Today, we have really cool facts about solar energy! Solar energy facts are fun facts for kids to learn about the most abundant energy source available to the world.
These days, there’s an all-time high of people searching for cleaner energy sources. They want to reduce air pollution and water pollution. What better way than using a renewable energy source like the sun?
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Did you know enough energy hits the earth’s surface in one hour of sunlight to account for a year’s worth of energy for one person? A solar panel system needs at least four hours of direct sunlight per day to get the most out of the solar technology.
Solar Energy Facts FOR KIDS
- Solar energy is an environmentally friendly alternative to fossil fuels as it produces electricity without emitting greenhouse gases, helping to mitigate climate change and reduce global warming.
- In 1883, inventor Charles Fritts made the first solar cells from selenium, which gave rise to the modern solar industry.
- Solar power is a clean energy source that helps reduce businesses’ and individual people’s carbon footprint, becoming really popular in the last decade.
- In recent years, solar energy has experienced significant growth in electricity generation, becoming one of the fastest-growing sources of renewable energy worldwide.
- The space industry has embraced solar energy as a reliable and efficient power source for satellites and spacecraft, utilizing solar panels to capture the sun’s energy in outer space.
- A solar panel is a collection of solar cells, which can be used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect.
- Solar panels should receive at least four hours of direct sunlight per day to satisfy your energy needs.
- The United States has seen an expansion of solar farms used to generate electricity on a commercial level, contributing to the country’s renewable energy goals.
- The Southwestern United States is one of the world’s best areas for solar power generation, and the Mojave Desert receives up to twice the sun’s rays received in other regions of the country.
- Solar systems are designed to still generate electrical energy, although at a reduced capacity, to ensure a continuous enough energy supply even during cloudy days.
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