What are three ways that solar energy can be used?
There are two main types of solar energy.
Solar Thermal - Used for heating water
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) - Used for producing electricity
Solar Thermal is very prevalent in the Leisure industries where
a steady stream of hot water is required for showers etc.
Solar Photovoltaic systems are used on homes as they can produce
enough electricity to power most household appliances, during
There are also solar torches and solar lights.
These work by storing the electricity during the day where you
are then able to use it at night.