Solar energy in Turkey

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Summer in Turkey, where it seems the sun never stops shining, is a solar enthusiast's dream come true. And in the country side, as well as in the city, people are taking advantage of the sun's rays. At the moment, the greatest use of solar energy is in solar thermal systems for heating water. Everywhere you ...

Solar Radiation and Agriculture

Solar panels are not the only things that convert solar radiation into energy. Plants have been doing this for billions of years. How can farmers make use of solar radiation data?  A huge decision farmers face is which crop to plant. This depends on a number of factors, two of which are soil moisture and the ...