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Energy Resources: Solar power __ You will find general information about Solar power and energy for everything from drying your clothes to heating water and making electricity. - illustrated - From -

Google Solar Panel Project __ Learn how Google uses solar power in its own operations. - From -

How does solar power work? __ "Chemist Paul Alivisatos explains how to generate electricity from sunlight" - illustrated - From - 

"How to make a solar power generator" __ "Using parts easily available from the internet ... and your local stores, you can make a small solar power generator for $250 to $300. Great for power failures and life outside the power grid." - illustrated - From -

How Solar Cells Work __ A brief look at solar power cells. - From -  

Renewable Energy - Solar Energy, radiant/light energy, heat ... __ Information for kids. "Solar energy can be converted into other forms of energy, such as heat and electricity. In the 1830s, the British astronomer John Herschel used a solar thermal collector box (a device that absorbs sunlight to collect heat) to cook food during an expedition to Africa. Today, people use the sun's energy for lots of things." - illustrated - From -


Solar energy __ An introduction to Solar energy and Solar power. - illustrated - From -

Solar energy __ "Solar power provides electrical generation by means of heat engines or photovoltaics. Once converted its uses are only limited by human ingenuity." You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

Solar Energy International: Kids Info __ Solar power information for kids along with links to additional resources. - From -

Solar Energy - Science - The New York Times __ Article about solar power and links to many additional resources. - From New York Times -


Solar Energy Technologies Program: Concentrating Solar Power __ "The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Technologies Program researches and develops this clean, utility-scale solar thermal technology to foster our nation's energy security."  Learn about their research. - From -

Solar Power __ You will find general information and links to additional resources about Solar power. - From -

Solar Power History __ "Ancient Egyptians built places to live that allowed stored energy from the sun during the day, and a heat release during the night. This kind of architecture heated homes at night while keeping the temperature low during the day."  And that is only the beginning of the story. - From -

Solar power history - Solar power examples - Solar power information __ A basic introduction to Solar power and its history. - From -

Solar power might be a solution for you __ A commercial site but jam-packed with basic information about Solar power. - illustrated - From -


Solar Power - Technologies that harness the energy of the sun __ Lots of information and many articles. - illustrated - From -

What is solar power? __ A brief overview of solar power. - From -

What is Solar Power? __ Brief and Straightforward Guide, What is Solar Power?  You will find an introduction to solar power and many links to additional resources. - From -



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