The Sun: Friend or Foe? As explained in the previous article “Solar Energy: The Once and Future King” the Sun, the source of life on Earth has been providing us with an inexhaustible source of energy: its irradiation. But can the Sun also be a threat? Let’s take the things from the beginning. In Ancient…Read more
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Introduction Solar energy is inexhaustible. The amount of solar irradiation that reaches the Earth’s surface is tremendous: approximately 10,000 times more than the current humanity’s energy needs for a whole year . Besides solar power, many other forms of renewable energy such as wind energy, hydropower and biomass depend on the Sun. Wind, used by…Read more
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