TITLE

There's Money in Sunlight

AUTHOR(S)
Hegland, Don
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Assembly;Sep2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the commercial viability of investing into solar energy. He notes that even oil-producing country United Arab Emirates had invested $2 billion in thin-film photovoltaic production equipment to take advantage of its sunlight from open deserts and to prepare for possible oil decline. He says that sunlight striking a cell will generate direct current (DC). He states that cells can capture thermal energy from the sun and transform heat into electricity.
ACCESSION #
34355874

 

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