How Solar Works
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How energy is produced from the sun

1.5 billion people worldwide live without access to electricity. For people without access to an electrical grid, solar energy is the most cost-effective source of electricity as it provides clean energy to select regions and creates new opportunities.

While the start-up costs of solar equipment can be higher than generators, the long term operating costs are very small since there is no fuel to buy and little maintenance to carry out. One can consume solar energy or feed into a public power grid. With a battery storage excess generated electricity can be stored. See how it works: