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Solar Rooftop Installations: Not Quite off the Ground

Energy from the sun can be harnessed primarily by two methods—solar thermal and photovoltaic or PV.  In the former, energy generation results from the conversion of solar energy into heat energy. The solar thermal method uses sunlight to heat up working fluids, such as hot water, hot air, and steam that can be set up for meeting numerous applications in different sectors, including power generation on a large scale, space heating, space cooling, solar water heating, solar cooking, and more...

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