Solar Energy Facts
Try to know some facts about it and it will help you in your decision if you install or not a solar energy system in your home.
Here are some solar energy facts:
In general, Solar Energy is environmentally friendly unlike other traditional forms of energy that can put harm to our environment. With it you can cook, heat a swimming pool, dry clothes, power a car, and run an attic fan and other small appliances.
It is also a fact with regards to solar energy systems that in home you usually use solar panels, inverter, battery, charge controller, wiring and support structure. For a 1-kilowatt home solar system it will cost you US$10,000 and be installed in 1-2 days. For a 10-12 solar panels it can accommodate a 100 square meter feet of installation area. A 1-kilowatt home solar system can generate about 1,600 kilowatt hour in a sunny day climate for a year. Even using a back-up it can provide an electricity 24/7, even on cloudy days and nights. The solar panel comes in a variety of colors and the solar energy can be collected and stored in batteries, reflected, insulated, absorbed and transmitted that makes it renewable.
There are also solar energy facts in relation to the sun which is the main source of non-renewable fossils fuels and life of plants and animal made possible in earth due to is energy from the sun million years ago and up to the date. Knowing that sunlight travels 186,282 miles per second this made the solar power become accessible anytime and anywhere. It is also responsible for ocean currents and weather patterns, thus weather condition can be predicted. From the mentioned above there are still some interesting facts about solar power. In 1990 when a solar powered aircraft flew 4060km across the USA, using no fuel it created a noise and makes a world record. There are 2 billion people in the world who is suffering from darkness due to absence of electricity with this if solar energy system will given a chance to penetrate in this areas this will be a great help. Shell oil as one of the largest companies of oil in the world predicts that by 2040 50% of the world’s energy will come from renewable sources.
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