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    Capturing Solar Energy

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    Explain the following statement: Unlike fossil fuels, solar energy is not resource-limited but is technology-limited.

    Despite the readily available sun's energy and potential advantages of direct solar heating, trapping the sun's energy using current technology is often inefficient. Why?

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    Fossil fuels are indeed limited, due to the fact that fossil fuels will be exhausted at some point in time, but the sun is a readily available resource of energy with nearly limitless ...

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    This solution discusses solar energy.