Category: Solar energy and its utilization

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What are the two types of solar power generation?
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What are the two types of solar power generation?

More than 100 years ago, people started the research on solar power generation. Practical solar power generation has a history of nearly half a century….

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What are the characteristics of solar energy resources?
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What are the characteristics of solar energy resources?

As an energy source, solar energy has the following advantages compared with conventional energy sources such as coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy.(1) Abundant…

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How is the energy of the sun formed?
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How is the energy of the sun formed?

The sun is a luminous giant gaseous star (Figure 1), with a diameter of about 1.39 million km (1.39×109m), a volume of about 1.42×1027m3 (1.3…

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The history of solar energy utilization
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The history of solar energy utilization

Ancient people worshiped the sun very much. Many countries with a long history, such as Egypt, Greece and China, have had many legends about the…

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