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How To Generate Electricity From Solar Energy

Emma Said: how can we have safe and sufficient energy for future development? We Answered: I am reminded of an Evaluation Dept study (under Planning Dept) done long ago in AP state, on the impact of a self reliant energy village project in a tribal (lambadi) village: several depts of the state and…

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Where Does Solar Energy Come From

Lester Said: where does solar energy come from? We Answered: Generating electricity with the power of the sun’s rays (“solar power”, “photovoltaic power”, or “PV” for short) is possible due to the photovoltaic effect. “Photo” comes from the Greek for “light”; “voltaic” refers to the production of electricity and is a variant of Italian physicist Alessandro Volta’s…

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Bad Things About Solar Energy

Francisco Said: What is the name of this movie? It;s about how bad we are treating the earth….? We Answered: the day the earth stood still Mildred Said: What type of home construction in best suited for the climate of Denver? We Answered: To get really accurate answers you will need to ask a…

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Solar And Wind Energy

Jesus Said: Is it wise for present Govt to make a costly nuclear deal, instead of investing in wind and solar energy? We Answered: You are absolutely right. Nuclear is never profitable (the only reason they want to build more plants is enormous state subsidies). It also never managed to provide a share of…

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Solar Energy Science Projects

Ashley Said: I need to get a hold of a solar energy scientist/expert for a science project. can someone help? We Answered: Howdy! So what do you need??? Any information on working of solar panels or information on making solar panels? Please be precise to what you need. If you need any instructions on making solar panels or something…

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Renewable Energy Sources

Evelyn Said: What percent of renewable energy sourcessources do energy providers use? We Answered: less than 2% Joanne Said: How could renewable energy sources bebe used to meet a household’s needs? We Answered: renewable sources: solar wind tide wave geothermal, while not renewable, is often classed in this area as it is inexhaustible. Depends on the household and…

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Electric Solar Energy

Rachel Said: How do I convert heat energy in to electric energy? We Answered: well steam can run dinemo connected to it and produce some electricty, but i’m not sure what kind of heat energy source you want to use. if you want to use Solar Energy ( the hottest source) then build a solar panel ( D.i.Y…

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Alternative Energy Sources

Pauline Said: I want to discover/work with alternative energy sources. What is the best major to go for in college? We Answered: Chem Engineering is probably your best bet for alternative fuels you can take classes in environmental engineering but not all schools offer a specific major for that. Heidi Said: How efficient…

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How Do You Make Solar Energy

Lonnie Said: How do you Measure Solar Energy? We Answered: I’m assuming you are making hot water using a solar panels. Well just stick a thermometer and get the temperature in F. or C. and do a comparison with the thermometers. If you are using a photovoltaics solar panels then you would have to use a…

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Solar Geothermal Energy

Lisa Said: How geothermal energy is a derivative of solar energy? We Answered: No. At least not in the sense that fossil fuels are, or hydroelectric power plants are. Most geothermal energy is from gravity and the resulting pressure. TIdal friction and some radioactivity also add to geothermal energy SOmeone may argue that the earth…

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