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eBook Real-World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power, 1st Edition

  • Stuart A. Kallen
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822400
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822401
  • DDC: 621.31
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Every day the sun sends 35,000 times more energy to earth than all human power consumption combined. Scientists and engineers are working on cutting-edge research to efficiently harness this power by improving solar cells, solar power plants, and energy storage.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Great Engineering Achievements.
Introduction: Power from the Sun.
1: Current Status: Sunlight to Electricity.
2: Problems: Efficiency and Cost.
3: Solutions: Improving Solar Cells.
4: Solutions: Building Solar Power Plants.
5: Solutions: Solar Energy Storage.
Source Notes.
Find Out More.
Index.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.