This site has some great resources on solar energy. The picture on this page show solar energy gets to you in your house.
The picture on the first page shows that the solar panel produces DC power then goes into a box called a charge controller, then into batteries, then to an inverter then to AC power. Why is this necessary? Leave your thoughts below in the comment box to share with the other kids.
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