What Is Solar Energy and Its Uses?
The heat and light of the sun create solar energy. Solar energy is the most abundant renewable energy source available, and there are different ways to harness it. The most common one is through photovoltaic panels, also known as solar PV. This technology converts sunlight directly into electricity, and it is one of the fastest-growing renewable energy technologies worldwide. In 2010, the total solar PV capacity installed was 40,334 megawatts globally. However, this has grown significantly throughout the past decade. [...]