Solar Energy

Solar energy technologies use the sun’s energy and light to provide heat, light, hot water, electricity, and even cooling, for homes, businesses, and industry.

There are a variety of technologies that have been developed to take advantage of solar energy.
Solar Energy Technologies:

Photovoltaic Systems
Producing electricity directly from sunlight.

Solar Hot Water
Heating water with solar energy.

Solar Electricity
Using the sun’s heat to produce electricity.

Passive Solar Heating and Daylighting
Using solar energy to heat and light buildings.

Solar Process Space Heating and Cooling
Industrial and commercial uses of the sun’s heat.