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Solar Energy. By: Mayra Portillo Febuary18,2011 Block 1.2. What is Solar Energy?. Solar energy is when the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy. It is made up of gas. Solar energy travels to Earth in rays. http://graphics8.nighttimes.com/images/blogs/greeninc/arizonasun.jpg.

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Solar energy

Solar Energy

By: Mayra Portillo

Febuary18,2011

Block 1.2


What is solar energy

What is Solar Energy?

  • Solar energy is when the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy.

  • It is made up of gas.

  • Solar energy travels to Earth in rays.

http://graphics8.nighttimes.com/images/blogs/greeninc/arizonasun.jpg


Is solar energy renewable or nonrenewable

Is Solar Energy renewable or nonrenewable?

  • Solar energy is renewable because it will always shine.

http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/images/sunlight.jpg


Where is your resource located in the world

Where is your resource located in the world?

  • It is located near the equator like Central America.

http://www.energy.sc.gov/images/lev4_Renew_Solar.jpeg


How do we recover or capture the energy in our resource

How do we recover or capture the energy in our resource?

  • We can use solar panels.

http://plaza.ufl.edu/cjk11/Webpage/solarth.jpg


How is your energy resource used

How is your energy resource used?

  • Solar energy is used in electricity, transportation, and heat.

http://bus.utpb.edu/media/images/solar.jpg


How does your resource affect the environment

How does your resource affect the environment?

  • It can cause Global Warming.


List some advantages and disadvantages

Advantages

It is free

No pollution

In sunny countries,solar power is used where there is no electricity.

Disadvantages

Doesn’t work at night.

Solar panels are very expensive.

A little bit of electricity.

List some advantages and disadvantages.


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