Sun as a renewable source of energy
Sun as a renewable source of energy:-Energy from the sun is called solar energy.-The sun is the primary source of all types of energy. Solar radiation can be converted into 2 types of energy.-This energy is a big asset to tropical countries.-It’s used for warming, drying, lighting and running electrical appliances.Heat as a type of energy from solar radiation-Solar panels are used to tap solar energy which is then used to heat water in coiled pipes which are inside which are painted black.-Mirrors are used to converge rays of the sun on one spot which are then used to heat water or cook food in a pot. Suns rays are reflected and focused on crops to dry them. Electricity as a type of energy from solar radiation-Photo- voltaic cells are used which when sunlight shines on them they generate electricity which is then stored in batteries.