Sunny Forecast: Solar energy on the rise

April 2008
Plenty;Apr/May2008, Issue 21, p38
The article reports on the continuous growth of solar energy industry in the U.S. with its double-digit annual growth rate in 2006. Solar energy has two forms which are both eco-friendly including the solar thermal (ST) which uses the sun to heat water and solar photovoltaic (PV) which uses the sun to generate electricity. Various information on ST and PV are given including its biggest users, efficiency and its good and bad side.


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