Solar unit

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Solar Unit = the solar power striking the earth as a whole averaged throughout the day and throughout the year. (200W/m2)

Energy Consumption in solar units[edit | edit source]

1	 boiling water
10-1	 tropical climate
10-2	 absolute upper limit
10-3	 U.S. level

Source[edit | edit source]

A global view of solar energy in rational units. originated by A. Rose Phys. stat. sol (a) 56, 11 1979.