15 Jul '17, 10pm

More than enough #solarenergy strikes the earth every hour to power society for an entire year. #putsolaronit

More than enough #solarenergy strikes the earth every hour to power society for an entire year. #putsolaronit

Solar is the Latin word for sun—a powerful source of energy that can be used to heat, cool, and light our homes and businesses. That's because more energy from the sun falls on the earth in one hour than is used by everyone in the world in one year. A variety of technologies convert sunlight to usable energy for buildings. The most commonly used solar technologies for homes and businesses are solar water heating, passive solar design for space heating and cooling, and solar photovoltaics for electricity.

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