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5. What is a photovoltaic panel?

A photovoltaic solar panel is made up of numerous solar cells or small cells, usually crystalline silicon. It is a system of semiconductors that can behave as conductors of electricity or as insulators. One part has electrons left over and the other part is missing. When sunlight, composed of photons, hits the photovoltaic cells of the plate, a flow of electrical current between the layers is created.

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Solar energy, a big bet against climate change

Solar energy is one that uses light or heat from the sun to generate electricity or produce heat. Photovoltaic solar panels convert sunlight into electricity through a process called photoelectric. There are millions of people who already use electricity generated by solar energy. The world is aware of the importance of the transition towards a sustainable economy, based on low greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming and therefore climate change. However, there is still a long way to go to significantly reduce the use of fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil…


Solar energy, a clean, inexpensive and inexhaustible source

Solar energy along with wind energy and electric cars, forms a powerful trio to face global warming and climate change. Solar energy is in direct line with the Paris Agreement, based on the non-emission of greenhouse gases and the replacement of fossil fuels with clean energies.

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