Solar energy technologies use the sun's energy and light to provide heat, light, hot water, electricity, and even cooling, for homes, businesses, and industry.
There are a variety of technologies that have been developed to take advantage of solar energy.
Producing electricity directly from sunlight.
Heating water with solar energy.
Using the sun's heat to produce electricity.
Using solar energy to heat and light buildings.
Industrial and commercial uses of the sun's heat.