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How do we get more energy from the sun?

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  • 2 months ago
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    more than what?  do you mean increase the amount from what it is now ?

    All of the energy from the Sun that reaches the Earth arrives as solar radiation, part of a large collection of energy called the electromagnetic radiation spectrum. Solar radiation includes visible light, ultraviolet light, infrared, radio waves, X-rays, and gamma rays.

    Some of that energy is reflected off the surface or off the atmosphere.

    You could increase the amount of energy by reducing that reflected amount. Adding CO₂ to the atmosphere will do that, for one method, and in fact, is now doing that, reference "global warming".

    IF you mean electrical energy, build more solar arrays.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Giant vaccuum cleaners sucking in energy from the beyond.

    I'm talking the sizes of stadiums.

  • 2 months ago

    Build a shell completely around it, with the interior of that shell covered in solar panels. 

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