Every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year. Solar energy is the technology used to harness the sun's energy and make it useable.
It is predicted that by 2025 solar will be the largest source of energy on the planet.
Thanks to improvements in photovoltaic technology, chemical bonding, photocatalysts and three-dimensional nanoscale heterojunctions, the use of the sun as the world’s primary source of energy will be no longer be for the environmentally conscious; it can be made more accessible to the masses.
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