There are three main ways to harness solar energy: photovoltaics, solar heating and cooling, and concentrating solar energy.
How solar energy is being used?
The most commonly used solar technologies for homes and businesses are solar photovoltaics for electricity, passive solar design for space heating and cooling, and solar water heating. This may interest you : A federal investigation freezes solar plans to see if China has breached trade rules. Businesses and industry are using solar technologies to diversify their energy sources, improve efficiency and save money.