Solar energy is the most abundant, renewable energy source in the world. Solar energy systems refer to technologies that convert the sun's heat or light to another form of energy for use. The consumption of non-renewable sources like oil, gas and coal is increasing at an alarming rate. The time has finally come to look after some other renewable sources of energy i.e. solar, wind and geothermal energy. Although many countries have started utilizing solar energy extensively but still they have to go a long way to exploit this energy to fulfill their daily demand for energy.
Solar energy is one of the most widely used renewable source of energy.
Solar energy is a completely free source of energy
The earth gets 174 Petawatts of incoming solar radiation in the upper atmosphere.
Solar energy produce no pollution, have no environmental effects and is ecologically acceptable.
The largest solar power plant in the world is located in the Mojave Desert in California, covering 1000 acres.