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Active solar heating. Clay Ponder. Active solar heating is using energy from the sun that is gathered by collectors and used to heat a building. More than 1million homes use active solar energy to heat there homes.

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Active solar heating

Active solar heating

Clay Ponder


Active solar heating

  • Active solar heating is using energy from the sun that is gathered by collectors and used to heat a building.

  • More than 1million homes use active solar energy to heat there homes.

  • It starts out with a solar collector mounted on the roof which captures the sun energy, then a liquid is heated, it is then pumped through a heat exchanger which heats water for the building.


Geothermal energy power from the earth

Geothermal energy –Power from the Earth

  • Geothermal energy-the energy from heat in earths crust.

  • Geothermal plants pump heated water or steam to power a turbine that generates electricity ,then the water is usually returned to the earths crust where it can be used again.

  • U.S. is the leading producer.

  • Worlds largest geothermal power plant is in California.


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