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Floating Solar Panel Farms

Floating Solar Panel Farms

By: Philip Do, Journalist
The aray of 166,000 panels can produce up to 2.6 gigawatts of clean energy, enough to power a large town. This is just one example of a floating solar panel farm in China and there are many more across the world.
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Grand Canyon National Park: Visitor Center Solar Power System 0300 by Grand Canyon NPS is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Pros and Cons of Solar Energy

Solar Energy is a source that many know of. While people are aware of why it is good, few know why solar energy is disliked. Here are some pros and some cons of solar energy.
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Perfect Ring of Fire - Annular Solar Eclipse by Kevin Baird is licensed with CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

Solar Eclipse: What Is It?

A solar eclipse is when the Moon is blocking the Sun, causing some parts of Earth to go dark.
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Solar Roadways by romanakamagician is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

The Failure of Solar Roadways

By: Eric Yang
The solar roadways was one of the largest engineering disasters.
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moon space station building - dyson-sphere by DJANDYW.COM is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Dyson Sphere

The Dyson Sphere is the most effective way of getting energy that we know of. There are three different types of Dyson spheres which are all covered in this article.
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Solar Panels

Solar Panels

By: Diego Diaz

Solar panels only work by sunlight. But, if they are in a dark room they won't work. Solar panels are a great way to save money. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKxrkht7CpY Solar panels can be...

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Solar Energy Drones

Solar Energy Drones

By: Anthony Villota

About 16 years ago, the first drone was made and later sold for sale on public stores. This drone runs on solar energy, so it is more environmentally-friendly than traditional drones. The controller decides...

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Solar Powered Motorcycle

Solar Powered Motorcycle

By: Farwa Khan

Solar motorcycle are super fast. It works if theirs light or sun, if its raining you can charge it before you use it and it can work on rain days, sunny days as in any weather. The solar plane is located...

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#Solar Go-Kart Day 2: Background Research

#Solar Go-Kart Day 2: Background Research

By: Jay Sikka

Here are some links about how to build a go-kart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBnVoQnT_6w This Go-Kart is made out of 4 pieces of plywood. It is not as strong as the Go-Kart in the video below,...

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#solarpanelrccar Day 7

#solarpanelrccar Day 7

By: Jaxson Gomez

We are now pretty good at soldering and plan on soldering the solar panel wires to the RC Car wires so that the solar panel charges the batteries. Soon we will be finished and we will be very impressed,...

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NASAS Helios Prototype(Solar Powered Drone)

NASA’S Helios Prototype(Solar Powered Drone)

By: Anna Burger

NASA has created and drone powered by sunlight through solar panels. This is called the Helios and it was the first drone to fly more than 96,000 feet for more than 40 minutes during a test flight. The...

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Port

Port

By: Leila Plunkett

Port is a solar powered charger better that can be put on a window. It converts radient energy into electrical energy which can be used to power a phone or other device. It uses suction cups to...

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