sahapat: Research
 Watsuwach: Research
 Carl: Research
References

 http://www.freesolaronline.com/
 http://www.engineeringchallenge.org
 http://www.facts-about-solar-
 energy.c...
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Solar Energy Physics (student preso)

  1. 1. Solar Energy Peerada, Sahapat, Watsuwach, Carl MUIC ICPY211 Trimester 1st 2009-2010
  2. 2. What is solar energy? Solar energy is a radiant energy that is produced by the sun.
  3. 3. Facts about Solar Energy Usage Solar Energy is measured in kilowatt-hour. 1 kilowatt = 1000 watts. 1 kilowatt-hour (kWh) = the amount of electricity required to burn a 100 watt light bulb for 10 hours. About 30% of our total energy consumption is used to heat water.
  4. 4. Usages Solar hot water Solar furnace Solar cell
  5. 5. Advantages Free energy No pollution Renewable resources Unlimited resources
  6. 6. Disadvantages Low efficiency: 10-20% conversion High cost – storage Can use only in daytime
  7. 7. Task List Peerada: Powerpoint Sahapat: Research Watsuwach: Research Carl: Research
  8. 8. References http://www.freesolaronline.com/ http://www.engineeringchallenge.org http://www.facts-about-solar- energy.com/facts-about-solar-energy.html

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