HISTORY OF SOLAR ENERGY

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  • FIRST SOLAR COLLECTOR

    FIRST SOLAR COLLECTOR
    HORACE DE' SAUSSURE INVENTED THE FIRST SOLAR COLLECTOR.
  • LIGHT

    LIGHT
    Edmund Becquerel published his findings on how light can be turned into energy. Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/263023
  • EDMOND BECQUREL INVENTED THE P.V. CELL

    EDMOND BECQUREL INVENTED THE P.V. CELL
    EDMOND B. CREATE THE FIRST P.V. CELL ( PHOTOVOLTAIC)
  • CONVERTING SOLAR ENERGY

    CONVERTING SOLAR ENERGY
    AUGUSTE MOUCHOUT A MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR WAS ABLE TO CONVERT SOLAR DIRECTLY INTO MECHANICAL POWER.
  • SOLAR CELL

    SOLAR CELL
    CHARLES FRITTS BUILT THE FIRST SOLAR CELL.
  • DIFFERENT WAYS OF WATER

    DIFFERENT WAYS OF WATER
    Frenchman Charles Tellier installed a solar energy system to heat water for his home.
  • solar collecter

    solar collecter
    william j. bailey invents a solar collector made with copper coils and an insulated box the solar collector similar to current designs.
  • WILLIAM BAILLEY

    WILLIAM BAILLEY
    William J. Bailley invents a solar collector. he later improves his current designs.
  • SOLAR WATER HEATING

    SOLAR WATER HEATING
    FRANK BRIDGERS DESIGNED THE FIRST COMMERCIAL OFFICE BUILDING THAT FEATURES SOLAR WATER HEATING.
  • solar cells

    solar cells
    calvin fuller, gerald pearson and daryl chaplin of bell laboratories create the first silicon solar cell able to generate enough power to run common appliances
  • SELLING SOLAR CELLS

    SELLING SOLAR CELLS
    COMMERCIAL SOLAR CELLS WENT ON THE MARKET AT 300 DOLLARS
  • SOLAR IN SPACE

    SOLAR IN SPACE
    Vanguard I became the first space satellite to use solar cell technology. Space programs still use photovoltaic powered systems today.
  • SOLAR FURNACES

    SOLAR FURNACES
    SOLAR FURNANCES WAS CONSTRUCTED IN FRANCE.
  • FIRST COMPANY

    FIRST COMPANY
    THE SOLAR ENERGY INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION (SEIA) WAS FORMED IN WASHINGTON D.C.
  • THE FIRST SOLAR DISH

    THE FIRST SOLAR DISH
    THE FIRST SOLAR DISH GENERATOR WAS MADE
  • HOME DEPOT

    HOME DEPOT
    HOME DEPOT BEGINS SELLING RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PANELS FOR HOMES.
  • SOLAR KITS

    SOLAR KITS
    SOLAR CELLS WERE USE FOR SCIENCE KITS, SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITYS.