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PTT262 RENEWABLE ENERGY TITLE: SOLAR ENERGY Group : A2 & B5 Group members : A2 - ANG WY UE - MOHAMAD AFEEQ NAJMI BIN MOHAMAD ISKANDAR MIRZA RASHID - THIVAASHINI A/P MOHAN - RONNY VINCENT : B5 - NOR AQILAH BINTI MUSA - NURHAZIMAH BINTI ISMAIL - SITI MUTIAH BINTI ABDUL RAZAK - LIM YING TING
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WHAT IS SOLAR ENERGY ? The solar energy is the light produced by the Sun and it is a vast, inexhaustible, and clean resource. Sunlight is a form of radiant energy that travels to the earth as electromagnetic waves. Using solar technology, we are able to "capture" the Sun's radiant energy and convert it to either heat or electricity.
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SOLAR HEATING SYSTEM Collection: Radiant energy from the Sun is captured and converted to solar thermal energy using solar collectors. Storage: The solar thermal energy is stored using thermal mass, water tanks, or rock bins. Distribution: Distribution of the heat can be done with both active solar energy and passive solar energy methods.
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SOLAR ELECTRIC SYSTEM Solar electric systems use solar cells to convert the Sun's radiant energy into electricity. This is done using a principle known as the photovoltaic effect. Since a solar cell only generates about 1-2 Watts of power, it is necessary to combine them into solar power panels in order to generate more power. Solar panels are in turn combined to form solar arrays. These solar panels and arrays are the key component of all residential solar energy systems. The other components of the system convert the generated DC electricity into AC electricity so it can be used by the electrical appliances in your home.
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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS convert solar radiation to electricity via silicon panels, which generate an electrical current when light shines upon it. silicon panels, which generate an electrical current when light shines upon it. These cells do not require fuel and have a standard lifetime of 20-30 years.
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