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Solar Energy[1]

  1. 1. By Tom, Meret, Milan, Will Solar Power
  2. 2. What is Solar Energy? <ul><li>Solar Energy is energy from the sun in form of heat and/or light. Solar Energy is a clean, renewable source that is environmentally friendly. It is available almost everywhere on Earth. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Pros of Solar Energy <ul><li>Clean source of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Renewable </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Low maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Environmentally friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Silent </li></ul>
  4. 4. How it works… <ul><li>http:// www.solarforthehome.com/solar_house.html </li></ul>
  5. 5. How we use Solar Power <ul><li>Photovoltaic/Solar Cells: This changes light into electricity. (like a calculator that uses solar power) </li></ul><ul><li>Because energy will be produced from the sun to heat water in homes, not as much gas or energy will be needed to heat homes. Also, pipes are painted black, so that they can catch the sun’s energy. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Solar energy systems can provide electricity 24 hours a day because solar electric modules are combined with batteries in one integrated energy system. </li></ul><ul><li>Solar panels can be multicoloured. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE END http://www.siemenssolar.com/facts.html http://www.wikipedia.com http://www.solarhome.org/infowhatissolarpower.html

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