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3 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Solar cells 2018-02-12 From karla:Solar (photovoltaic) cells convert sunlight directly into electricity. If solar cells were 100% efficient, they would generate about 1000 watts of power per square meter of surface area when exposed to direct sunlight. With lower efficiency, they generate proportionally less power. For example, 10% efficient cells generate 100 watts of power in direct sunlight. Suppose you want to supply 22 kilowattss of power to a house by putting solar panels on its roof. For solar cells with the average power of 49 watts per square meter of solar panels, how many square meters of solar panels would you need? Assume you can make use of the average power from the solar cellsAnswered by Penny Nom.     Watts and kilowatts 2008-06-23 From Kenneth:Hello: Here is my question: Find the kilowatt-hours of electricity used by a light bulb with a rating of 60 watts if the light is used for 10 hours.Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Harley Weston.     Kilowatts and Horsepower 2006-11-03 From Michael:How many Kilowatts=1 Horsepower or Horsepower=1 Kilowatt?Answered by Stephen La Rocque.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français