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31. Solar Energy

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Nuclear fusion in the sun releases a phenomenal amount of energy which reaches earth as shortwave radiation. There are a number of ways in which we try to harness this solar power directly.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• Passive solar heating.
• Active solar heating.
• Focusing collectors.
• Photovoltaics.

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April 2004

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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