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What is Solar Energy and How Does it Work

Edited by Erica Devaney

Last updated 05/12/2022

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Key Points

  • The sun creates energy in the form of heat and light called photons. Sunlight can be a source of power and heating if it is harvested with the help of technologies, such as photovoltaic (PV) cells
  • Solar-generated electricity is one of the cleanest, renewable, accessible, and climate-friendly sources of energy
  • The federal solar tax credit can help you save thousands of dollars on the total cost of your solar energy system, including panels and installation

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