The benefits of using solar energy as an alternative means of cheaper energy source.

Ayotunde Sanni 56 PAGES (11717 WORDS) Article
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Solar energy is the energy that is in sunlight. It has been used for thousands of years inmany different ways by people all over the world. As well as its traditional human usesin heating, cooking, and drying, it is used today to make electricity where other powersupplies are absent, such as in remote places and in space. It is becoming cheaper to makeelectricity from solar energy and in many situations it is now competitive with energyfrom coal or oil. A solar cooker can be used for cooking food. Solar energy is also called"Heat Trapper" as it is the automatic, non-mechanical, sun ray trapper.  Solar energy isradiant light and heat from   the Sun that   is   harnessed   using   a   range   of   ever-evolvingtechnologies   such   as solar   heating, photovoltaics, solar   thermal   energy, solararchitecture, molten   salt  power  plants and artificial   photosynthesis.   It   is   an  importantsource   of renewable   energy and   its   technologies   are   broadly   characterized   aseither passive solar or active solar depending on how they capture and distribute solarenergy or convert it into power. The  availability of power is quite limited and as such,alternative means are needed to curb the situation. Solar power is one good alternative. Itof two types; photovoltaics and concentrated solar power. For the purpose of this project,the former   is  utilized.  This  form   includes  the   use  of  solar  panel  which  are   the  heattrappers for trapping the energy from the sun. It is an important source of renewableenergy and  its  technologies   are  broadly  characterized   as  either passive  solar or activesolar depending on how they capture and distribute solar energy or convert it into solarpower. The plethora of fossil fuels being used by major corporations and industries arecreating  an  abundance  of  greenhouse  gasses  in  our  atmosphere  and  causing  climate1
change and other substantial problems for the environment. The cost of energy resourceshas been on the rise from previous years. It is high time we begin a search into futuretechnologies to make the College a more sustainable place. One reasonable solution is theprovision of solar PV systems to serve as alternative source of power in the college. Thiswould go a long way in reducing the amount of CO gases emitted into the atmosphere bythe use of fossil fuels. Apart from the initial investment in solar panels, there is no othercost involved in the generation of solar power. The savings made from going off-grid caneasily be invested in other projects. This can be done by individuals. The benefits of solarenergy   are  ever  increasing   with  different  technologies  coming   up.  The  research  anddevelopment of various solar plants will surely create a sense of equality among differenteconomic groups in the world. This project is about the assembly of a solar system as analternative source of power.
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Sanni, Ayotunde. "The benefits of using solar energy as an alternative means of cheaper energy source." Afribary.com (2020). Accessed December 04, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/writeup