How solar energy works: The simplified version

Solar energy is the most abundant source of energy on Earth, but how can it be used to power everyday life? The answer is through solar panels. Here is a simplified version of how solar energy can be used to power a home.
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Solar energy is the most abundant source of energy on Earth, but how can it be used to power everyday life? The answer is through solar panels. Here is a simplified version of how solar energy can be used to power a home.

John Cheves is a government accountability reporter at the Lexington Herald-Leader. He joined the Herald-Leader in 1997 and previously worked in its Washington and Frankfort bureaus and covered the courthouse beat.