Energy 101: Solar Power

Our animated correspondent, ‘Little Lee Patrick Sullivan,’ continues our “Energy 101” series with an inside look at solar-power technology. He breaks down the different types of solar devices and how they work, detailing the pros and cons of this renewable energy source.
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Why Don't We Just Put Solar Panels In Space?

If we can capture energy from the sun, why don’t we just put solar panels in space?
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Sources:
https://www.britannica.com/science/photovoltaic-effect

The difference between solar cells and solar panels


http://www.ucsusa.org/clean-energy/renewable-energy/how-solar-panels-work#.WWgHKNPyvoA
https://cosmosmagazine.com/technology/how-solar-cells-turn-sunlight-into-electricity
http://www.physics.org/article-questions.asp?id=51
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-does-solar-power-work/
https://www.livescience.com/41995-how-do-solar-panels-work.html
http://solarjourneyusa.com/bandgaps.php

Silicon Solar Photovoltaic Cell That Can Turn Infrared Radiation Into Electricity Created


https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/SORCE/sorce_02.php
http://news.mit.edu/2012/infrared-photovoltaic-0621
http://energy.mit.edu/news/boosting-solar-cell-efficiency-less-wasted-heat-more-useful-current/
https://ag.tennessee.edu/solar/Pages/What%20Is%20Solar%20Energy/Sunlight.aspx
http://eesc.columbia.edu/courses/ees/climate/lectures/radiation_hays/
http://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/renewables/efficiency-of-solar-cells-continues-to-climb
https://www.space.com/29222-geosynchronous-orbit.html
https://energy.gov/articles/space-based-solar-power
http://discovermagazine.com/2015/july-aug/19-stellar-energy
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/whats-next-solar-energy-how-about-space-180961008/
http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/solar/how-japan-plans-to-build-an-orbital-solar-farm

Space-Based Solar Power

40 Responses to Energy 101: Solar Power

  1. SMITE Scylla says:

    This video makes me wonder why we haven't been toppling over each other trying to find a way to use solar energy as a main source of energy -_-. This video was great

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  3. finn McE says:

    nature is beautiful! 48 seconds to 51

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  8. xxsamperrinxx says:

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  9. Luke Erwin says:

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  10. PAYTON BONAVIA says:

    now i remember why i have depression

  11. bob11374265 guy says:

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  12. William Harris says:

    thank you

  13. Stefka Spiers says:

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  14. Filip Zawadzki says:

    What do you think about using mirascope as panel, placing only small solar panel in the bottom of it?

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  16. punnal says:

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  17. nixon presley says:

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  18. MineBloxGirlGaming/Porsmommy says:

    Wow you also can get the photosynthesis to this thing.

  19. agustin murillo says:

    Hello, I´m starting a proyect and I want to know if you would pay 9us$ for completely sizing a Solar Fotovoltaic system.

  20. Huddo_10 says:

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  22. debendra gurung says:

    how about a cable

  23. Shanaiya Sunderland says:

    Do what makes us dizzy

  24. awesome review and more 123 says:

    Does girls get herer on their fany

  25. _V_Soul_ says:

    It already happened japan leads.

  26. Awesome Hammy says:

    Where I live , scotland , you don’t get much sun because it’s a really rainy and non sunny place so yeah

  27. Daniel Lindqvist says:

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  28. darwin sheeba says:

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  30. Carl Kirchhoff says:

    How about we cover the moon in solar panels? We could build giant Tesla coils to send the energy back to Earth.

  31. Mia Rickard Townson says:

    hey, life noggin, I had a little bit of a disagreement with my family, I would like to know id it possible to live without money.? people say that money makes the world go round.. is this true.???

  32. Yasmeen Raja says:

    Hey blacko,you said that there will be some receiver on the earth that might receive the earths radiation but the solar panels outside the earth will not move but the earth will move ,thus the receiver will also move so the receiving process will be stoped….thankyou……plz answer the question….

  33. golden tech explosion says:

    what is your editing software

  34. Zeyad Ismail says:

    Yup

  35. DezPlayz25 says:

    Lay down an opaque black sheet under the panels so the sunlight isn’t reflected

  36. WeTriedAnimations says:

    why does helium make our voices higher? just wondering

  37. WASEE FARSHID says:

    Then how are we going to be able to use electricity at night?

  38. AdamTGG says:

    Those Solar Panels are just yumming(eating) up the suns light

  39. Puppy Games29 says:

    Answer this bloko is space always at night and dose it have a daytime

  40. MrFlakyXx says:

    That was my idea first.

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