Solar energy

3 years, 1 month ago

Hey fellow HEthens :)

I have a school projekt about solar energy and I have been wondering how it actually works. Like how do you transform the warmth from the sun into useable energy? :)

December 14, 2011 at 3:35 pm

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Profile photo of Amalie Starlit Amalie Starlit (@oline50) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

By solar energy I mean solar cells :)

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Profile photo of Dick Dick (@dick) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

I suggest a trip to the library. There you will find all the info you need. In general it is not the warmth of the sun, but the photons exciting electrons that flow to make electricity. They flow better if it’s warm though. The weakness is the need for batteries to store the energy. Some places the power corp will buy your excess production.

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Profile photo of Amalie Starlit Amalie Starlit (@oline50) 3 years, 1 month ago ago

Thank you Dick and I would go to the library but it is a little too late for that :/
I used Google and did find out a little bit about it, I just wanted to gear it anyone here new something above Google :)
But thank you :)

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