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Solar energy can be harnessed and applied in a variety of ways – not just via solar panels. While photovoltaic solar panels converting light into electricity is a well-known concept, it’s not the only way to harness solar energy.

Solar panels are the most popular method to power your home, however, there is an underutilized technology known as solar heating that should not be overlooked.

Here, we come to you with a new entry where we will talk about hybrid solar panels for some, and mixed panels for others. If this is your first time hearing any of these terms, don’t worry; there are still people who have been in the solar energy sector and within the renewable energy sector for a long time and who, till this day, do not know it.

Authors designed and experimented with multistage evaporation system for production of distilled water. Two Scheffler concentrators of 16 sqm each were used for generating steam in the first stage at 8 bar pressure and the pressure is gradually brought down to 1 bar, in four stage distillation unit.