Solar Energy options for New Zealand

Curtis, Neil
May 2008
Future Times;2008, Vol. 2, p8
The article discusses the two methods for harvesting solar energy as electrical energy. One of these is through photovoltaics, which uses semiconductor devices to convert sunlight directly to electricity. Another is by using the heating effect of sunshine to produce electrical energy by traditional thermal methods. Some options through which New Zealand can use solar energy are also described.


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