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This Area Would Be Enough to Power the Whole World with Solar Energy

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Did you know how much electricity the world consumes every year? According to the statistical data from the Index Mundi website, the global electricity consumption reached 17,780 billion kWh in 2011 and 19,090 billion kWh in 2012. With the constantly growing population and the expansion of technological infrastructure, this number increases each year while the energy resources of our planet are limited and will be exhausted in the near future.

At the same time, the Earth receives the average of 164 Watts of solar energy per square meter within a 24 hour day, making it 84 Terawatts of power (or 84 billion kWh) per day worldwide. So, the challenge is to collect the necessary amount of solar energy by the means of solar panels. You may

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Award Winning Design: Amazing Glass Roof Tiles Capture Solar Energy To Heat During Winter

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Swedish company has developed a unique home heating system contained within roofing tiles made out of ordinary transparent glass. The attractive house-warming tiles (somewhat ironically) give roofs a beautiful, icy appearance quite unlike anything else weve ever seen before. Instead of traditional roof tiles made of concrete or clay, our tiles are made of glass, allowing the sun to shine through onto the absorbing surface underneath. The energy generated is integrated with the buildings existing heating system or electrical grid.

The tiles are fully integrated into the buildings structure and provide an aesthetic and modern feel to any edifice, contrasting widely with the ugly and fractured finish projected by alternate solar technologies, particularly conventional Solar Panels. This innovative technology is very important for the future of

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