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Our sun is a natural nuclear reactor. It causes tiny packets of energy known as photons to be released, which travel 93 million miles from the sun to the Earth in approximately 8.5 minutes, according to NASA. Every hour, enough photons strike our globe to generate enough solar energy to theoretically meet all of the world’s energy needs for a whole year’s worth of consumption.

Currently, solar energy contributes barely five-tenths of one percent of the total energy utilized in the United States, according to the Energy Information Administration. However, as solar technology advances and the cost of going solar continues to fall, our capacity to harness the sun’s abundant energy is becoming increasingly feasible.

In 2017, the International Energy Agency reported that solar energy has exceeded all other sources of energy to become the world’s fastest-growing source of electricity, marking the first time that solar energy had outpaced the growth of all other fuels. Since then, solar energy has continued to flourish and set new world records all across the world.

What materials are used in solar panels?

Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are made up of several solar cells that are packaged in a variety of different types of glass. Solar cells, like semiconductors, are constructed of silicon. They are made up of two layers: a positive layer and a negative layer, which when combined form an electric field, much like the one found in a battery. Aside from that, solar panels are enclosed in aerospace-grade conductive adhesives and proprietary encapsulants to protect the cells and reduce degradation caused by exposure to the elements.

What is the process by which solar panels work?

When photons strike a solar cell, they dislodge electrons from their atoms, allowing them to conduct electricity. An electrical circuit is formed when conductors are connected to the positive and negative sides of a cell. A circuit in which electrons flow produces electricity when the circuit is completed. A solar panel is made up of multiple cells, while a solar array is made up of multiple panels (modules) that are connected together. The greater the number of solar panels you can install, the more energy you may expect to create.

Final Words

If you’ve installed solar panels on your roof, you’ve made the easy decision to save money and help save the environment by switching to clean renewable energy. But what happens if you’re not home to use the electricity your solar panels are generating every sunny day? Don’t worry, you may also be able to benefit from a system called ‘feed-in tariffs’ depending on your state and energy retailer.

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