Monday, June 22, 2009

Interesting Solar Facts

  • Da Vinci predicted a solar industrialization as far back as 1447.
  • A world record was set in 1990 when a solar powered aircraft flew 4060km across the USA, using no fuel.
  • Electric ovens consume the most amount of electricity, followed by microwaves and central air conditioning.
  • Shell Oil predicts that 50% of the world's energy will come from renewable sources by 2040.

The bottom line is...

Solar energy was thought of since 1447 how cool is that!

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