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Energy from the sun : solar power

Author: Ruth Owen
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2013.
Series: Power: yesterday, today, tomorrow
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the science of solar power, looking at the technology, benefits, and downsides.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Owen
ISBN: 9781477702703 1477702709 9781477702796 1477702792 9781477702802 1477702806
OCLC Number: 809977980
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Star power --
Yesterday's fuels? --
Fossil fuels and climate change --
A quick solar history lesson --
Photovoltaic solar cells --
A solar-powered home --
Solar dishes and towers --
The world's largest solar power station --
Electricity for everyone --
Clean water and cooking with sunlight --
Solar-powered cars --
Is solar energy perfect power? --
A sunny future?
Series Title: Power: yesterday, today, tomorrow
Other Titles: Solar power
Responsibility: by Ruth Owen.

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Examines the science of solar power, looking at the technology, benefits, and downsides.

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