Solar Energy Facts – 50 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

Interesting facts about solar energy

A solar panel has a warranty of 25 to 30 years.

Compared to all the renewable energies, solar energy is the most widely used.

Satellites in the space are powered by the solar energy.

Solar energy will be more affordable in future with the advancement in technologies.

The first solar car was built by International rectifier Company in 1958.

There are incentive programs for solar panel installation, to encourage people to switch to sustainable energy.

The largest solar power plant in the world is located in the Mojave Desert, in California. It covers an area of 1,000 acres and generates 354 MW.

Solar power is noise pollution free, as it doesn’t have any moving parts that may make noise.

A home solar panel component consists of solar panels, battery, inverter, charge regulator and wiring.

The fastest solar car is built by Japan’s Ashiya University with a top speed of 57 miles per hour in 2014.