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(BBC-US)   Sun... I am disappoint   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Awkward, Heat, Solar cell, Sun, United Kingdom, SunPower, Tidal power, Photovoltaic array, Temperature  
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1120 clicks; posted to STEM » on 08 Aug 2022 at 2:20 PM (24 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-08-08 2:39:43 PM  
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Who.... Thought solar panels generated electricity from heat, not light?
 
2022-08-08 12:53:44 PM  
2 votes:
Because increased heat on earth, which is caused by human activity, isn't what generates electricity, it's generated by the energy released by the sun, which has stayed the same? (in a relative way, of course)

/DNRTFA
 
2022-08-08 2:49:09 PM  
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fatassbastard: Because increased heat on earth, which is caused by human activity, isn't what generates electricity, it's generated by the energy released by the sun, which has stayed the same? (in a relative way, of course)

/DNRTFA


TFA: But its chief executive Chris Hewett says: "The heat itself brings down the efficiency of solar panels slightly."
 
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