Unformatted text preview: employ this method? • What are photovoltaic cells, how do they work (generally), how are they used? • What is a solar “wind” tower, how does it work? • What is a solar stirling dish, how does it work (generally)? • Do all parts of the earth receive the same amount of solar energy and if not, what factors determine the amount of solar energy is received? • How does the cost of electricity generated by solar power compare with that generated by other forms of energy (fossil fuels, hydro, nuclear, etc.)? 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2011 for the course EVPP 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at George Mason.
- Winter '08