We use energy of the sun for our advantage in few different ways. There are water-heating systems that provide warmth for swimming pools, houses, and other buildings. There are small batteries build into pocket devices like calculators, that can power them virtually infinitely.
In one hour sun emits so much power into earth’s direction, that if we only were able to capture it, we will power the whole planet for a year.
The History of Solar Energy
Even famous philosopher Socrates once told that each house should be south facing. Thanks to that it’ll be receiving a maximum amount of sunrays during the winter. After Roman Empire fallen, the idea of using solar energy disappeared for as along as about two thousand years.
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