In previous articles we have highlighted the great interest of man throughout history in the search for sources of electricity generation, and as we know the most recognized are those obtained through the so-called fossil fuels, ie those that come from hydrocarbons, however, as is known its implementation generates large amounts of CO2 emissions into our environment, this feature has motivated man to the innovation of new technological alternatives to mitigate such adverse effects.
So far we have been related to two types of new alternative sources of clean energy generation such as the SmartFlower and the wind turbine without blades, both alternatives with the ability to generate electricity without the implementation of fossil fuels, the first through the implementation of solar energy and the second through the use of wind power, and this time we will analyze in general another of these alternatives such as floating solar plants.
Floating solar plants
This type of source represents another new and wonderful alternative for the generation of electrical energy under natural conditions through the accumulation of solar energy, that is to say, a source of the so-called clean energy, and where the field of technology plays an important role due to the enormous advances in relation to photovoltaic energy, This technique of floating solar plants manages to generate more energy than traditional solar plants, and this is because the water in which they float provide cooling to these solar panels, and as a result there is greater efficiency (about 10%) when generating electricity, this in relation to the panels placed on land.
The important thing about this type of method or technological innovation is the use of the enormous amount of natural energy that comes from our central star such as the Sun, and it is estimated to be around 89,000 TW (terawatts, that is, one trillion watts), this amount of energy represents about 6 thousand times more than all the electrical energy we consume worldwide, which is estimated to be around 16 TW.
With technological innovations such as this type of floating solar plant, we continue to demonstrate the great work of the entire scientific-technological field in the search to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the sources of electricity generation in a natural way, and thus, as clean as possible to come from such a natural source as in this case as it is the Sun.
There is a long way to go in the search for this type of energy, which tries to somehow replace the generation of electricity through the use of the well-known fossil fuels from hydrocarbons, which as we have said, both their deposits and reserves are finite, and therefore, exhaustible over time, in addition to generating a large amount of CO2.
I think that we should continue aiming at this type of new sources of generation of the so important electrical energy, since it has undoubtedly allowed us to make the great leap to our remarkable modernity, and we must also preserve as much as possible our so precious and vital environment, and this action favors us, both in the present and future generations.
Until another opportunity my dear readers, waiting for your important contributions in this regard and to consolidate the issue raised.
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