Well Known US Companies That Use Solar Power
The impact of corporate solar is significant: the solar installations analyzed in the SEIA report produce enough electricity to power 402,000 U.S. homes and offset 2.4 million metric tons of carbon dioxide each year.
Yet, people are still in doubt why solar energy is good. Solar energy is being used by the plants to make food through the process photosynthesis. This a natural process where plants along with carbon dioxide, water etc., prepare food using solar energy. This, in turn, will help us in getting healthier and tastier food for consumption. This is the natural way in which solar energy is utilized.
Seeing that this technology is expensive, there was another approach called “thin-film” solar technology elaborated by scientists, with far less expensive crystals, namely, copper-indium-gallium-selenide used in the process of shaping flexible films for generating and supplying solar energy; however, they do not appear as efficient. As far as solar panels’ production is concerned, according to The Eco Experts (n.d.), these items are composed of solar cells that are produced from such semiconductors as monocrystalline silicon or polycrystalline silicon that display the above-mentioned photovoltaic effect. To gain power output rating of solar panel, solar cells are bound together. After the interconnected cells become protected with a weatherproof coating made of glass, the whole section is sealed in order to produce a solar photovoltaic panel. Connectors are adjusted for them to enable solar panels to be bound to external devices and batteries as well as solar panel systems (The Eco Experts, n.d.).
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