Free Solar & Renewable Energy Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles



What Exactly is Solar Energy?


You might be noticing an increase in the use of solar energy lately, however, what is solar energy really? A simple answer is that it is energy that man gets from the rays of the sun. The energy, heat and light coming from the sun is collected by solar panels and then this energy is converted into a very useful type of energy that we all can benefit from. There are two types of solar energy that can be used. There is passive solar energy and active solar energy.

So, what is solar energy that is called passive? This would be the kind of solar power that is the most archaic and in its most practical form. It is the simplest, this is where the suns energy is used as is, simple, for use in lighting and heating purposes. A good example would be a solar blanket you would use to heat a pool or solar panels to use for redirect light onto crops.

What is solar energy technology? Solar energy needs to use photovoltaic technology. The photovoltaics harnesss the energy that comes from the sun and then with semiconductors it will convert the energy from the sun to a usable form of energy by turning it into direct current energy or DC. There are big solar farms and solar panels on homes that you will notice probably often and they are being used for generating energy.

Solar energy can be used in a variety of different ways. Contrary to popular belief the solar energy we use is not just converted into electricity for power grids. It also is used to heat different things. It can be used to help increase the growth of plants and used for natural lighting so people can save on electricity.

One major benefit of using solar energy is that its use is not geographically limited to one area. This is because solar panels that are used can be put just about anywhere and on just about almost any scale. They can be used on the smallest home to a huge solar farm out in the desert.

It is predicted that solar energy will become one of our major sources of renewable energy in the near future and should be seriously considered by all those who use energy. It really has no limits when it comes to the applications it can be used for, it is reliable and extremely cost effective.





Comments
Post has no comments.
Post a Comment




Captcha Image






BLOG TAG CLOUD
Uni-Solar burner solar heating control panels solar panels concrete pillars Bell Laborities photovoltaic cells residential system rechargeable batteries Sanyo energy conversion cell arrays angle brackets professionals mounting points solar cells soldering low voltage solar inverter environment geothermal energy photovoltaic cell solar breaker BP Solar electric bills ocean energy band saw commercial appliances mounting AC photovoltaic panels bus wire solar energy rollable solar chargers hydropower Sharp copper sheets solar charger metal guillotine wattage tabbing wire sun electric ring hob solar panel solar installation tidal power plexiglass energy technology General Electric excess energy cuprous oxide earth light lithium solar inverter technology Kaneka australia power inverter wood strips Mitsubishi Electric homemade cell solar cell sunshine good brand foldable panels commercial system renewable resources electric appliances solar hot water electrical charge duct tape Suntech win energy batteries great environment leading solar panel brand installation solar panels for sale esource contractors fragile Australian solar cell bioenergy flux sun power wind turbine design engineering cells electricity heating DC portable style natural resources save money current renewable energy solar power emery cloth non-conductive material thin film type panels power grids oxidation investment copper wire electrical cable energy affordable power financial savings warranty period solar modules



Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Technology Blogs
Technology blogs