James 'Jimi' Holt

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  1. panels use the light of the sun to allow current to flow, but the heat of the sun deacrtts from their ability to do this. They thus have to be cooled with air flow to keep them efficient as generators of electricity. We can use both, of course, but the output heat is low grade we want the panels to stay below 38C. A previous poster described an optimum temperature that is far too high may have been reading a Fahrenheit site. Wherever there is sunlight we can have heat even when it is cold outside. SAME WITH ELECTRICITY. Unlike just heat, electric generation fails if the temperature gets too high.

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