Ted Ed explains: How do solar panels work?



Everyday 173,000 terawatts of solar energy comes down to Earth. That’s 10,000 times the amount of power our planet’s population is currently using. Could we one day power our lives using only solar energy? In this Ted Ed video, Richard Komp explains how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.


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Is solar energy really as clean and green as some say?

Falling costs leading to demand rise and increasing mining concerns

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Solar energy: is it economical?

The answer to this isn’t a simple yes or no.


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